List of Preston North End F.C. seasons

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This is a list of seasons played by Preston North End Football Club in English football, from 1888 (the year of the club's first FA Cup campaign) to the present day. It details the club's achievements in major competitions, and the top scorers for each season.

Seasons[edit]

Season League FA Cup League Cup Charity Shield / Other Top scorer[1]
Division P W D L F A Pts Pos Name Goals
1883–84 There was no League football until 1888. R4[2]
1884–85 N/A[3]
1885–86 R3[4]
1886–87 SF
1887–88 R/U
1888–89 FL[5] 22 18 4 0 74 15 40 1st W John Goodall 22
1889–90 22 15 3 4 71 30 33 1st QF Nick Ross 24
1890–91 22 12 3 7 44 23 27 2nd R1 Hugh Gallagher 6
1891–92 26 18 1 7 61 31 37 2nd QF Jimmy Ross 18
1892–93 Div 1 30 17 3 10 57 39 37 2nd SF Frank Becton 23
1893–94 30 10 3 17 44 56 23 14th R2 Jimmy Ross 24
1894–95 30 15 5 10 62 46 35 4th R2 David Smith
Adam Henderson
12
1895–96 30 11 6 13 44 48 28 9th R1 Jackie Pierce 8
1896–97 30 11 12 7 55 40 34 4th QF David Boyd 14
1897–98 30 8 8 14 35 43 24 12th R1 Alexander Brown 11
1898–99 34 10 9 15 44 47 29 15th R2 Tom Pratt 17
1899–00 34 12 4 18 38 48 28 16th QF Adam Henderson 13
1900–01 34 9 7 18 49 75 25 17th R1 Adam Gara 11
1901–02 Div 2 34 18 6 10 71 32 42 3rd R1 Harry Wilcox 14
1902–03 34 13 10 11 56 40 36 7th R2 Frank Pearson 18
1903–04 34 20 10 4 62 24 50 1st R2 Percy Smith 26
1904–05 Div 1 34 13 10 11 42 37 36 8th QF Percy Smith 14
1905–06 38 17 13 8 54 39 47 2nd R1 Dicky Bond 17
1906–07 38 14 7 17 44 57 35 14th R1 Charlie Dawson 11
1907–08 38 12 12 14 47 53 36 12th R1 Percy Smith 12
1908–09 38 13 11 14 48 44 37 10th R2 James Wilson 11
1909–10 38 15 5 18 52 58 35 12th R1 David McLean 19
1910–11 38 12 11 15 40 49 35 14th R2 David McLean
James Bannister
7
1911–12 38 13 7 18 40 57 33 19th R1 William Kirby 14
1912–13 Div 2 38 19 15 4 56 33 53 1st R1 Ben Green 13
1913–14 Div 1 38 12 6 20 52 69 30 19th R3 Fred Osborn 26
1914–15 Div 2 38 20 10 8 61 42 50 2nd R1 Fred Osborn 17
No competitive football was played between 1915 and 1919 due to the World War I
1919–20 Div 1 42 14 10 18 57 73 38 19th R3 Tommy Roberts 29
1920–21 42 15 9 18 61 65 39 16th SF Tommy Roberts 25
1921–22 42 13 12 17 42 65 38 16th R/U Tommy Roberts 25
1922–23 42 13 11 18 60 64 37 16th R2 Tommy Roberts 29
1923–24 42 12 10 20 52 67 34 18th R1 Tommy Roberts 26
1924–25 42 10 6 26 37 74 26 21st R2 Rowland Woodhouse 9
1925–26 Div 2 42 18 7 17 71 84 43 12th R3 Alex James 14
1926–27 42 20 9 13 74 72 49 6th R4 Tommy Roberts 30
1927–28 42 22 9 11 100 66 53 4th R3 Norman Robson 19
1928–29 42 15 9 18 78 79 39 13th R3 Alex Hair 19
1929–30 42 13 11 18 65 80 37 16th R3 James McCelland
George Smithies
10
1930–31 42 17 11 14 83 64 45 7th R3 George Bargh
