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In pictures: Preston fans bid farewell to Sir Tom Finney as PNE draw with Orient

North End and Orient teams pay tribute to Sir Tom Deepdale was still and quiet, as over 13,000 people paid their tribute and respects to a legend of football. Sir Tom Finney passed away aged 91 and Preston supporters vowed […]

6 years ago
Preston North End fans prepare to send off Sir Tom Finney

Tens of thousands of Preston North End fans are gathering at Deepdale ahead of Saturday afternoon’s clash with Leyton Orient. Following the announcement of Sir Tom Finney’s death last night […]

6 years ago
Opinion: A tribute to Sir Tom Finney

It’s not exaggerating to say that Preston has lost its favourite son. Sir Tom Finney was quite simply the best footballer to ever play for Preston North End Football Club. […]

6 years ago
Sir Tom Finney dies: Tributes paid by footballing world (and others)

Sir Tom wins his England cap The footballing world is in mourning this morning as one of its greatest players has passed away. Sir Tom Finney was a one club player, and that club was Preston […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Sir Tom Finney dies: Preston City Council to open book of condolence

Sir Tom is front left, in the 1940-41 wartime PNE team A book of condolence to Sir Tom Finney is to be opened at the Town Hall. Prestonians will be invited to come and write their tributes and memories of one […]

6 years ago
Sir Tom Finney death: PNE fans begin tributes to footballing legend

Preston North End fans have begun paying their respects at Deepdale to Sir Tom Finney. On hearing the news of Sir Tom Finney’s passing, which broke around 10pm, PNE fans […]

6 years ago
The legend: Sir Tom Finney in facts and figures

A sad day to reflect on the passing of a great footballer. Here are a few facts that helped made Sir Tom great: Born in Preston in 1922, Sir Tom […]

6 years ago
In pictures: Five memories of Sir Tom Finney

1953. Sir Tom gives out prizes at Saul Street baths As the sad news emerges of a passing of one of Preston’s favourite sons, Sir Tom Finney, we pick out five pictures from the Preston archive of the PNE legend. […]

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