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Match Preview: Preston North End vs. Norwich City

North End return to action this weekend after the international break and will line up for the first time since August 2017, without being managed by Alex Neil. Frankie McAvoy, Alex Neil’s former assistant, has been named as the interim head coach for the remainder of the campaign with the sole aim of ensuring safety and his reign will start with the […]

Lukas Nmecha
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Ranking the 5 Best Alex Neil Signings

A lot has been said over the last few months about the club and Alex Neil’s time in charge, exacerbated by the fact that we are all stuck at home and social media is our only real outlet. A perhaps underrated aspect of lockdown football for those who regularly attend is that just turning to your mate, family member or usual faces […]

Alex Neil - Memory Lane
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Alex Neil: A Trip Down Memory Lane

There’s a saying in football that you’ve probably all heard before – “play for the name on the front of the shirt, and they’ll remember the name on the back.” Alex Neil hasn’t featured as a player for Preston North End, but it’s clear for all to see that he gave absolutely everything for that famous Lilywhites. This piece is my attempt […]

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5 Talking Points from a Busy Few Days

It’s been a busy few days since the defeat away at Boro last Tuesday night. I’ve got 5 different talking points below that some of you might think are on the negative side. Please, bear with me as I think these are all important talking points and things that need to be brought up.  Is Alex Neil at Fault? Sunday afternoon saw […]

Darnell Fisher
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Match Preview: Middlesbrough vs. Preston North End

It’s a very quick turnaround from Saturday’s defeat in Buckinghamshire as Alex Neil’s men travel to the North East to face Neil Warnock’s Middlesbrough side on Tuesday night. Neil Warnock hasn’t enjoyed his last few encounters with North End or Alex Neil, going 3 games without a win against North End and never beating Alex Neil as a manager. But we haven’t […]

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5 Talking Points From the Last Week

Had the second half been as dismal as the first on Saturday, I feel this piece would have had a lot more of a negative focus. A lacklustre performance away at Millwall (despite a superb Ched Evans volley) followed by a very poor first-half showing against Bournemouth and it looked like it would be a week with 0 points and not much […]

Scott Sinclair goal v Bournemouth
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Match Preview: Preston North End vs. Bournemouth

We’re back at Deepdale this weekend as Alex Neil’s side look to bounce back from defeat in south London as promotion-chasing Bournemouth on Saturday afternoon. Johnathan Woodgate’s side will be travelling up North in high spirits after winning their last two games, enjoying a 1-2 win away at Bristol City on Wednesday night. The win put Bournemouth back into the play-off places, […]

PNE v Millwall
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Match Preview: Millwall vs. Preston North End

It’s a midweek trip to the capital for Alex Neil and his men as North End face Millwall. The trip to the Den comes after North End ran out 3-0 winners against Huddersfield Town at the weekend with a brilliant team performance which had everything the North End faithful have wanted to see recently. Goals from Brad Potts, Ched Evans and Scott […]

PNE v Huddersfield
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5 Talking Points from the Last Week

After a fairly disastrous 4-0 defeat to inform Cardiff City last weekend, I think it’s fair to say the pressure was certainly mounting on Alex Neil and the players following a run that had seen North End pick up only 7 points from a possible 27 in the league stretching back to our game on January 2nd and only scoring only four […]