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17 April 2015

Ten facts about Preston North End ahead of our League One encounter


 1: FOUNDED:1880

2: NICKNAME:The Lilywhites, North End

3: HOME GROUND: Deepdale 

4: CAPACITY: 23,404 

5: MANAGER: Simon Grayson 

6: ONE TO WATCH: Josh Brownhill 

 7: MOST APPEARANCES:Alan Kelly, 447, 1961-75

 8: LAST MATCH PLAYED: Preston 2 Gillingham 2

 9: FORM (LAST 6):Won 2 Drawn 4 Lost 0

10: *DID YOU KNOW?: Club captain Fred Dewhurst set up Preston’s first FA Cup final victory when he netted the opening goal in their 3-0 win over Wolverhampton back in 1889. Jimmy Ross and Sam Thompson completed the scoring for North End, who had already clinched the Football League title.

Source: Sky Sports Football Year Book*

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