Preston North End home kits through the years

Preston North End launched their new home kit this week for the 2019/20 season.

By Dave Seddon
Thursday, 23rd May 2019, 1:05 pm
PNE launched their 2019/20 home kit this week - we have a look back at some of their strips from years gone by
PNE launched their 2019/20 home kit this week - we have a look back at some of their strips from years gone by

We look back at some of the North End home kits over the five decades.

Alan Tarbuck celebrates scoring for PNE in 1972
Preston switched to wear blue socks in the 1974/75 season

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Mike Elwiss in action for PNE against Shrewsbury on the final day of the 1977/78 season
PNE were one of the first clubs in English football to have a shirt sponsor in 1979 when they linked-up with Pontins
Paul McGee celebrates scoring for PNE against Cambridge
PNE went back to dark blue shorts in 1981 when Tommy Docherty took over as manager
PNE's kit was supplied by Leyland company John Harrison Sports in the mid-1980s
PNE had a nod to the past when they wore hooped socks in the 1985/86 season
The Hobott-manufactured kit was a big hit in the 1986/87 promotion season and remains a favourite to this day
PNE went back to wearing all white in 1988 - Tony Ellis in action against Blackpool
PNE were sponsored by Ribble Valley Shelving in 1991 - Graham Shaw sporting the kit in a League Cup clash with Scarborough
PNE wore the Matchwinner-designed 'Zebra' kit in 1992/93
PNE's shirts were sponsored by Coloroll in the 1993/94 season - Mike Conroy and Tony Ellis celebrate in a 6-1 win over Shrewsbury in August 1993
PNE's kit in the 1994/95 season was a bit different with the vertical use of advertising
Steve Wilkinson and Andy Saville in the 1995/96 promotion season kit
Preston brought the manufacturing of their playing strip in-house in 1996 with 'Kit' making the shirts
Mark Rankine wearing a long-sleeved version of the 1998/99 PNE kit against Manchester City
Manchester firm 'Joe Bloggs' made the 2000/01 PNE strip - Steve Basham sporting it against Sheffield United
PNE were sponsored by in 2002/03 as Craig Brown took the helm at Deepdale
Ricardo Fuller wearing the Admiral manufactured Preston kit in the 2003/02 season
Preston's shirts had red advertising on for the first time in the 2004/05 season
The 'Enterprise' sponsored shirts in the 2005/06 season