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The Lilywhites

Preston North End FC

Founded May 1880
Turned professional 1885

Players provided 15
Different scorers 6 (51 goals)
Total appearances
121
1886-2007

 

Deepdale

Domestic Honours Football League Founder Members Champions 1888-89, 1889-90, runners-up 1890-91, 1891-92, 1892-93, 1905-06, 1952-53, 1957-58; Division Two winners 1903-04, 1912-13, 1950-51, runners-up 1914-15, 1933-34; Division Three winners 1970-71; Division Four runners-up 1986-87;
FA Cup
runners-up 1887-88, 1921-22, 1936-37, 1953-54, 1963-64, winners 1888-89, 1937-38;
World Championship
runners-up 1887 (beaten by Hibernian 1-2);
FA Charity Shield runners-up 1938;
Football League War Cup winners 1941;
Football League Cup best: Fourth round 1962-63, 1965-66, 1971-72, 1980-81, 2002-03;
After League restructure: Division Three/League Two fifth place-play-off runners-up 1994-95, fifth place-play-off semi-finalists 1994-95, winners 1995-96; Division Two/League One fifth place-play-off semi-finalists 1998-99 & 2013-14, winners 1999-2000, third place-play-off winners 2014-15; Division One/Championship fourth place-play-off runners-up 2000-01, fifth place-play-off runners-up 2004-05, fourth place-play-off semi-finalists 2005-06, sixth place-play-off semi-finalists 2008-09;
Football League Trophy best: Northern area runners-up 2015-16;
Home venue Deepdale, since 1880;
Home strip 

White shirts, navy blue shorts, white shorts

 

The 15 Players   5 with only one app.
Ply no. Name Pos Start/
Sub
App Gls
GA
Mins Playing Career
109 Billy Rose GK   1 1ᵍᵃ 90 1886 90 min
130 Fred Dewhurst IF   9 12 810 1886-89 2 years
247 days
with Corinthians
134 Bob Howarth RB   4 0 360 1887-91 4 years
60 days
145 John Goodall I/CF   4 3 360 1888-89 1 year
68 days
148 Bob Holmes RH/FB   7 0 630 1888-95 6 years
336 days
221 Frank Becton IL   1 2 90 1895 90 min
306 Dicky Bond OR   5 0 450 1905-06 1 year
41 days
370 Joe McCall CH   5 1 450 1913-20 7 years
220 days

  

418 Archie Rawlings OR   1 0 90 1921 90 min
466 Tommy Roberts CF   2 2 180 1923-24 123 days
624 Harry Holdcroft GK   2 3ᵍᵃ 180 1936 32 days

  

661 Tom Finney O/CF 76
0
76 30 6870 1946-58 12 years
24 days
663 Bobby Langton OL   2 0 180 1948-49 229 days
709 Tommy Thompson IR   1 0 90 1957 90 min

49 years, 356 days....

1148 David Nugent F 0
1
1 1 11 2007 11 min

At their invincible height, it is surprising that Preston did not provide more than three of the starting XI at any one time.
They did so against Wales, and again, against Scotland, in March 1888, before the start of the Football League.

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CG