List of Preston North End F.C. players

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Preston North End F.C. is a football club located in Preston, Lancashire.

Preston were the first English league champions and won the FA Cup in the same season without conceding a goal, thereby achieving the first football "Double", and earning the nickname "The Invincibles" for completing a season unbeaten in both league and cup competition.

Preston currently play in the Football League Championship, the second tier of the English football league system.

List of Preston North End players making 100 appearances[edit]

  • The following list includes players who have played in 100 or more League, FA Cup, League Cup and Football League Trophy matches for Preston North End, including substitute appearances. Appearances in other competitions are not included.
  • Players are listed according to the date of their first professional appearance for the club.
  • Unless otherwise noted, league appearance and goal data is taken from the corresponding player article, and total appearance and goal data is sourced from the Footy Mad website.[1][2]
  • Statistics are correct as of 18 October 2017.
Playing positions key
GK Goalkeeper
RB Right back LB Left back FB Full back CB Centre back DF Defender
WH Wing half HB Half back CH Centre half DM Defensive midfielder CM Central midfielder
RW Right winger LW Left winger W Winger AM Attacking midfielder MF Midfielder
OF Outside forward IF Inside forward CF Centre forward ST Striker FW Forward
Preston North End players with at least 100 appearances
Name Nationality Position Preston North End career League Other Total League Goals Other Goals Notes Ref
Appearances
Drummond, GeorgeGeorge Drummond  Scotland LW 1883–1899[3] 139 19 158 36 4 [4]
Ross, JimmyJimmy Ross  Scotland IF 1883–1894[3] 124 27 151 91 10 Scored 19 FA Cup goals during the 1887–88 season, which remains an FA Cup record.
In 1887, scored 7 goals in a single match (a club record) as Preston North End beat Hyde 26–0 (a club and FA Cup record).
Top goalscorer 1891–92 (18 goals), 1893–94 (24 goals).
[5]
[6]
[7]
[8]
Ross, NickNick Ross  Scotland DF/CF 1883–1888,[3]
1889–1893
95 14 109 25 2 Top goalscorer 1889–90 (23 goals) as Preston North End retained the league title.
[8]
Trainer, JamesJames Trainer  Wales GK 1887–1899[3] 253 22 275 0 0
Gordon, JackJack Gordon  Scotland RW 1888–1894[3] 113 20 133 27 7 In 1891, scored Preston North End's first penalty kick. [6]
[9]
Holmes, BobBob Holmes  England LB 1888–1902[3] 300 26 326 1 1
Becton, FrankFrank Becton  England IF 1891–1895,
1900–1901
113 16 129 46 19 Top goalscorer 1892–93 (23 goals). [8]
Sanders, MosesMoses Sanders  England HB 1891–1899 210 19 229 20 3
Blyth, BobBob Blyth  Scotland WH 1894–1899 114 10 124 8 0
Dunn, HughHugh Dunn  Scotland RB 1894–1901 ? ? 179 0 0
McBride, PeterPeter McBride  Scotland GK 1897–1912 442 27 469 0 0
Wilcox, HarryHarry Wilcox  England FW 1901–1905 99 13 112 42 3 Top goalscorer 1901–02 (14 goals). [10]
Bond, DickyDicky Bond  England OF 1902–1909 148 17 165 34 3 Top goalscorer 1905–06 (17 goals). [10]
Smith, PercyPercy Smith  England CH 1902–1910 240 15 255 94 1 Top goalscorer 1903–04 (26 goals) as Preston North End won the Second Division title.
Also top goalscorer 1904–05 (14 goals), 1907–08 (12 goals).
