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Preston in top places to have produced most England international footballers

Sam Johnstone playing for England U19s against Croatia in 2012 Pic: Catherine Kõrtsmik, CC BY 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons Preston ranks in the top ten districts to have produced the most England international footballers, new research shows. According to ACME Whistles, Preston is joint seventh having bred five England […]

2 weeks ago
Sir Tom Finney Remembered by historian and author, David John Hindle MA

  Local historian and author David John Hindle MA, was, for most of the life of Sir Tom Finney, a great admirer of the man they call ‘Preston’s own son’. […]

6 years ago
Preston North End legend Sir Tom Finney dies aged 91

We are very sad to report that a Preston legend has died. Sir Tom Finney has died at the age of 91. Preston North End announced his death on their […]

7 years ago
Deepdale Duck sets off to promote PNE Day in honour of Sir Tom Finney

sir tom finney's splash North End’s mascot Deepdale Duck is setting off for a tour of the city’s schools this month. The mascot will be visiting over 200 primary schools in Preston and beyond […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Infamous Preston artist strikes bronze with latest sculpture

Peter Hodgkinson, the Preston artist who created the city’s famous sculpture of Sir Tom Finney, had his latest piece of work unveiled today – in a pub. Forty-five-year-old Hodgkinson has […]

10 years ago
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