Preston North End central defender Bailey Wright has become the first player to represent the Lancashire club at the World Cup since Sir Tom Finney.
Wright has been named as one of six defenders in the Socceroos' 23-man squad and, if selected, will be the first PNE man to play in the competition since Sir Tom in Sweden in 1958.
Australia begin their World Cup campaign against Chile on Friday June 13 at the Arena Pantanal in Cuiaba.
Preston North End have announced they will keep the "Invincibles" crest designed to celebrate the club's 125th anniversary.
There will be one small change, with the ‘ribbon’ below the badge being changed from saying ‘Invincibles 125 Years’ to the new strapline of ‘Established 1880’.
Preston manager Simon Grayson has paid tribute to goalscoring hero Joe Garner, who rescued a 1-1 draw in North End's play-off semi-final.Read the full story ›
Wigan Athletic kick-off the end of season play-offs, targeting a speedy return to the Premier League.Read the full story ›
The final whistle may have blown on the Football League season but three North West clubs have still got their eyes on the ball - and the play off finals at Wembley.
Preston host Rotherham in the first leg of the League One play-off semi-finalRead the full story ›
The Cod Army head to York City for tomorrow's League Two play-off semi-final.Read the full story ›
Preston North End have confirmed that the club was contacted today by the National Crime Agency in relation to an investigation into spot-fixing allegations.
Preston North End Football Club can confirm that today, 3rd April 2014, the Club has been contacted by the National Crime Agency in relation to a wide ranging investigation into ‘spot fixing’ in football.
There are no suggestions that any offences that might have occurred involved match fixing.
None of our employees have been charged with any offence at this time and until or unless this position changes we will be taking no further action nor making any further comment.
All of our contracted employees are available for selection by the manager.