[10]
McCall, JoeJoe McCall  Scotland CH 1905–1924 370 25 395 15 0 Captained Preston North End in the 1922 FA Cup Final. [11]
Broadhurst, FredFred Broadhurst  England FB 1910–1922 107 8 115 3 0
Mercer, BillyBilly Mercer  England WH 1919–1924 113 8 121 0 0
Roberts, TommyTommy Roberts  England CF 1919–1924,
1926–1927
254 23 277 148 32 Top goalscorer 1919–20 (29 goals), 1920–21 (25 goals), 1921–22 (25 goals), 1922–23 (29 goals), 1923–24 (26 goals), 1926–27 (30 goals). [12]
Quinn, PeterPeter Quinn  England HB 1920–1922 87 13 100 10 0
Rawlings, ArchibaldArchibald Rawlings  England OF 1920–1923 147 17 164 17 6
Crawford, BobbyBobby Crawford  Scotland WH 1921–1932 392 15 407 17 1
James, AlexAlex James  Scotland IF 1925–1929 147 6 153 53 0 Top goalscorer 1925–26 (14 goals). [12]
Russell, WillieWillie Russell  Scotland IF 1925–1930 133 5 138 35 0 [13]
Nisbet, GavinGavin Nisbet  Scotland WH 1927–1935 139 6 145 6 0
Ward, FrankFrank Ward  England FB 1927–1933 208 8 216 3 0
Tremelling, BillyBilly Tremelling  England CH/CF 1930–1939 209 21 230 11 1 Captained Preston North End in the 1937 FA Cup Final. [14]
Holdcroft, GeorgeGeorge Holdcroft  England GK 1932–1939 266 26 292 0 0
Milne, JimmyJimmy Milne  Scotland MF 1932–1939 230 26 256 9 2 Managed Preston North End 1961–1968. [15]
Dougal, JimmyJimmy Dougal  Scotland IF 1933–1947 171 24 195 51 6 Top goalscorer 1938–39 (19 goals). [16]
Shankly, BillBill Shankly  Scotland WH 1933–1949 297 42 339 13 1
Maxwell, BudBud Maxwell  Scotland CF 1934–1938 129 9 138 60 5 Top goalscorer 1934–35 (26 goals), 1935–36 (19 goals). [12]
Beattie, AndyAndy Beattie  Scotland FB 1935–1947 125 15 140 5 0
O'Donnell, FrankFrank O'Donnell  Scotland CF 1935–1937 92 9 101 36 12 Top goalscorer 1936–37 (27 goals). [16]
O'Donnell, HughHugh O'Donnell  Scotland OF 1935–1939 132 16 148 29 5
Beattie, BobbyBobby Beattie  Scotland IF 1937–1954 264 25 289 49 13
Finney, TomTom Finney  England OF/IF/CF 1946–1960 433 40 473 187 23 Club record league and overall goalscorer.
Most-capped Preston player (76 caps, 30 goals for England).
First player to be voted Footballer of the Year twice (1954, 1957).
Top goalscorer 1959–60 (21 goals).
[19]
Gooch, JimmyJimmy Gooch  England GK 1946–1952 135 6 141 0 0
Morrison, AngusAngus Morrison  Scotland OF 1948–1957 262 18 280 70 4
Walton, JoeJoe Walton  England FB 1948–1961 401 34 435 4 0
Cunningham, WillieWillie Cunningham  Scotland FB 1949–1963 437 50 487 3 0 Club record number of appearances for an outfield player.
Docherty, TommyTommy Docherty  Scotland WH 1949–1958 323 26 349 5 0 Briefly managed Preston North End in 1981.
Wayman, CharlieCharlie Wayman  England CF 1950–1954 157 14 171 105 12 Top goalscorer 1950–51 (29 goals) as Preston North End won the Second Division title.
Also top goalscorer 1951–52 (24 goals), 1952–53 (26 goals),1953–54 (32 goals).
[20]
Forbes, WillieWillie Forbes  Scotland WH 1950–1956 192 19 211 7 1
Marston, JoeJoe Marston  Australia CH/RB 1950–1955 185 15 200 0 0
Baxter, JimmyJimmy Baxter  Scotland IF 1952–1959 245 22 267 65 6 Top goalscorer 1954–55 (17 goals). [19]
Thompson, GeorgeGeorge Thompson  England GK 1952–1956 140 15 155 0 0
Wilson, BobBob Wilson  England FB 1952–1962 91 9 100 0 0
Else, FredFred Else  England GK 1953–1961 215 23 238 0 0 [21]
Thompson, TommyTommy Thompson  England IF 1955–1961 188 25 213 117 11 Top goalscorer 1955–56 (24 goals), 1956–57 (29 goals), 1957–58 (34 goals, the club record for goals scored in a single top flight season), 1958–59 (21 goals).