Tom Scott
14
1931–32 42 16 10 16 75 77 42 13th R5 Ted Harper 27
1932–33 42 16 10 16 74 70 42 9th R3 Ted Harper 37
1933–34 42 23 6 13 71 52 52 2nd QF George Stephenson 16
1934–35 Div 1 42 15 12 15 62 67 42 11th QF Bud Maxwell 26
1935–36 42 18 8 16 67 64 44 7th R4 Bud Maxwell 19
1936–37 42 14 13 15 56 67 41 14th R/U Frank O'Donnell 27
1937–38 42 16 17 9 64 44 49 3rd W George Mutch 18
1938–39 42 16 12 14 63 59 44 9th QF Charity Shield R/U Jimmy Dougal 19
1939–40 3 0 2 1 0 2 2 [6]
No competitive football was played between 1939 and 1946 due to the World War II
1945–46 R5
1946–47 Div 1 42 18 11 13 76 74 47 7th QF Jimmy McIntosh 32
1947–48 42 20 7 15 67 68 47 7th QF Andy McLaren 18
1948–49 42 11 11 20 62 75 33 21st R4 Bobby Langton 12
1949–50 Div 2 42 18 9 15 60 49 45 6th R3 Eddy Brown 13
1950–51 42 26 5 11 91 49 57 1st R4 Charlie Wayman 29
1951–52 Div 1 42 17 12 13 74 54 46 7th R3 Charlie Wayman 24
1952–53 42 21 12 9 85 60 54 2nd R4 Charlie Wayman 26
1953–54 42 19 5 18 87 58 43 11th R/U Charlie Wayman 32
1954–55 42 16 8 18 83 64 40 14th R4 Jimmy Baxter 17
1955–56 42 14 8 20 73 72 36 19th R3 Tommy Thompson 24
1956–57 42 23 10 9 84 56 56 3rd R5 Tommy Thompson 29
1957–58 42 26 7 9 100 51 56 2nd R3 Tommy Thompson 34
1958–59 42 17 7 18 70 77 41 12th R5 Tommy Thompson 24
1959–60 42 16 12 14 79 76 44 9th QF Tom Finney 21
1960–61 42 10 10 22 43 7 30 22nd R4 R3 Peter Thompson 12
1961–62 Div 2 42 15 10 17 55 57 40 10th QF R3 Alfie Biggs 22
1962–63 42 13 11 18 59 74 37 17th R3 R4 Alex Dawson 27
1963–64 42 23 10 9 79 54 56 3rd R/U R2 Alex Dawson 36
1964–65 42 14 13 15 76 81 41 12th R4 R2 Alex Dawson 27
1965–66 42 11 15 16 62 70 37 17th QF R4 Brian Godfrey 20
1966–67 42 16 7 19 65 67 39 13th R3 R3 Alex Dawson 13
1967–68 42 12 11 19 43 65 35 20th R4 R2 Derek Temple 8
1968–69 42 12 15 15 38 44 39 14th R4 R2 Willie Irvine 20
1969–70 42 8 12 22 43 63 28 22nd R3 R1 Archie Gemmill 6
1970–71 Div 3 46 22 17 7 63 39 61 1st R1 R3 Gerry Ingram 24
1971–72 Div 2 42 12 12 18 52 58 36 18th R4 R4 Hughie McIlmoyle 13
1972–73 42 11 12 19 37 64 34 19th R3 R1 Alex Bruce 13
1973–74 42 9 14 19 40 62 31[7] 21st R3 R1 Alex Bruce 9
1974–75 Div 3 46 19 11 16 63 56 49 9th R3 R3 Mel Holden 22
1975–76 46 19 10 17 62 57 48 8th R2 R2 Mike Elwiss 16
1976–77 46 21 12 13 64 43 54 6th R2 R1 Alex Bruce 26
1977–78 46 20 16 10 63 38 56 3rd R2 R2 Alex Bruce 30
1978–79 Div 2 42 12 18 12 59 57 42 7th R4 R2 Alex Bruce 26
1979–80 42 12 19 11 56 52 43 10th R3 R2 Steve Elliott 23
1980–81 42 11 14 17 41 62 36 20th R3 R4 Alex Bruce 15
1981–82 Div 3 46 16 13 17 50 56 61 14th R1 R2 Alex Bruce 19
1982–83 46 15 13 18 60 69 58 16th R3 R2 Steve Elliott 23
1983–84 46 15 11 20 66 66 56 16th R1 R3 Steve Elliott 20
1984–85 46 13 7 26 51 100 46 23rd R2 R2 Peter Houghton 9
