Preston North End News

Alex 'Mitchell' Neil watches on during the Premier League game between Norwich City and Chelsea on March 1, 2016
Alex Neil: 'Preston North End wrongly written off for promotion'
Alex Neil admits that he was keen to change Preston North End's style of play in his first season at the helm, which he hopes will end with promotion come next May.
Sep 22, 17:44
Harry Redknapp in charge of Birmingham City in April 2017
Alex Neil 'feels' for Harry Redknapp after axe
Preston North End manager Alex Neil says that he has sympathy for Harry Redknapp following his axe by Birmingham City.
Sep 20, 15:50
Swindon Town's Lloyd Jones on the touchline during the FA Cup clash with Eastleigh on November 15, 2016
Liverpool 'willing to offload Lloyd Jones in January following Preston interest'
Liverpool are reportedly willing to sell young defender Lloyd Jones to Preston North End in the January window.
Sep 19, 12:29
Alex Neil poses with his Manager of the Month award for September 2016
Alex Neil "delighted" with Cardiff City scalp
Preston North End manager Alex Neil reveals his delight after his side inflict a first league defeat of the season on Cardiff City.
Sep 13, 18:10
Goalkeeper Anders Lindegaard of Manchester United acknowledges the crowd at fulltime during the match between the A-League All-Stars and Manchester United at ANZ Stadium on July 20, 2013
Burnley to sign Anders Lindegaard?
Burnley are reportedly considering signing free agent Anders Lindegaard after the loss of Tom Heaton to injury.
Sep 13, 17:50
A general view of a corner flag in action during the Sky Bet League One match between Preston North End and Leyton Orient at Deepdale on February 15, 2014
Preston North End cancel Liam Grimshaw's contract
Liam Grimshaw, who spent time on loan with Chesterfield earlier this year, is released by Preston North End after struggling to break into the first team.
Aug 31, 21:37
Eoin Doyle of Chesterfield in action during the Sky Bet League Two match between Northampton Town and Chesterfield at Sixfields Stadium on January 25, 2014
Oldham Athletic land Eoin Doyle on loan
League One side Oldham Athletic sign Preston North End striker Eoin Doyle on a loan deal running until January.
Aug 31, 20:08
Jordan Hugill of Preston North End in action during the pre season friendly match between Preston North End and Hearts at Deepdale on July 18, 2015 in Preston, England.
Preston North End reject Jordan Hugill transfer request
Preston North End confirm that they have rejected a written transfer request from in-demand striker Jordan Hugill.
Aug 29, 13:49
Gary Gardner of Aston Villa moves away with the ball during the pre season friendly match between Swindon Town and Aston Villa at the County Ground on July 21, 2015
Report: Championship trio keen on Aston Villa midfielder Gary Gardner
Aston Villa midfielder Gary Gardner is believed to be on the radar of Championship trio Brentford, Preston North End and Queens Park Rangers.
Aug 20, 16:01
Bobby Reid of Bristol City during the Pre Season Friendly match between Bath City and Bristol City at Twerton Park on July 10, 2015
Championship roundup: Bristol City storm top on low-scoring opening day
Bristol City move to the top of the Championship table after the first Saturday of the season courtesy of a 3-1 victory over Barnsley on an otherwise low-scoring day.
Aug 5, 17:01
A general view of Deepdale ahead of the Sky Bet League 1 Playoff Semi-Final match between Preston North End and Chesterfield at Deepdale on May 10, 2015
Arsenal youngster Stephy Mavididi joins Preston North End on loan
Championship side Preston North End sign Arsenal forward Stephy Mavididi on a season-long loan.
Aug 4, 20:31
Alex 'Mitchell' Neil watches on during the Premier League game between Norwich City and Chelsea on March 1, 2016
Preston North End appoint Alex Neil as new boss
Preston North End announce that Alex Neil has agreed to become their new manager on a rolling 12-month contract.
