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Athens Come To Town

26 July 2012

Preston North End will play AEK Athens in the Club's first pre-season friendly at Deepdale

Ambassador Prices (available until 27th July)
Prices for the game are as follows:


On a positive note, winger Lee Holmes is closing in on a return to first team action, likewise tough tackling midfielder John Welsh.

Manager Westley will be without the services of talisman Lee Trundle after the striker picked up an injury last weekend at neighbours Morecambe. Team News

So far North End have played friendly matches against teams from Canada, South Africa, Yugoslavia, Switzerland, Poland, Denmark, Holland, Australia and Spain in their illustrious history.

The Athens clash will be a historic moment for the Lilywhites, signalling their first ever match against a Greek side.

It will provide another good test for Graham Westley's new look side, with Athens a regular fixture on the European stage and winning 30 national honours.

Preston North End will entertain Greek giants AEK Athens in their first pre-season friendly at Deepdale on Saturday, kick-off 3pm.
Adults £7.50
Seniors (60+) £2.50
Students (with ID) £2.50
Young Adults (16 to 18) £2.50
Juniors (U16) £2.50

Matchday/Non-Ambassador Prices
Adults £10
Seniors (60+) £5
Students (with ID) £5
Young Adults (16 to 18) £5
Juniors (U16) £5

Unreserved seating applies in the Sir Tom Finney Stand, where cash turnstiles will be in operation on the day. The Alan Kelly Town End and the Bill Shankly Kop will be closed for this fixture.

Tickets for the Invincibles Pavilion must be pre-purchased at a ticket office prior to kick-off.

Ambassadors need to pre-purchase their tickets before the day of the game in order to qualify for their discounted prices.

Tickets can be pre-purchased (which is advised) by calling 0844 856 1966 or visiting now.


Those wishing to watch the game from corporate areas will be able to do so in the Invincibles Pavilion, with executive boxes available and the Guild Lounge open.

Boxes are priced at either £375 or £450 plus VAT depending whether you have 12 or 10 guests, whilst in the Guild Lounge Ambassadors can enter for £17.50 (adults) or £12.50 (concessions), with non-Ambassadors paying £20 for adults and £15 for concessions.

Full details of the package is available by calling commercial manager Zoe Hall on 01772 693311 or by emailing 

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