Scored in a club record 11 consecutive league matches.
[19]
[22]
O'Farrell, FrankFrank O'Farrell  Ireland WH 1956–1961 118 11 129 3 1
Kelly, Sr., AlanAlan Kelly, Sr.  Ireland GK 1958–1973 447 64 511 0 0 Club record number of appearances.
Kept a club record 126 clean sheets.
Managed Preston North End 1983–1985.
[6]
Smith, JimJim Smith  Scotland DF 1958–1969 314 43 357 13 3 [23]
Wilson, DaveDave Wilson  England RW 1960–1967,
1968–1974
281 41 322 39 2
Ross, GeorgeGeorge Ross  Scotland RB 1960–1973 386 52 438 3 0
Singleton, TonyTony Singleton  England CH 1960–1968 287 43 330 0 2
Spavin, AlanAlan Spavin  England MF 1960–1974,
1977–1979
424 60 484 26 5
Thompson, PeterPeter Thompson  England OF 1960–1963 121 25 146 20 11 Top goalscorer 1960–61 (12 goals). [19]
Dawson, AlexAlex Dawson  Scotland CF 1961–1967 197 40 237 114 18 Top goalscorer 1962–63 (27 goals), 1963–64 (36 goals), 1964–65 (27 goals), 1966–67 (13 goals). [24]
Godfrey, BrianBrian Godfrey  Wales IF 1963–1967 127 20 147 52 5 Top goalscorer 1965–66 (20 goals). [24]
Kendall, HowardHoward Kendall  England WH 1963–1967 104 20 124 13 2
Lawton, NobbyNobby Lawton  England WH 1963–1967 143 21 164 22 1 Captained Preston North End in the 1964 FA Cup Final.
Hannigan, ErnieErnie Hannigan  Scotland OF 1964–1967 98 10 108 28 3
Gemmill, ArchieArchie Gemmill  Scotland MF 1967–1970 99 12 111 13 1 Top goalscorer 1969–70 (6 goals). [24]
Hawkins, GrahamGraham Hawkins  England WH 1967–1974 245 24 269 3 1
McNab, JimJim McNab  Scotland WH 1967–1974 224 21 245 6 0
Ritchie, JohnJohn Ritchie  England FB 1967–1972 93 14 107 5 0
Spark, AlexAlex Spark  Scotland CB 1967–1976 225 23 248 6 0
Heppolette, RickyRicky Heppolette  England MF 1968–1973 154 20 174 13 1 [25]
Ingram, GerryGerry Ingram  England ST 1968–1971 110 14 124 40 4 Top goalscorer 1970–71 (24 goals) as Preston North End won the Third Division title. [24]
McMahon, JohnJohn McMahon  England FB 1970–1979 257 34 291 7 0
Bird, JohnJohn Bird  England CB 1971–1975 166 19 185 9 0
Bruce, AlexAlex Bruce  Scotland ST 1971–1974,
1975–1983
363 41 404 157 14 Top goalscorer 1972–73 (13 goals), 1973–74 (9 goals), 1976–77 (26 goals), 1977–78 (30 goals), 1978–79 (26 goals), 1980–81 (15 goals), 1981–82 (19 goals). [24]
Burns, FrancisFrancis Burns  Scotland LB 1973–1981 273 34 307 9 0
Coleman, GordonGordon Coleman  England MF 1973–1983 269 32 301 25 5 [26]
Sadler, DavidDavid Sadler  England CB 1973–1977 105 16 121 3 1
Baxter, MickMick Baxter  England CB 1974–1981 226 5 231 17 1 [27]
Doyle, SteveSteve Doyle  Wales MF 1974–1982 197 29 226 8 5
Elwiss, MikeMike Elwiss  England ST 1974–1978,
1980
202 25 227 63 9 Top goalscorer 1975–76 (16 goals). [24]
Tunks, RoyRoy Tunks  England GK 1974–1981,
1988–1990
302 40 342 0 0
Cameron, DannyDanny Cameron  Scotland LB 1975–1981 122 12 134 0 0
Haslegrave, SeanSean Haslegrave  England MF 1977–1981 113 9 122 2 0
O'Riordan, DonDon O'Riordan  Ireland MF 1978–1983 158 18 176 8 1
Taylor, BrianBrian Taylor  England RB/RW 1979–1982 99 8 107 1 0
Bell, GrahamGraham Bell  England MF 1979–1983 143 14 157 9 1
Elliott, SteveSteve Elliott  England ST 1979–1984 208 23 231 70 8 Top goalscorer 1979–80 (23 goals), 1982–83 (23 goals), 1983–84 (20 goals). [24]
Houston, GrahamGraham Houston  England MF 1979–1985 128 22 150 11 2
Litchfield, PeterPeter Litchfield  England GK 1979–1985 107 24 131 0 0
McAteer, AndyAndy McAteer  England FB 1979–1986,
1988–1989
251 40 291 9 1
Clark, JonathanJonathan Clark  Wales MF 1981–1987 110 25 135 10 1 Caretaker Preston North End manager in 1986.
