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Preston’s Revenge: The 1938 FA Cup Final Huddersfield vs Preston

Back in the early days of the FA Cup, Huddersfield Town took the trophy home after beating Preston North End in the 1922 FA Cup Final. The match went down in history and was played at Stamford Bridge, the last FA Cup Final to be played outside of Wembley until 1970. Huddersfield’s winning goal was scored from a controversial penalty...

The Shankly Hotel Preston is Sponsoring The Sir Tom Finney Soccer Centre in 2019

Last week, as I want to know what love is faded out in the distance, BBC Radio Lancashire opened their show with a tribute to “Finney and Shankly, two of the most famous surnames ever.” “Sir Tom Finney arguably – who’s arguing – was the finest player of his generation, while Shankly was regarded as one of the games greatest...