Features

Welcome to our features section. Here you will find everything from quizzes and opinion pieces to some historical pieces, looking back into the Preston North End archives.

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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A Visit to Exquisite Euxton

For me personally and for From the Finney, Monday was an unbelievable day. First things first, I’d just like to put on record my thanks to Hannah for the invite to the new training ground and sorting everything out, Ben for the guided tour and to Peter Ridsdale for his time in between recording with local press and Sky Sports. I was […]

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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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A Historic Milestone: Game 5,000

As a North End fan, like many, if not the majority of you reading this, I’m incredibly proud to say that I support this fine football club, steeped in footballing history and tradition. We are a founding member of the football league, we hold the record for the biggest win in the FA Cup with our 26-0 victory over Hyde United in […]

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Thank You and Goodbye, Skipper

Captain, leader, legend. Three words that have been used aplenty to describe the departing Tom Clarke as his 7-year stay at Deepdale came to an end. Clarkey is a product of Huddersfield Town’s academy and signed his first professional deal in 2005 and made his debut against MK Dons. He scored his first goal for Huddersfield against none other than Blackpool who […]

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