Kelly, JohnJohn Kelly  Ireland MF 1981–1985 130 34 164 27 3
Twentyman, GeoffGeoff Twentyman  England CB 1983–1986 98 20 118 4 3
Atkins, BobBob Atkins  England CB 1985–1990 200 42 242 5 4
Brazil, GaryGary Brazil  England ST 1985–1989 166 36 202 58 14 Top goalscorer 1985–86 (joint, 18 goals), 1987–88 (20 goals). [24]
[28]
Kelly, Jr., AlanAlan Kelly, Jr.  Ireland GK 1985–1992 142 22 164 0 0 [29]
Thomas, JohnJohn Thomas  England ST 1985–1987,
1990–1992
105 25 130 43 11 Top goalscorer 1985–86 (joint, 18 goals), 1986–87 (28 goals) as Preston North End gained promotion from the Fourth Division. [24]
Allardyce, SamSam Allardyce  England CB 1986–1989,
1992
93 28 121 2 2 Caretaker Preston North End manager in 1992.
Jones, AlexAlex Jones  England CB 1986–1989 101 30 131 3 0
Swann, GaryGary Swann  England MF/FB 1986–1992 199 48 247 37 8
Ashcroft, LeeLee Ashcroft  England AM/ST 1987–1993,
1996–1998
156 28 184 35 6 Top goalscorer 1997–98 (16 goals). [24]
[30]
Ellis, TonyTony Ellis  England ST 1987–1989,
1992–1994
158 36 194 75 13 Top goalscorer 1989–90 (20 goals), 1992–93 (25 goals), 1993–94 (31 goals). [24]
[31]
Joyce, WarrenWarren Joyce  England MF 1987–1992 177 33 210 34 10 Top goalscorer 1989–90 (13 goals). [32]
[24]
Mooney, BrianBrian Mooney  Ireland MF 1987–1991 128 23 151 20 5
Rathbone, MickMick Rathbone  England FB 1987–1991 91 20 111 4 0
Wrightson, JeffJeff Wrightson  England CB 1987–1992 166 31 197 4 1
Flynn, MikeMike Flynn  England CB 1989–1993 136 26 162 7 1
Shaw, GrahamGraham Shaw  England ST 1989–1992 121 21 142 29 12 Top goalscorer 1990–91 (15 goals), 1991–92 (17 goals). [24]
Cartwright, LeeLee Cartwright  England W 1990–2004 403 69 472 26 4 [33]
James, MartinMartin James  England LB/LW 1990–1993 98 19 117 11 0
Ainsworth, GarethGareth Ainsworth  England MF 1992,
1992–1995,
2002
92 19 111 13 2 [34]
Kidd, RyanRyan Kidd  England DF 1992–2002 262 55 317 10 2 [35]
Bryson, IanIan Bryson  Scotland MF 1993–1997 151 25 176 19 2 [36]
Fensome, AndyAndy Fensome  England RB 1993–1996 93 23 116 1 1 [37]
Moyes, DavidDavid Moyes  Scotland CB 1993–1999 143 29 174 15 4 Managed Preston North End 1998–2002, winning the 1999–2000 Second Division title and reaching the 2000–01 First Division play-off final. [38]
Lucas, DavidDavid Lucas  England GK 1994–2004 123 27 150 0 0 [39]
Barrick, DeanDean Barrick  England LB 1995–1998 110 19 129 1 1 [40]
Davey, SimonSimon Davey  Wales MF 1995–1998 108 14 122 21 1 [41]
Moilanen, TeuvoTeuvo Moilanen  Finland GK 1995–2003 163 27 190 0 0 [42]