1985–86 Div 4 46 11 10 25 54 89 43 23rd R1 R2 John Thomas
Gary Brazil
18
1986–87 46 26 12 8 72 47 90 2nd R4 R2 John Thomas 28
1987–88 Div 3 46 15 13 18 48 59 58 16th R1 R1 Gary Brazil 20
1988–89 46 19 15 12 79 60 72 6th R1 R2 Play-off SF Tony Ellis 20
1989–90 46 14 10 22 65 79 52 19th R2 R1 Warren Joyce 13
1990–91 46 15 11 20 54 67 56 17th R1 R1 Graham Shaw 15
1991–92 46 15 12 19 61 72 57 17th R3 R1 Graham Shaw 17
1992–93 Div 2[8] 46 13 8 25 65 94 47 21st R1 R1 Tony Ellis 25
1993–94 Div 3 42 18 13 11 79 60 67 5th R4 R1 Play-off R/U Tony Ellis 31
1994–95 42 19 10 13 58 41 67 5th R2 R1 Play-off SF Mike Conroy 11
1995–96 46 23 17 6 78 38 86 1st R2 R1 Andy Saville 30
1996–97 Div 2 46 18 7 21 49 55 61 15th R2 R2 Dave Reeves 14
1997–98 46 15 14 17 56 56 59 15th R3 R2 Lee Ashcroft 16
1998–99 46 22 13 11 78 50 79 5th R3 R1 Play-off SF Kurt Nogan 21
1999–2000 46 28 11 7 74 37 95 1st R5 R3 Jon Macken 25
2000–01 Div 1 46 23 9 14 64 52 78 4th R3 R2 Play-off R/U Jon Macken 22
2001–02 46 20 12 14 71 59 72 8th R5 R2 Richard Cresswell 16
2002–03 46 16 13 17 68 70 61 12th R3 R4 Richard Cresswell 16
2003–04 46 15 14 17 69 71 59 15th R4 R1 Ricardo Fuller 19
2004–05 Champ[9] 46 21 12 13 67 58 75 5th R3 R3 Play-off R/U Richard Cresswell 20
2005–06 46 20 20 6 59 30 80 4th R5 R1 Play-off SF David Nugent 10
2006–07 46 22 8 16 64 53 74 7th R5 R1 David Nugent 17
2007–08 46 15 11 20 50 56 56 15th R5 R1 Neil Mellor 10
2008–09 46 21 11 14 66 54 74 6th R3 R2 Play-off SF Neil Mellor 12
2009–10 46 13 15 18 58 73 54 17th R4 R3 Jon Parkin 13
2010–11 46 10 12 24 54 79 42 22nd R3 R3 Iain Hume 12
2011–12 L1 46 13 15 18 54 68 54 15th R1 R3 League Trophy ASF Iain Hume 10
2012–13 46 14 17 15 54 49 59 14th R3 R3 League Trophy ASF Nicky Wroe 11
2013–14 R4 R2 League Trophy R2

Key[edit]

Colour Key[edit]

Champions Runners-up Play-offs Promoted Relegated

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Goals in all competitions (The Football League or Premier League, FA Cup, League Cup, Football League Trophy , FA Charity Shield or FA Community Shield) are counted.
  2. ^ Disqualified for the first time
  3. ^ Did not enter in the FA Cup because they was disqualified
  4. ^ Disqualified for a second time
  5. ^ Preston North End was a founding member of the Football League.
  6. ^ The 1939–40 season was abandoned in early September and all results annulled.
  7. ^ One point deducted for fielding an ineligble player.
  8. ^ The Four Divisions Changed name Level 1 was called the Premier League
    Level 2 was called Football League Division 1
    Level 3 was called Football League Division 2
    Level 4 was called Football League Division 3
  9. ^ The Football League changed the Divisions and they were called Football League Championship
    Football League 1
    Football League 2