Preston midfielder Mark Rankine in the thick of the action against Athletic Bilbao at Deepdale in 2000

Preston's pre-season friendly photos from down the years

Who remembers Preston North End playing Athletic Bilbao, AEK Athens and Kocaelispor in pre-season friendlies?

A look back in pictures at some of PNE's pre-season friendly games from down the years.

PNE striker David Healy in the tick of the battle against Turksih side Kocaelispor in Germany in 2001

5. Turkish opposition in Germany

PNE striker David Healy in the tick of the battle against Turksih side Kocaelispor in Germany in 2001
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Philippe Coutinho scores from the penalty spot against PNE in 2013

6. Liverpool's first visit

Philippe Coutinho scores from the penalty spot against PNE in 2013
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Mark Rankine is tackled by David Unsworth in Everton's visit to Deepdale in August 2001

7. Visit from the Toffees

Mark Rankine is tackled by David Unsworth in Everton's visit to Deepdale in August 2001
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PNE midfielder Paul McKenna is challenged by a Bury player at Gigg Lane in 2005

8. All shook up at the Shakers

PNE midfielder Paul McKenna is challenged by a Bury player at Gigg Lane in 2005
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