Rankine, MarkMark Rankine  England MF 1996–2003 238 36 274 12 3 [43]
Appleton, MichaelMichael Appleton  England MF 1997–2001 121 24 145 12 3 [44]
Eyres, DavidDavid Eyres  England LW 1997–2000 112 21 133 20 7 [45]
Gregan, SeanSean Gregan  England CB/DM 1997–2002 218 37 255 12 2 [46]
Jackson, MichaelMichael Jackson  England CB 1997–2004 251 37 288 17 2 [47]
Macken, JonJon Macken  Ireland ST 1997–2002 189 40 229 63 11 Top goalscorer 1999–2000 (25 goals) as Preston North End won the Second Division title.
Also top goalscorer 2000–01 (22 goals).
[24]
[48]
McKenna, PaulPaul McKenna  England MF 1997–2009 417 53 470 30 2 [49]
Murdock, ColinColin Murdock  Northern Ireland CB 1997–2003 180 34 214 6 0 [50]
Nogan, KurtKurt Nogan  Wales ST 1997–2000 96 21 117 27 4 Top goalscorer 1998–99 (21 goals). [24]
[51]
Parkinson, GaryGary Parkinson  England RB 1997–2001 88 21 109 6 2 [52]
Alexander, GrahamGraham Alexander  Scotland RB/MF 1999–2007,
2011–2012
372 49 421 54 11 Caretaker Preston North End manager in 2011–2012. [53]
Edwards, RobertRobert Edwards  Wales DF 1999–2004 169 28 197 4 1 [54]
Lonergan, AndrewAndrew Lonergan  England GK 2000–2011 208 24 232 1 0 [55]
Cresswell, RichardRichard Cresswell  England ST 2001–2005 187 19 206 48 9 Top goalscorer 2001–02 (16 goals), 2002–03 (16 goals), 2004–05 (20 goals). [24]
[56]
Healy, DavidDavid Healy  Northern Ireland ST 2001–2004 138 19 157 44 1 Club record transfer fee paid (£1.5m) when bought from Manchester United, December 2000. [6]
[57]
Lucketti, ChrisChris Lucketti  England CB 2001–2006 189 21 210 11 0 [58]
Etuhu, DicksonDickson Etuhu  Nigeria MF 2002–2006 134 15 149 17 1 [59]
Lewis, EddieEddie Lewis  United States LW 2002–2005 111 13 124 15 1 [60]
O'Neil, BrianBrian O'Neil  Scotland CM 2002–2006 112 15 127 5 2 [61]
Whaley, SimonSimon Whaley  England W 2002–2009 120 11 131 14 3 [62]
Davis, ClaudeClaude Davis  Jamaica CB 2003–2006 94 14 108 4 0 [63]
Agyemang, PatrickPatrick Agyemang  Ghana ST 2004–2008 122 13 135 21 0 [64]
Davidson, CallumCallum Davidson  Scotland LB 2004–2011 166 15 181 21 1 [65]
Mawéné, YoulYoul Mawéné  France CB 2004–2010 174 24 198 8 0 [66]
Sedgwick, ChrisChris Sedgwick  England MF 2004–2010 229 26 255 12 2 [67]
Hill, MattMatt Hill  England LB 2005–2008 105 14 119 0 0 [68]
Nugent, DavidDavid Nugent  England ST 2005–2007 94 13 107 33 4 Top goalscorer 2005–06 (11 goals), 2006–07 (17 goals).
Club record transfer fee received (£6m) when sold to Portsmouth, July 2007.
