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PNE go under the radar

Preston North End’s rise up the table and being in the pack of clubs challenging for a play-off slot has in the main gone under the radar.

Preston North End
Paul Gallagher shields the ball from Blackburn striker Sam Gallagher at Ewood Park

Gally aiming for PNE start

Paul Gallagher’s contribution in helping Preston secure a draw with Blackburn could well earn him a starting place when action resumes after the international break.

Preston North End

PNE’s never-say-die spirit

Simon Grayson has seen his Preston side cash in with a number of late goals this season.

Preston North End
Jim Bentley saw his side beaten for the fifth straight game on Tuesday

Shrimps’ boss has no complaints after Stanley defeat

Morecambe boss Jim Bentley had no complaints after watching his side beaten by Accrington Stanley on Tuesday night.

Morecambe FC
Aaron Wildig scored a consolation goal for Morecambe

Match report: Morecambe 1 Accrington Stanley 2

It’s now five consecutive defeats for Morecambe after they were comfortably second best at the Globe Arena on Tuesday night.

Morecambe FC

VIDEO: Lowe targets homecoming fight if Ceylan rematch is delayed

Isaac Lowe wants a homecoming fight if he’s made to wait for a rematch with Dennis Ceylan.

Boxing
Chorley Athletic and Triathlon Club's winning junior members

County success for junior Chorley athletes

A successful winter of racing for the juniors of Chorley Athletic and Triathlon Club has resulted in 18 athletes being chosen to represent Lancashire across the cross country and sports hall teams.

Athletics
Jack Catterall

Jack: Gethin’s style will play to my strengths

Chorley’s Jack Catterall says Martin Gethin’s aggressive style will be his downfall when the 140lbs rivals clash next month.

Boxing
Laura Massaro of England in action against Nouran Gohar of Egypt during day one of the PSA Dubai World Series (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images)

Massaro eyes more glory in Hull

Chorley squash star and England No.1 Laura Massaro is eyeing another Allam British Open title.

Squash
Chorley's Jack Sampson celebrates scoring. Photo credit Josh Vosper

Chorley boss Jansen wants his men to enjoy the final run-in

Chorley boss Matt Jansen wants his Magpies to enjoy the final run-in and insists the pressure is all on their promotion rivals as the finish line nears.

Chorley
Ross Barkley is reportedly in line for a move this summer

Barkley to earn his Spurs move this summer?

Tuesday’s transfer stories from the papers and web

Football
Jim Bentley (Picture: Matt Rushton)

Bentley is counting the cost of fixture pile-up

Morecambe welcome Accrington Stanley to the Globe Arena tonight with manager Jim Bentley admitting he cannot wait for March to end.

Morecambe FC
Dave Smith was well known in Lancashire Sunday League circles

Teams take time out to remember stalwart Dave

Tributes have been paid to one of the Lancashire Sunday League’s former players Dave Smith, who 
has sadly passed away at the age of 53.

Football
Preston striker Jordan Hugill is nursing a shoulder injury

Grayson will make most of international break

Simon Grayson will use the international break to get Preston’s squad ready for an ‘eight-game season’.

Preston North End
North End winger Daryl Horgan was named League of Ireland player of the year

Daryl scoops award after European run

Preston winger Daryl Horgan has been recognised for his form in the colours of former club Dundalk.

Preston North End
Shirley Fishman is pictured in the pink suit

Home-Start Chorley and South Ribble life president Shirley Fishman ‘will be sadly missed’

Staff and Trustees of Home-Start Central Lancashire were very sad to hear that their life president Shirley Fishman had died aged 92.

News
Huddersfield Town's John Smith's Stadium

Tickets on sale for PNE's Good Friday game

Preston North End have put tickets on sale for their Good Friday clash with Huddersfield Town.

Preston North End

Last-action hero McGeady hits the box just at the right time in derby clash

Aiden McGeady admitted his last-gasp equaliser which earned Preston a draw against Blackburn was something of a collector’s item with it coming inside the box.

Preston North End
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

Is Wenger Gunner stay at the Emirates?

Monday’s managerial and transfer stories from the papers and web

Football
Southport and Ainsdale Amateurs who have reached the Lancashire Amateur Cup final

S&AA bid for final success at long last

Southport and Ainsdale Amateurs hope to make it third time lucky in the Lancashire Amateur Cup final when they face Old Boltonians AFC at Leyland’s County Ground on Wednesday (7.30pm).

Football
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