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Preston North End FC

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About the Club

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In Brief

Founded: 1880
Turned Professional: 1885

Current Division: EFL Championship
Home Stadium: Deepdale
Address: Sir Tom Finney Way, Preston, Lancashire PR1 6RU

Nicknames: The Lilywhites, The Whites
Main Sponsors 2019/20: 32Red
Club Mascot: Deepdale Duck

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Preston North End FC - Official 2019/20 Home Kit

White shirt with navy blue trim and detailing. Navy shorts with white detailing. White and navy hooped socks.


Preston North End FC - Official 2019/20 Away Kit

Yellow shirt, shorts and socks with blue detailing.


Preston North End FC - Official 2019/20 Third Kit

Green shirt with yellow trim and white detailing. Yellow shorts and socks with blue detailing.


Preston North End FC - Official 2019/20 Fourth Kit

Red shirt with white detailing. Red shorts with white trim and detailing. Red socks with white detailing.

History and Honours

Stadium History

Deepdale (1878-Present) / View Stadium

Club Honours

Division 1 Champions: 1888/89, 1889/90
Division 2 Champions: 1903/04, 1912/13, 1950/51
Division 2 (3rd Tier) Champions: 1999/00
Division 3 Champions: 1970/71
League 1 Play-Off Winners: 2014/15
Division 3 (4th Tier) Champions: 1995/96
FA Cup Winners: 1888/89, 1937/38
Football League War Cup Winners: 1940/41
Football League Founder Members: 1888/89

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1st Team Squad 2019/20

Tom Barkhuizen (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Patrick Bauer (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Tom Bayliss (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Billy Bodin (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Alan Browne (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Tom Clarke (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Michael Crowe (Goalkeeper) /  Soccerbase  
Ben Davies (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Darnell Fisher (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Paul Gallagher (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Josh Harrop (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Mathew Hudson (Goalkeeper) /  Soccerbase  
Andrew Hughes (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Paul Huntington (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Daniel Johnson (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Ryan Ledson (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Sean Maguire (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Louis Moult (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
David Nugent (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Ben Pearson (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Brad Potts (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Joe Rafferty (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Connor Ripley (Goalkeeper) /  Soccerbase  
Declan Rudd (Goalkeeper) /  Soccerbase  
Scott Sinclair (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Jayden Stockley (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Jordan Storey (Defender) /  Soccerbase  

Club Staff


Owner: Trevor Hemmings
Vice-Presidents: Bryan Gray, Maurice Lindsay
Chief Executive: John Kay
Finance Director: Kevin Abbott
Directors: Anthony Hughes, David Robinson, David Taylor
Advisor to the Board: Peter Ridsdale

Management & Coaching Staff

Manager: Alex Neil (Age 39 years) / Appointed 4th July 2017 (3 years, 6 months, 11 days ago) /  Soccerbase  
Coaches: Frankie McAvoy, Steve Thompson
Goalkeeping Coach: Jack Cudworth

Former Managers

Simon Grayson (Feb 2013-Jun 2017) /  Soccerbase  
Graham Westley (Jan 2012-Feb 2013) /  Soccerbase  
Phil Brown (Jan 2011-Dec 2011) /  Soccerbase  
Darren Ferguson (Jan 2010-Dec 2010) /  Soccerbase  
Alan Irvine (Nov 2007-Dec 2009) /  Soccerbase  
Paul Simpson (Jun 2006-Nov 2007) /  Soccerbase  
Billy Davies (Aug 2004-Jun 2006) /  Soccerbase  
Craig Brown (Apr 2002-Aug 2004) /  Soccerbase  
David Moyes (Jan 1998-Mar 2002) /  Soccerbase  
Gary Peters (Dec 1994-Jan 1998) /  Soccerbase  
John Beck (Dec 1992-Dec 1994) /  Soccerbase  
Les Chapman (Feb 1990-Sep 1992) /  Soccerbase  
John McGrath (Jun 1986-Feb 1990) /  Soccerbase  
Brian Kidd (Jan 1986-Mar 1986) /  Soccerbase  
Tommy Booth (Feb 1985-Jan 1986) /  Soccerbase  
Alan Kelly (Dec 1983-Feb 1985) /  Soccerbase  
Gordon Lee (Dec 1981-Dec 1983) /  Soccerbase  
Tommy Docherty (Jun 1981-Dec 1981) /  Soccerbase  
Nobby Stiles (Jul 1977-Jun 1981) /  Soccerbase  
Harry Catterick (Aug 1975-May 1977) /  Soccerbase  
Bobby Charlton (May 1973-Aug 1975) /  Soccerbase  
Alan Ball Sr (Aug 1970-Feb 1973) /  Soccerbase  
Bobby Seith
Jimmy Milne
Cliff Britton
Frank Hill
Scot Symon
Will Scott
Tommy Muirhead
Lincoln Hyde
Alex Gibson
Frank Richards
Jim Lawrence
Vincent Hayes
Charlie Parker
E H Bahr
William Sudell

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Club Media

Official Websites

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Official Social Media

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Official Apps

/ Club App: (iOS Universal (iPhone, iPad and iPod touch))

Local Radio Stations

/ BBC Radio Lancashire: (95.5, 103.9 & 104.5 FM / 855 & 1557 MW / 12A (223.936MHz) DAB)
/ BBC Radio Manchester: (95.1 & 104.6 FM / 12C (227.360MHz) DAB)

Club Trivia

Famous Supporters

Wade Barrett: (Professional wrestler and former bare-knuckle boxer)  / Twitter: @StuBennett
Mark Lawrenson: (Football commentator and former professional footballer) 
Remi Moses: (Former professional footballer) 

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