[24]
[6]
[69]
Mellor, NeilNeil Mellor  England ST 2005–2012 130 21 151 38 5 Top goalscorer 2007–08 (10 goals), 2008–09 (12 goals). [24]
[70]
Chilvers, LiamLiam Chilvers  England CB 2006–2010 97 10 107 2 0 [71]
St Ledger, SeanSean St Ledger  Ireland CB 2006–2011 185 15 200 10 1 [72]
Carter, DarrenDarren Carter  England MF 2007–2011 94 15 109 4 2 [73]
Jones, BillyBilly Jones  England FB 2007–2011 160 14 174 13 0 [74]
Gallagher, PaulPaul Gallagher  Scotland FW 2007–2008,
2013–
170 25 195 20 10 Gallagher's first 113 appearances were all made while on loan at the club, an English record for loan appearances at a single club.[75] [76]
Brown, ChrisChris Brown  England ST 2008–2011 106 14 120 18 5 [77]
Nicholson, BarryBarry Nicholson  Scotland MF 2008–2012 93 11 104 9 1 [78]
Parkin, JonJon Parkin  England ST 2008–2011 101 8 109 28 3 Top goalscorer 2009–10 (13 goals). [24]
[79]
Wright, BaileyBailey Wright  Australia CB 2009–2017 179 26 205 8 0 [80]
Huntington, PaulPaul Huntington  England CB 2012– 175 37 212 11 5 Player of the Year 2014-15 [81]
King, JackJack King  England CB 2012–2015 78 24 102 7 3 [82]
Laird, ScottScott Laird  Scotland LB 2012–2015 84 24 108 5 2 [83]
Welsh, JohnJohn Welsh  England CM 2012– 140 31 171 3 0 Player of the Year 2012-13 [84]
Garner, JoeJoe Garner  England ST 2013–2016 129 22 151 49 8 Player of the Year and top goalscorer 2013–14 (24 goals).
Top goalscorer 2014–15 (27 goals) as Preston North End gained promotion from League One through the playoffs.
[85]
Clarke, TomTom Clarke  England CB 2013– 162 32 194 9 3 [86]
Humphrey, ChrisChris Humphrey  Jamaica RW 2013–2016 106 27 133 7 1 [87]
Browne, AlanAlan Browne  Ireland CM 2014– 107 22 129 8 0 [88]
Johnson, DanielDaniel Johnson  Jamaica CM 2015– 113 9 122 22 1 [89]
Robinson, CallumCallum Robinson  England ST 2014– 92 8 100 17 4 [90]

Other significant Preston North End players[edit]

Preston North End players who did not make 100 appearances, but otherwise made a significant contribution to the club's history, are listed below.

Other significant Preston North End players
Name Nationality Position Preston North End career League Other Total League Goals Other Goals Notes Ref
Appearances
Goodall, JohnJohn Goodall  England CF 1885–1889 21 35 56 21 29 Top goalscorer in the inaugural 1888–89 Football League season as Preston North End won the "Double". [91]
Wharton, ArthurArthur Wharton  Gold Coast GK 1886–1888 ? ? ? ? ? Widely considered to be the world's first black professional footballer, Wharton played in Preston's 1886-87 FA Cup semi-final, but left the club soon after the first Football League season began. [92]
Dewhurst, FredFred Dewhurst  England IF 1888–1895 24 2 26 13 1 Scored Preston North End's first ever league goal and captained the side in their 1889 FA Cup Final victory that clinched the first "Double", scoring the opening goal. [93]
Osborn, FreddieFreddie Osborn  England IF/CF 1913–1920 68 5 73 40 4 Top goalscorer 1913–14 (26 goals) and 1914–15 (17 goals) as Preston North End gained promotion from the Second Division. [94][95]
Harper, TedTed Harper  England CF 1931–1933 75 5 80 67 2 Top goalscorer 1931–32 (26 goals), 1932–33 (37 goals, the club record for goals scored in a single season). [16]
[96]
Smith, TomTom Smith  Scotland CH 1936–1939 ? ? 50 0 0 Captained Preston North End in their 1938 FA Cup Final victory. [97]
Mutch, GeorgeGeorge Mutch  Scotland IF 1937–1946 83 10 93 24 8 Top goalscorer 1937–38 (18 goals), including the winning penalty in the 1938 FA Cup Final. [16]
Saville, AndyAndy Saville  England ST 1995–1996 56 10 66 30 1 Top goalscorer 1995–96 (30 goals) as Preston North End won the Third Division title. [24]
[98]
Beckford, JermaineJermaine Beckford  Jamaica ST 2014–2017 51 9 60 15 6 Scored 12 league goals plus 6 playoff goals, including a hat-trick in the final, as Preston North End gained promotion from League One through the playoffs. [99]

Started at Preston North End[edit]

The following players had successful football careers after playing for Preston North End:

  • Mark Lawrenson – made 80 appearances for his hometown club 1975–1977.