Jul 4, 17:00
Simon Grayson the manager of Preston North End looks on prior to the Capital One Cup Second Round match between Preston North End and Watford at Deepdale on August 25, 2015
Sunderland confirm Simon Grayson appointment
Sunderland confirm the appointment of Preston North End boss Simon Grayson as their new manager.
Jun 29, 19:44
Simon Grayson the manager of Preston North End looks on prior to the Capital One Cup Second Round match between Preston North End and Watford at Deepdale on August 25, 2015
Preston North End allow Sunderland to hold talks with Simon Grayson
Preston North End allow Sunderland to open talks with boss Simon Grayson over the vacant managerial position at the Stadium of Light.
Jun 29, 12:22
Josh Harrop celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Crystal Palace on May 21, 2017
Manchester United youngster Josh Harrop to join Preston North End
Josh Harrop, who topped the scoring charts for Manchester United's academy side last season, is to join Preston North End on a permanent deal next month.
Jun 23, 15:33
David Moyes looks dejected during the Premier League game between Middlesbrough and Sunderland on April 26, 2017
Report: David Moyes lined up for Preston North End job
Former Sunderland manager David Moyes could reportedly be on his way back to Preston North End should Simon Grayson leave the club this summer.
Jun 18, 13:33
Simon Grayson the manager of Preston North End looks on prior to the Capital One Cup Second Round match between Preston North End and Watford at Deepdale on August 25, 2015
Simon Grayson "fully committed" to Preston North End amid Sunderland interest
Preston North End manager Simon Grayson insists that he is "fully committed" to the club amid speculation linking him with the vacant post at Sunderland.
Jun 16, 15:38
Jordan Hugill of Preston North End in action during the pre season friendly match between Preston North End and Hearts at Deepdale on July 18, 2015 in Preston, England.
Wolverhampton Wanderers lodge bid for Preston North End striker?
Wolverhampton Wanderers reportedly lodge a bid of £2m for Preston North End striker Jordan Hugill.
May 10, 13:15
Rafael 'show me the money' Benitez gestures during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Sunderland on March 20, 2016
Rafael Benitez questions refereeing appointment for Preston North End clash
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez hopes that "everything will be fine" after learning that a Huddersfield-born referee will take charge of the meeting with Preston.
Apr 21, 18:05
Paul Lambert looks on prior to kickoff during the FA Cup fift- round match between Blackburn Rovers and West Ham United on February 21, 2016
Paul Lambert, Tom Barkhuizen win Championship awards for March
Wolverhampton Wanderers boss Paul Lambert and Preston North End forward Tom Barkhuizen are named as the Championship Manager and Player of the Month for March.
Apr 7, 09:40
Huddersfield Town manager David Wagner at the FA Cup fifth-round match against Manchester City on February 18, 2017
David Wagner, Aiden McGeady claim Championship accolades for February
Huddersfield Town manager David Wagner and Preston North End winger Aiden McGeady claim the Championship Manager and Player of the Month awards for February.
Mar 10, 09:32
Connor Randall in action for Liverpool on January 20, 2016
Championship trio to bid for Liverpool defender Connor Randall?
Liverpool defender Connor Randall reportedly emerges as a loan target for Wolverhampton Wanderers, Barnsley and Preston North End.
Jan 30, 16:10
Substitute, Republic of Ireland's striker Robbie Keane leaves the pitch after the Euro 2016 Qualifier, Group D football match against Scotland on November 14, 2014
Robbie Keane likely to join British club in January
Free agent Robbie Keane says that he is likely to join a British club before the end of the January transfer window.
Jan 21, 11:30
Substitute, Republic of Ireland's striker Robbie Keane leaves the pitch after the Euro 2016 Qualifier, Group D football match against Scotland on November 14, 2014
Robbie Keane assessing offers before January move
Republic of Ireland legend Robbie Keane says that he is currently assessing a number of offers before deciding on the next move of his playing career.
