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Big match focus: Norwich v PNE


At the age of 35, the Scotsman is one of the youngest managers in the Football League.

Preston North End
Dave Smith, Openreach; Paul Thomson, RSM from the Artillery Centre in Larkhill; Tony Palin, army veteran; Jamie Bacon, Openreach

Next stop, PNE!

Four ex-military mates will be hitting Preston North End’s football ground today as part of their tour of 92 league football grounds, within 92 hours to raise money for SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity.

Graham Dorrans celebrates after scoring the opener in Tuesday's 2-2 draw at Fulham

PNE face an angry Canaries

The Norwich players had their angry heads on after a midweek draw with Fulham cost them the Championship top spot.

Preston North End
Morecambe boss Jim Bentley. Picture: B&O PRESS PHOTO

Shrimps back on road after more home woe

Jim Bentley vowed to come out fighting after seeing his Morecambe players suffer yet another home defeat.

Boss Neil Crowe

Brig eyeing top spot after good run

Bamber Bridge will look to maintain their strong form when they face Clitheroe in a local derby at the Sir Tom Finney Stadium tomorrow.

Marcus Carver is available again after suspension

Magpies boss bears no grudges

Chorley boss Matt Jansen has dismissed suggestions that there will be tensions in the air when Stockport County arrive at Victory Park tomorrow.

Dave McCann (photo: Tony North)

Dolly Blues’ feet on the ground

There is no chance of anyone getting carried away with Lancaster City’s fine recent run according to assistant boss Dave McCann.

Lancaster City
Bailey Wright, Tom Clarke and Alex Baptiste may form a defensive three

Grayson enjoying test against the best

Preston will seek to clip the wings of Norwich’s high-flying Canaries and add another big scalp to their collection tomorrow.

Preston North End
Dylan Crossey (facebook)

Football mad teen to be buried with his PNE hero’s boots

A FOOTBALL-mad teenager will be given a touching send-off today, buried with the boots of his hero.

Celebrations after Paul Gallagher found the net at Deepdale on Wednesday

Gallagher hopes October-fest continues

Paul Gallagher is pretty fond of the month of October.

Preston North End
In action for PNE against Brighton's Steve Sidwell last weekend

Exclusive Ben Pearson PNE column

It has been great to be back as a regular starter in the Preston side over the last few weeks after a difficult start to the season.

Preston North End
Sean Gregan looks a little bemused after beating the goalkeeper from 45 yards at Norwich

Memory match: Norwich v PNE

It is not a surprise that Sean Gregan recalls Preston’s visit to Norwich on March 17, 2001, with crystal-clear clarity.

Preston North End
Anthony Foley's death was a huge shock last weekend

Gareth Dyer’s rugby union column

Former Preston Grasshoppers player and ex-director of rugby at Lightfoot Green writes every week for the Evening Post

Last week was a busy one on both the local and European rugby scene with the first round of games in this season’s European competitions and a full domestic league 

Rugby Union
Paul Gallagher is congratulated by Ben Pringle

Dave Seddon’s verdict on PNE’s victory over Huddersfield

The Royal Mail and UPS will be snapping-up Paul Gallagher’s services at this rate, such was the quality of his delivery in Preston North End’s victory over Huddersfield Town on Wednesday night.

Preston North End
Preston North End celebrate their opening goal against Huddersfield.

PNE 3-1 Huddersfield: Five things we learned

Reporter Adam Lord takes a closer look at Preston’s win over Huddersfield as North End made it six unbeaten in all competitions

Paul Gallagher was PNE's star man against Huddersfield.

Grayson hails Gallagher’s return to PNE side

Simon Grayson hailed star man Paul Gallagher as Preston North End kept up their fine run with a big win over Huddersfield Town.

PNE boss Simon Grayson looks on during the game against Huddersfield.

PNE boss Grayson pleased with pressing in Huddersfield win

Preston North End boss Simon Grayson said his side’s work without the ball was key to their 3-1 win over Huddersfield Town on Tuesday night.

Preston North End
PNE v Huddersfield

Match report: PNE 3 Huddersfield 1

Paul Gallagher's delivery was key to Preston North End's victory over Huddersfield Town at Deepdale.
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Goalkeeper Alanis Parkinson

Garstang beaten by early goal

Garstang Ladies Hockey Club 1sts hosted Pendle in a table-top North Division Two clash and it was the visitors who came away with a narrow 1-0 victory.

Stonyhurst Under-14s

Stonyhurst success

Stonyhurst College’s girls are to represent Lancashire in the next regional rounds of the Under-14s, Under-16s and Under-18s National Schools’ Hockey Tournament.

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