PNE get the better of Blackpool

12 Preston North End games at Christmas: The best of the Lilywhites' Boxing Day matches from down the years

In the mood for some festive football when Hull City visit Deepdale on Boxing Day?

We've taken a look through our archives at some of Preston North End's most memorable Christmas fixtures from down the years.

Alex Bruce (2), Mike Elwiss, Gordon Coleman got the goals in this Christmas meeting with the Shakers in the old Division Three

1. PNE 4 Bury 0 - Boxing Day 1977

Alex Bruce (2), Mike Elwiss, Gordon Coleman got the goals in this Christmas meeting with the Shakers in the old Division Three
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Two games in two days over Christmas! PNE drew 0-0 at Blackburn, pictured, and then just 24 hours later were held 2-2 by Notts County at Deepdale

2. Blackburn 0 PNE 0 - Boxing Day 1980

Two games in two days over Christmas! PNE drew 0-0 at Blackburn, pictured, and then just 24 hours later were held 2-2 by Notts County at Deepdale
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PNE came back from 1-0 down to win with goals from Gary Swann, pictured, and Gary Brazil

3. PNE 2 Blackpool 1 - Boxing Day 1987

PNE came back from 1-0 down to win with goals from Gary Swann, pictured, and Gary Brazil
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Adrian Hughes, Tony Ellis, pictured, and Warren Joyce got the goals to see off Wanderers at Deepdale

4. PNE 3 Bolton 1 - Boxing Day 1988

Adrian Hughes, Tony Ellis, pictured, and Warren Joyce got the goals to see off Wanderers at Deepdale
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