When Preston North End goalkeeper Thorsten Stuckmann was PNE's penalty-scoring hero

Jordan Pickford scoring from the penalty spot for England in their Nations League shoot-out win over Switzerland on Sunday made the headlines.

Monday, 10th June 2019, 2:52 pm
Updated Monday, 10th June 2019, 3:52 pm
Thorsten Stuckmann scores from the penalty spot for Preston against Oldham in November 2014

The former Preston North End loan goalkeeper found the net in impressive style in the 6-5 win on penalties which followed a 0-0 draw in 120 minutes of action.

But who can remember Thorsten Stuckmann doing likewise for PNE a few years ago?

Stucki scored the winning penalty in the northern area semi final of the Johnstone's Paint Trophy against Oldham Athletic at Boundary Park in November 2014.

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Thorsten Stuckmann is congratulated by his Preston team-mates after scoring the winning penalty at Oldham

The giant German slammed his spot-kick into the roof of the net in a marathon shoot-out which ended 10-9.

He had saved earlier in the shoot-out from Oldham's Mike Jones.

During his time at Deepdale, Stuckmann had a pretty good record when facing penalties and it turned out he didn't mind them taking them either.