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Match Preview: Preston North End vs. Wycombe Wanderers

Preston North End return to Deepdale this afternoon when they take on Gareth Ainsworth’s Wycombe Wanderers. The home form this season has been poor, of course, but this feels like a big chance to keep the momentum going from Tuesday’s excellent win over Bournemouth. Whatever the rights and wrongs of the criticism that has been given out over recent weeks – that’s […]

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The Manager’s Lost the Dressing Room? What, Now?

First of all, hopefully, Patrick Bauer makes a full recovery from the achilles injury he sustained, he’ll be a miss. Secondly, the goals. All three were superb. The commentator on the red button coverage on Sky referred to our opener as “Attacking football at its best!” and that’s exactly what it was. The second goal was, well… stunning. Just watch it again […]

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What Exactly is the Club’s Long Term Plan?

Was Tuesday night against Rovers an awful night? Absolutely. Was Saturday’s defeat against former Premier League side Watford disappointing? Yes, but not really a surprise all things considered. However, I’m not here to write directly about either of those games. George Hodgson over at LancsLive has articulated his feelings very well after the Rovers game, much better than I could, and you […]

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Match Preview: Watford vs. Preston North End

It’s a return to away action as Alex Neil and his side travel down south to face former Premier League side, Watford. The Hornets are currently sitting 5th in the Championship table ahead of this weekend’s fixtures.  The game comes after a horrible defeat at home to rivals Blackburn Rovers, but I think enough has been said about that one, so we’ll […]

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Meet the hosts

Jimmy Atkinson

Jimmy Atkinson

Co-host

Manager of PNE fans team. Husband and father. Sit on the Invincibles and have ended up talking on a podcast.

Oli O’Connell

Oli O’Connell

Co-host

Economics graduate. Accountant. Preston North End and football fanatic. Loves stats as well as the tactical side of the game.

Jake Oates

Jake Oates

Host

Attempt to host the podcast and the one behind From the Finney. Grassroots football coach. Digital marketer.

Match Preview

Match Preview: Preston North End vs. Wycombe Wanderers

Preston North End return to Deepdale this afternoon when they take on Gareth Ainsworth’s Wycombe Wanderers. The home form this season has been poor, of course, but this feels like a big chance to keep the momentum going from Tuesday’s excellent win over Bournemouth. Whatever the rights and wrongs of the criticism that has been given out over recent weeks – that’s […]

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Match Preview: Watford vs. Preston North End

It’s a return to away action as Alex Neil and his side travel down south to face former Premier League side, Watford. The Hornets are currently sitting 5th in the Championship table ahead of this weekend’s fixtures.  The game comes after a horrible defeat at home to rivals Blackburn Rovers, but I think enough has been said about that one, so we’ll […]

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Match Review

The Manager’s Lost the Dressing Room? What, Now?

First of all, hopefully, Patrick Bauer makes a full recovery from the achilles injury he sustained, he’ll be a miss. Secondly, the goals. All three were superb. The commentator on the red button coverage on Sky referred to our opener as “Attacking football at its best!” and that’s exactly what it was. The second goal was, well… stunning. Just watch it again […]

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Analysis

The Impact of No Fans in Stadiums

On March 7th, 2020 North End lost 3-1 to QPR leaving us going home disappointed after a second-half implosion. Not a significant or extraordinary game but it did turn out to be the last time Deepdale had fans present. Unfortunately, it seems as though any chance of us returning anytime soon is slim. This has meant that what should have been a […]

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Scott Sinclair: A Statistical Analysis

Scott Sinclair’s clinical brace at Brentford took his goal tally to 6 in North End colours, meaning he has only scored more goals for 3 other clubs – Swansea, Villa and Celtic. That’s quite an astonishing statistic for somebody who has represented 14 clubs, but perhaps it highlights just how patchy his career has been. Now 31, you could pin the blame […]

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Ryan Ledson: Coming of Age

For a number of years now, North End have bought players based on their potential. Ryan Ledson is one of those and he’s now starting to show signs of reaching that potential, something that the club clearly thought he was capable of reaching back in 2018. The club has received a lot of criticism in terms of their activity in the transfer […]

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