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?

Monday, 24th December 2018, 8:23 am
Updated Tuesday, 8th January 2019, 5:02 pm
PNE get the better of Blackpool

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
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
Adrian Hughes, Tony Ellis, pictured, and Warren Joyce got the goals to see off Wanderers at Deepdale
This Boxing Day clash is famous for PNE turning up without their shirts and having to borrow some from Crewe. Ian Bogie is pictured scoring for North End
Michael Jackson scored the winner 20 years ago just seven minutes into this Division Two clash
Iain Anderson celebrates scoring the only goal of the game at Molineux
David Healy scored for PNE but Michael Jackson was sent off late on for the Lilywhites
Goals from Jon Parkin and Sean St Ledger saw off the Rams at Deepdale 10 years ago
Nine years ago PNE's home game against the Tykes was called off due to....well, look at the picture
Teenager Jamie Douglas scored a 90th minute equaliser for PNE - his only goal for the club. David Unsworth and Graham Alexander were in caretaker charge at the time
Josh Brownhill scored the winner at Brunton Park, curling home a fine shot to finish off a superb PNE move started on the edge of their own box