Preston North End fan Nick Lenehan set up a Facebook page calling for the old National Football museum, which now lies empty at the club's Deepdale stadium, to be transformed into the Sir Tom Finney museum.
The campaign has attracted over 12,000 likes in just a few days and is likely to keep on growing. Campaigners think that with more public support the club itself may get involved in the project,
More top news
Manchester boxer Tyson Fury will meet face to face with Wladimir Klitschko for the final time ahead of their heavyweight world title fight.
A former soldier has been arrested at Manchester Airport on suspicion of terrorism offences after returning home from fighting IS in Syria.
An 18-year-old lion at Knowsley Safari Park has been put down after he was attacked by the female lions in the pride.