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Preston North End

Preston North End FC Profile

Club name Preston North End Football Club
Ground(s) Deepdale, since formation

Founded

1881; turned professional 1885
Colours White shirts, navy blue shorts, white stockings.
Domestic honours Football League Champions 1888-89, 1889-90; Division Two winners 1903-04, 1912-13, 1950-51, 1999-2000; Division Three winners 1970-71, 1995-96;
FA Cup winners 1888-89, 1937-38, runners-up 1887-88, 1921-22, 1936-37, 1953-54, 1963-64;
European honours None
International honours None

Most Appearances

Player
No.
England Players Years Starts Subs Apps Capt Goals
130 Dewhurst, Frederick 1886-89 9 0 9 0 11
134 Howarth, Robert Henry 1887-91 4 0 4 0 0
145 Goodall, John 1888-89 4 0 4 0 3
148 Holmes, Robert J. 1888-95 7 0 7 3 0
221 Becton, Francis 1895 1 0 1 0 0
306 Bond, Richard 1905-06 5 0 5 0 2
370 McCall, Joseph 1913-20 5 0 5 1 1
418 Rawlings, Archibald 1921 1 0 1 0 0
466 Roberts, William Thomas 1923-24 2 0 2 0 2
624 Holdcroft, George Henry 1936 2 0 2 0 0
661 Finney, Thomas 1946-58 76 0 76 0 30
663 Langton, Robert 1948-49 2 0 2 0 0
709 Thompson, Thomas 1957 1 0 1 0 0
13 Total 1886-1958 119 0 119 4 49

Notes

Lilywhite players featured early in England's line-ups.  Due to the unprecedented success of the club in the formative years of the Football League.  Three of these players, Bob Howarth, John Goodall and Fred Dewhurst,  started for England twice, against Wales and Scotland, 4 February and 17 March, 1888.

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