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PNE memory match: Penalty shoot-out agony for North End at Huddersfield in 1993

It came in the Autoglass Trophy against Huddersfield Town, 120 minutes of action on a freezing cold evening at Leeds Road having failed to produce a goal.

The shoot-out finished 5-3 in the Terriers’ favour, Andy Fensome the unlucky man to miss from the spot.

Fensome’s ...

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Longridge Town to host PNE legends XI as they open their new stand

Longridge Town will open their new stand this weekend by hosting a PNE legends XI.

The North End side is set to feature Sean Gregan, Sean St Ledger, Neil Mellor and David Lucas among others.

Sunday’s game (2pm) is part of a big summer in the club’s history.

Longridge have ...

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Five arrested after woman's throat slashed in hotel attack

Armed officers were sent to the Hilton on Deansgate in the city centre after police were flagged down by the victim shortly after 11.10am on Monday, Greater Manchester Police said.

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Three men and two women were arrested, said a GMP ...

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Cast and crew of upcoming martial arts film Ip Man 4 spotted at Preston Bus Station

Cast and crew were spotted filming at Preston's iconic Bus Station, with a distinctive New York yellow taxi in the scene.

The filming is for a new martial arts film, Ip Man 4, starring Scott Adkins and Donnie Yen.

Producers set up shop by the 23 stop at the bus station and filmed ...

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Chorley upset Northern League title hopefuls Blackpool

Chorley inflicted a rare defeat on Northern Premier League title-chasers Blackpool.

They won on their visit to Stanley Park by seven wickets, only a second league loss of the summer for the hosts.

The decision of Chorley skipper Andrew Holdsworth to elect to field after winning the ...

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Longridge triumphant in Palace Shield top-of-the-table clash

Longridge won the top-of-the-table clash in the Moore and Smalley Palace Shield Premier Division on Saturday.

Nick Wilkinson’s men moved 15 points clear of second-placed Lancaster after a terrific seven-wicket win at the Newsham Memorial Ground.

After being set 159 by their ...

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Lancashire 'at heightened risk of measles outbreak' parents warned

Lancashire is at heightened risk of a measles outbreak as vaccination levels fall, experts have warned.

Cases in the UK have also rocketed this year, as figures show parents are still not taking thousands of young children for their measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccines. It means the ...

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Five arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in Manchester after woman found with 'serious' injuries to neck

Shortly after 11.10am on Monday, July 23 police say officers on Deansgate were flagged down by a woman with serious injuries to her neck.

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The woman they say, is being treated for cuts to her neck.

Three men have been arrested ...

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Premier League rumour mill: Liverpool won’t return for World Cup winner | Anthony Martial to be allowed to leave Man Utd | Wolves agree fee for Portuguese international | Six Spurs player to be moved on

Follow our new live blog as we keep you updated with all the latest news, views, transfers, rumours and much more from across the Premier League.

The transfer window is beginning to ramp up with big money moves agreed and speculation increasing. Will your club do any ...

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'My hero Darren did not die in vain'

The widow of a British Army soldier killed in a tank explosion has spoken of her determination that he would not die in vain.

Jemma Neilson, 29, from Walton-le-Dale says that she has confidence in the changes being put in place after an inquest revealed that an undetected design flaw ...

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Plan B live at Haydock Park Racecourse - review

It would seem there is no end to actor, director, producer and musician Ben Drew’s talents - better known to you and I as Plan B.

Eight years on since ‘Defamation of Strickland Banks’ stormed the UK album charts and five years since his last single, the east-London ...

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One Summer’s Day in Lancashire - here are your pictures

It’s holiday time, and the schools have broken up, which with the heatwave set to return means it’s time to have fun in the sun.

We asked you to send in your pictures of One Summer’s Day - Saturday, July 21 - to capture what sums up a perfect summer’s day for our ...

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Live - PNE news and updates: Alex Neil happy with West Ham draw and looking forward to Burnley's visit to Deepdale.

Preston North End face Premier League opponents for the second time in three days when they host Lancashire rivals Burnley at Deepdale this evening.

For all the PNE news, scroll down through the live blog. Press F5 to refresh.

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MISSING: Concerns grow for missing Preston man

David Aspden, 32, was last seen in the Preston area on July 9 by a family member, but has not been seen since.

Read more stories: Motorcyclist dies after crash in Hoghton

Officers are now appealing for information to trace the missing man.

A police spokesman said in a post to ...

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City of Culture bid plans underway in Lancashire

Bosses at Marketing Lancashire have revealed that they are in the early stages of putting a big for the title UK City of Culture - which can bring in a major economic boost for the winning city.

As the bid is in the early stages, they say it could focus either on one Lancashire city or be ...

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Premier League rumour mill: Manchester United make Harry Maguire a priority | Liverpool rejected chance to sign Alisson for £4m | Chelsea consider £65m bid for key player | Wolves set to complete double signing

Follow our new live blog as we keep you updated with all the latest news, views, transfers, rumours and much more from across the Premier League.

The transfer window is beginning to ramp up with big money moves agreed and speculation increasing. Will your club do any ...

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Motorcyclist dies after crash in Hoghton

Patrols were called to reports of the crash involving a bike and a car on Blackburn Old Road on Sunday, July 22 at around 8pm.

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The man, who was in his mid-30s, was reported to have been riding with another motorbike, when his ...

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Road closed in Stacksteads after serious accident

A road in Stacksteads has been closed following a serious accident.

Bacup Road (The A681) has been closed in both directions between Booth Road and B6238 Burnley Road East following the accident which happened in the early hours of Monday, July 23.

Delays are reported in the area. ...

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Man arrested after 'deliberate' acid attack on three-year-old boy

A three-year-old boy was seriously injured in a suspected acid attack.

West Mercia Police believe the child was deliberately targeted in Home Bargains on Shrub Hill Retail Park at Tallow Hill.

They have released images of three men they would like to speak to.

The boy was taken ...

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Pre-season form gives Preston North End boss Alex Neil food for thought

Alex Neil says he faces a tough job in selecting the side for Preston’s opening game of the Championship season against QPR next month.

The PNE manager has been really encouraged by what he has seen in pre-season, both in training and the friendlies.

Neil’s men more than ...

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Francesco Molinari triumphs in The Open at Carnoustie

Francesco Molinari became the first Italian player to win a major title after one of the most dramatic final rounds in Open Championship history.

Molinari, who had two wins and two second places in his previous five starts this season, carded a nerveless closing 69 at a windswept ...

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