  • David Beckham – made his football league debut in 1995 on loan at Preston North End.
  • Kevin Kilbane – made 55 appearances for his hometown club 1995–1997.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Preston North End : Total Appearances at Footy Mad
  2. ^ Preston North End : Total Goals at Footy Mad
  3. ^ a b c d e f Note: Statistics only cover the period from the start of the 1888–89 League and Cup season onwards.
  4. ^ George Drummond : Biography at Spartacus Educational Archived 2013-08-02 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ FA Cup Heroes
  6. ^ a b c d e Preston North End Official Club Website : History
  7. ^ Jimmy Ross : Biography at Spartacus Educational Archived 2009-07-09 at the Wayback Machine.
  8. ^ a b c Lilywhite Magic : Stats & Facts 1888–1900
  9. ^ John Gordon : Biography at Spartacus Educational Archived 2013-08-03 at the Wayback Machine.
  10. ^ a b c Lilywhite Magic : Stats & Facts 1900–1915
  11. ^ Joe McCall : Biography at Spartacus Educational Archived 2013-08-02 at the Wayback Machine.
  12. ^ a b c Lilywhite Magic : Stats & Facts 1919–1931
  13. ^ Doing the 92 Stats Zone : Willie Russell
  14. ^ Billy Tremelling : Biography at Spartacus Educational Archived 2007-09-30 at the Wayback Machine.
  15. ^ Jimmy Milne : Biography at Spartacus Educational Archived 2011-10-25 at the Wayback Machine.
  16. ^ a b c d Lilywhite Magic : Stats & Facts 1931–1939
  17. ^ Tom Finney : Biography at Spartacus Educational Archived 2013-08-02 at the Wayback Machine.
  18. ^ Sir Tom Finney : Life and Career : Stats and Facts
  19. ^ a b c d Lilywhite Magic : Stats & Facts 1954–1962
  20. ^ Lilywhite Magic : Stats & Facts 1946–1954
  21. ^ Doing the 92 Stats Zone : Fred Else Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine.
  22. ^ Preston North End Former Players Association : Tommy Thompson
  23. ^ Doing the 92 Stats Zone : Jimmy Smith Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine.
