Preston Euros fan zone applauds as England football team take the knee

Yesterday (Sunday, 13 June) England fans at City fan zone in Preston cheered as players took the knee to show solidarity with Black Lives Matter. Unfortunately, a minority of fans […]

2 months ago
Preston Grasshoppers to become coronavirus vaccination centre

Preston Grasshoppers to become Covid vaccination centre. Pic: Ben Murphy Preston Grasshoppers Rugby Football Club is to become a Covid-19 vaccination centre. The club will be transformed by Thursday 4 February and the centre will operate 8am-8pm seven days a […]

6 months ago
Ingol’s Fit Football set to kick off in Leyland after lockdown

A five-a-side football league designed to improve men’s fitness and wellbeing is set to expand after lockdown ends. Fit Football, which launched at PlayFootball in Ingol in 2018, is now […]

6 months ago
Lancashire FA u-turn on decision to ban grassroots football in Preston and South Ribble until new year

An amateur football game in Preston Pic: Jim Beattie Lancashire Football Association have announced that following updated professional medical health advice, all grassroots football activity, youth and adult, can immediately restart in eight parts of Lancashire. These areas are […]

8 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Signed Preston North End poppy shirt set to raise funds for veterans

A poppy shirt signed by the Preston North End squad is being auctioned to raise funds for Broughton House Veteran Care Village, the north west home for ex-servicemen and women. […]

8 months ago
South Ribble Borough Council challenge Lancashire FA’s decision to suspend grassroots football until new year

An amateur football game in Preston Pic: Jim Beattie Lancashire FA announced their decision to suspend all amateur football matches until January on Friday 4 December. The decision was met with frustration and anger, which led Lancashire FA to release another […]

8 months ago
Lancashire FA explain further decision over temporary suspension of grassroots football in Preston and South Ribble

An amateur football game in Preston Pic: Jim Beattie The governing body for amateur football in Preston and Lancashire has decided to suspend all matches until January. Lancashire FA announced the decision on Friday (4 December) afternoon. All grassroots […]

8 months ago
Preston historian explores the importance of football to fans during Covid-19

Deepdale stadium. Pic: Tony Worrall A leading academic from the University of Central Lancashire has explored the importance of football during the coronavirus pandemic. As fans across the country have been looking forward to the […]

11 months ago
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