The PNE squad are back in pre-season training. Here are a collection of photos from the second day at Springfields.
Our photographer Neil Cross was at Springfields on day two of training to capture the squad being put through their paces.
Patrick Bauer and Joe Rafferty take part in a training run Ben Pearson trains under the watchful eye of coach Frankie McAvoy Andrew Hughes controls the ball watched by Jack Armer, Patrick Bauer and Ryan Ledson. Alan Browne attempts to hold off Joe Rafferty in a training drill Preston manager Alex Neil passes the ball Paul Gallagher in training with PNE North End midfielder Alan Browne stretches out during the warm-up Josh Harrop in training at Springfields. PNE midfielder Jack Baxter stretches in the warm-up. Tom Barkhuizen opted for a long-sleeve top to begin with in Friday's training session Preston goalkeepers Michael Crowe and Declan Rudd are put through their paces Louis Moult and Connor Ripley link arms during the warm-up PNE fitness coach Tom Little leads the stretch session Alan Browne stretches watched by the PNE coaching staff Declan Rudd dives to try and make a save in training Josh Ginnelly controls a ball as Alex Neil watches on PNE's summer signing Patrick Bauer in training Graham Burke and Josh Ginnelly lead the running Preston centre-back Paul Huntington has a swing of water between drills Brad Potts is back on the training pitch after a knee operation First-year pro Jack Armer goes through his paces with Alex Neil watching on The Preston squad do a warm-up lap of the pitch Josh Earl gets ready for the next run Josh Harrop was glad to be back out on the training pitch after recovering from an ruptured ACL