  24. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t Preston North End : Seasonal Scorers at Footy Mad
  25. ^ Post War English & Scottish Football League A-Z Players Database : Ricky Heppolette
  26. ^ Post War English & Scottish Football League A-Z Players Database : Gordon Coleman
  27. ^ Post War English & Scottish Football League A-Z Players Database : Mick Baxter
  28. ^ Brazil Career Stats at Soccerbase
  29. ^ Alan Kelly Jr. Career Stats at Soccerbase
  30. ^ Lee Ashcroft Career Stats at Soccerbase
  31. ^ Tony Ellis Career Stats at Soccerbase
  32. ^ Warren Joyce Career Stats at Soccerbase
  33. ^ Lee Cartwright Career Stats at Soccerbase
  34. ^ Gareth Ainsworth Career Stats at Soccerbase
  35. ^ Ryan Kidd Career Stats at Soccerbase
  36. ^ Ian Bryson Career Stats at Soccerbase
  37. ^ Andy Fensome Career Stats at Soccerbase
  38. ^ David Moyes Career Stats at Soccerbase
  39. ^ David Lucas Career Stats at Soccerbase
  40. ^ Dean Barrick Career Stats at Soccerbase
  41. ^ Simon Davey Career Stats at Soccerbase
  42. ^ Teuvo Moilanen Career Stats at Soccerbase
  43. ^ Mark Rankine Career Stats at Soccerbase
  44. ^ Michael Appleton Career Stats at Soccerbase
  45. ^ David Eyres Career Stats at Soccerbase
  46. ^ Sean Gregan Career Stats at Soccerbase
  47. ^ Michael Jackson Career Stats at Soccerbase
  48. ^ Jon Macken Career Stats at Soccerbase
  49. ^ Paul McKenna Career Stats at Soccerbase
  50. ^ Colin Murdock Career Stats at Soccerbase
  51. ^ Kurt Nogan Career Stats at Soccerbase
  52. ^ Gary Parkinson Career Stats at Soccerbase
  53. ^ Graham Alexander Career Stats at Soccerbase
  54. ^ Robert Edwards Career Stats at Soccerbase
  55. ^ Andrew Lonergan Career Stats at Soccerbase
  56. ^ Richard Cresswell Career Stats at Soccerbase
  57. ^ David Healy Career Stats at Soccerbase
  58. ^ Chris Lucketti Career Stats at Soccerbase
  59. ^ Dickson Etuhu Career Stats at Soccerbase
  60. ^ Eddie Lewis Career Stats at Soccerbase
  61. ^ Brian O'Neil Career Stats at Soccerbase
  62. ^ Simon Whaley Career Stats at Soccerbase
  63. ^ Claude Davis Career Stats at Soccerbase
  64. ^ Patrick Agyemang Career Stats at Soccerbase
  65. ^ Callum Davidson Career Stats at Soccerbase
  66. ^ Youl Mawéné Career Stats at Soccerbase
  67. ^ Chris Sedgwick Career Stats at Soccerbase
  68. ^ Matt Hill Career Stats at Soccerbase
  69. ^ David Nugent Career Stats at Soccerbase
  70. ^ Neil Mellor Career Stats at Soccerbase
  71. ^ Liam Chilvers Career Stats at Soccerbase
  72. ^ Sean St Ledger Career Stats at Soccerbase
  73. ^ Darren Carter Career Stats at Soccerbase
  74. ^ Billy Jones Career Stats at Soccerbase
  75. ^ PNE star Gally to become a record breaker
  76. ^ Paul Gallagher Career Stats at Soccerbase
  77. ^ Chris Brown Career Stats at Soccerbase
  78. ^ Barry Nicholson Career Stats at Soccerbase
  79. ^ Jon Parkin Career Stats at Soccerbase
  80. ^ Bailey Wright Career Stats at Soccerbase
  81. ^ Paul Huntington Career Stats at Soccerbase
  82. ^ Jack King Career Stats at Soccerbase
  83. ^ Scott Laird Career Stats at Soccerbase
  84. ^ John Welsh Career Stats at Soccerbase
  85. ^ Joe Garner Career Stats at Soccerbase
  86. ^ Tom Clarke Career Stats at Soccerbase
  87. ^ Chris Humphrey Career Stats at Soccerbase
  88. ^ Alan Browne Career Stats at Soccerbase
  89. ^ Daniel Johnson Career Stats at Soccerbase
  90. ^ [1]
  91. ^ John Goodall : Biography at Spartacus Educational Archived 2013-09-03 at the Wayback Machine.
  92. ^ Arthur Wharton : Biography at Spartacus Educational Archived 2013-09-03 at the Wayback Machine.
  93. ^ Fred Dewhurst : Biography at Spartacus Educational Archived 2013-09-03 at the Wayback Machine.
  94. ^ Freddie Osborn : Biography at Spartacus Educational Archived 2013-10-17 at the Wayback Machine.
  95. ^ Preston North End : A Fox and a White at Footy Mad
  96. ^ Doing the 92 Stats Zone : Ted Harper Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine.
  97. ^ Tom Smith : Biography at Spartacus Educational
  98. ^ Andy Saville Career Stats at Soccerbase
  99. ^ Jermaine Beckford Career Stats at Soccerbase