The tribute to the ‘boss’ was lump in the throat stuff, watching the video played on the big screen at 2.50pm was emotional to say the least.
Trevor Hemmings owned PNE since the summer of 2010 but his involvement at Deepdale goes back to April 1973 when he joined the board of directors as vice-chairman.
Players will wear black arms and a minute's applause took place before kick-off.
Mr Hemmings was a three times winner of Grand National - on Friday at Haydock Park, jockeys held a minute's silence before the day's race meeting started.
You couldn’t help but be moved by the sight of a flat cap being placed on the centre spot and then located for the duration of the game behind the goal at the Town End.