Jan 18, 14:54
Robbie Keane of Republic of Ireland celebrates after scoring Ireland's 3rd goal during the UEFA EURO 2016 Qualifier between Gibraltar and Republic of Ireland at Estadio Algarve on September 4, 2015 in Faro, Portugal.
Report: Republic of Ireland legend Robbie Keane on Preston North End radar
Former Republic of Ireland forward Robbie Keane is looking into a move to Championship outfit Preston North End, according to reports.
Jan 16, 15:16
Simon Grayson the manager of Preston North End looks on prior to the Capital One Cup Second Round match between Preston North End and Watford at Deepdale on August 25, 2015
Simon Grayson: 'Mixed emotions from Arsenal defeat'
Preston manager Simon Grayson admits that he is gutted by his side's FA Cup defeat to Arsenal, but insists that he is proud of the team's performance.
Jan 7, 20:14
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Arsenal on December 18, 2016
Arsene Wenger: 'Arsenal underestimated Preston North End'
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admits that his side may have underestimated Preston heading into their FA Cup third-round clash at Deepdale.
Jan 7, 20:07
Olivier Giroud in action during the FA Cup game between Preston North End and Arsenal on January 7, 2017
Olivier Giroud: 'Preston North End commitment surprised Arsenal'
Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud admits that his side were "surprised" by the commitment shown by Preston during the first half of their 2-1 FA Cup defeat at Deepdale.
Jan 7, 19:59
Bailey Wright signs for Bristol City on January 6, 2017
Bristol City announce signing of Bailey Wright from Preston North End
Bristol City announce signing of Preston North End defender Bailey Wright on a two-and-a-half-year deal.
Jan 6, 11:08
Wigan Athletic manager Owen Coyle prior to kick-off against Doncaster on August 20, 2013
Owen Coyle angry over denied penalty
Blackburn Rovers manager Owen Coyle claims that his side were denied "as clear a penalty as you will see" in their 3-2 defeat at Preston North End.
Dec 12, 12:51
Wigan Athletic manager Owen Coyle prior to kick-off against Doncaster on August 20, 2013
Owen Coyle: 'We're capable of beating Preston North End'
Blackburn Rovers manager Owen Coyle says that his side are "more than capable" of defeating Preston North End in the East Lancashire derby.
Dec 9, 15:08
Wayne Rooney and Michael Carrick lift the FA Cup trophy on May 21, 2016
Football Association announces televised FA Cup games
The Football Association reveals which FA Cup third-round fixtures will be televised in January, with West Ham United's game with Manchester City kicking off the weekend.
Dec 8, 18:51
The FA Cup is seen prior to the FA Cup First Round match between FC Halifax and Bradford City on November 9, 2014 in Halifax, England.
Manchester United to host Reading in FA Cup third round
Manchester United are drawn at home to Reading in the third round of the FA Cup, former Red Devils star Jaap Stam heading back to Old Trafford as Royals manager.
Dec 5, 19:34
Jermaine Beckford of Preston North End celebrates his goal during the Sky Bet League One Playoff Semi-Final, first leg match between Chesterfield and Preston North End at the Proact Stadium on May 7, 2015
Jermaine Beckford, Eoin Doyle fines used to refund fans following red cards
Preston North End announce that fines issued to Jermaine Beckford and Eoin Doyle will be used to refund fans' tickets to Saturday's loss at Sheffield Wednesday.
Dec 5, 14:15
Simon Grayson the manager of Preston North End looks on prior to the Capital One Cup Second Round match between Preston North End and Watford at Deepdale on August 25, 2015
Preston North End boss: 'Eoin Doyle, Jermaine Beckford an absolute embarrassment'
Preston North End manager Simon Grayson describes Eoin Doyle and Jermaine Beckford, who were sent off for fighting on Saturday, as an "absolute embarrassment".
Dec 4, 09:16
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez on March 20, 2016
Rafael Benitez hints at Newcastle United changes in EFL Cup
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez suggests that he will make changes to his side for their EFL Cup clash with Preston.
Oct 24, 19:29



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