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Who is Darnell Fisher? Five things about PNE’s new signing

Alex Neil has made Rotherham full back Darnell Fisher his first signing as Preston North End manager.

Football
Darnell Fisher in action for Rotherham against PNE in April

PNE reel in Rotherham's Fisher

Preston North End have signed Rotherham United right-back Darnell Fisher.

Preston North End
Andy Boyle and John Welsh sandwich Jon Walters in PNE's friendly clash with Burnley

Boss making the most of Deepdale squad

Alex Neil was pleased to see more of the Preston squad get game-time under their belts in clash with Burnley.

Preston North End
Kevin Ellison goes for goal against AFC Fylde.

AFC Fylde 2-1 Morecambe

Morecambe lost out to National League side AFC Fylde in their penultimate game of pre-season.

Football
Charlie Bailey. Picture: Tony North

Lancaster City 1-2 Barrow

In their latest pre-season test Lancaster City put in a competitive performance in a close affair with Barrow at Giant Axe.

Non-League
Pep Guardiola reportedly looks set to miss out on Kylian Mbappe

Gossip: Mbappe wants Madrid move?

Wednesday’s transfer stories claim Monaco striker prefers a move to Spain...

Football

VIDEO: Maguire hopes first PNE goal is just the start

Sean Maguire hopes he’s given Preston North End fans a taste of what’s to come after a fine debut goal.

Sport
Luis Reece

Leyland’s Luis back to haunt old club

Leyland’s Luis Reece left his mark on his former county with a T20 best unbeaten 97 from 55 balls as Derbyshire Falcons beat Lancashire Lightning by 35 runs in the NatWest Blast game at Derby.

Lancashire Cricket
PNE boss Alex Neil

Hugill missing because of injury says PNE boss

Alex Neil says Jordan Hugill's absence from the Preston North End team against Burnley was down to injury.

Preston North End
Josh Earl in the thick of the action against Burnley.

PNE 1-2 Burnley - As it happened and reaction

Sean Maguire scored on his Preston North End debut as the Lilywhites lost out to Premier League Burnley on Tuesday night.
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Sean Maguire on his PNE debut

Match report: PNE 1 Burnley 2

Sean Maguire scored on his Preston North End debut but could not prevent his new side slipping to defeat against Burnley at Deepdale.
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Samantha Murray

Sam achieves season’s best at Euros

Pentathlon GB’s Samantha Murray produced her best result of the season as she finished 14th in the Women’s Senior European Championships final in Minsk on Saturday.

Sport
Graeme Ballard in action in the 100m T36 at the London Stadium at the weekend

Ballard open to medal tilt in Tokyo

Chorley sprint star Graeme Ballard has refused to rule out the possibility of competing in his fifth Paralympic Games.

Athletics
Reece Deakin takes on Lancaster City's Ben Hudson during the friendly at the Globe Arena.

Morecambe new boy Deakin ready to stake claim for regular starting spot

Reece Deakin hopes to stake his claim for a regular starting spot after becoming Morecambe’s sixth summer signing.

Football
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte

Gossip: Conte’s green light to splash the cash?

Tuesday’s football rumours claim Chelsea boss could spend big....

Football
Macauley Wilson

Brig assistant is tipping Wilson for bright future

Assistant boss Simon Wiles believes Bamber Bridge new boy Macauley Wilson can use the club as a springboard back into full-time football.

Bamber Bridge FC
Jack Catterall, left, is set to face Tyrone Nurse

Catterall earns a shot at Nurse for British title

Unbeaten Chorley boxer Jack Catterall has earned a shot at the British Super Lightweight title.

Boxing
Greg Cunningham will captain PNE in Tom Clarke's absence

Attitude delights Deepdale boss

Alex Neil says the Preston squad has been a joy to work with since he took the reins at Deepdale.

Preston North End
Greg Cunningham during PNE's clash with Newcastle

Greg is PNE stand-in skipper

Greg Cunningham has been named as Preston North End captain in the absence of the injured Tom Clarke.

Preston North End
Daryl Horgan rides a challenge in PNE's clash with Newcastle

Daryl eager to face Clarets

Preston winger Daryl Horgan is looking forward to getting another chance to impress Alex Neil in the friendly clash with Burnley at Deepdale.

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