Preston North End F.C. is a professional men's football club based in Preston, in Lancashire, UK. The team is currently playing in the country's second tier division league, the EFL Championships. Some of its fans cheer the team at the stadium, but the majority choose the comfort of home and pubs to catch a Preston North End live stream. Be sure to never miss a game update by keeping yourself informed of all the upcoming games on this site!
The club which founded as Preston North End F.C. was actually focused on cricket and introduced football as a means of staying active in the winter months. This happened in 1875, but by May 1880, the club decided to divert all of its attention to football.
In 1888, Preston North End became one of the founding members of the Football League, and in that year went on to win both the first League Championship and the FA Cup. For the next 70 years, the team remained in the country's top tier tournament, but by 1961 it got relegated to lower tiers.
The Lilywhites, as the team is fondly called, has been based at its current stadium since its inception in 1875. As a result, Deepdale is the country's oldest football stadium to be continuously used by a major league team. Through various upgrades and developments over the years, the stadium can hold over 23,400 fans. The rest, happily watch football on tv so as not to miss any moment of the action.
Stats and Records
In 1938, the team recorded its highest fan attendance during a Football League First Division match against Arsenal. 42,684 roaring cheers supported the team, however Arsenal won the game 3-1. The team's biggest win was recorded back in 1887 during the FA Cup. Preston North End trashed Hyde 26-0. In 1948, it went on to suffer its biggest overall defeat, during a Division 1 match against Blackpool which ended in 0-7.
A team as rich in history as Preston North End has boasted some enviable talent over the years. Amongst these is Tom Finney who scored the highest number of goals for the team during League games, and overall. During League games, Finney scored 187 goals over 433 appearances, whereas overall, he scored 210 goals in 473 appearances.
In 2019, the team paid its highest ever price for a new player. Thousands watched Preston North End tv as the club confirmed the transfer of Brad Potts for the cool price of £1,500,000. Just one year earlier, the team earned £10,000,000 with the transfer of Jordan Hugill to West Ham United.
Long before FA Cup TV listings or football live streams, Preston North End won the FA Cup twice, in 1889 and 1938. The club has also been a runner up of this competition five times. The Lilywhites have also lifted a total of eight lower-tier championships, including two Division 1 trophies.
To this day, Preston North End continues to entertain thousands to enjoy watching football on tv. Those asking to know when is Preston North End on TV should check out the team's website, which offers this and a lot more useful information.