View a gallery of images from Ian Robinson as the youth team cruised past Accrington Stanley to take top spot in the North West Youth Alliance league.
The young Lilywhites were 6-0 winners at UCLan Sports Arena, with Joe Nolan's rocket and Aaron Bennett's brace all coming from outside the box, while Louis Potts, Tyrhys Dolan and Jacob Holland-Wilkinson all also found the net.
More reaction from the game below:
- Read our take on events with Nick Harrison's post-match thoughts in our match report.
- Wales youth international midfielder Aaron Bennett on making the step-up from the U16s.
- Follow the Academy on Twitter here.
Next up for Nick Harrison's team is a double header against Fleetwood Town over the next two weekends.
North End host the Cod Army back at UCLan Sports Arena in the Lancashire FA Professional Youth Cup tie on Saturday 14 September, a 10.30am kick-off, before making the trip to Poolfoot Farm the following Saturday where the sides will go head-to-head in league action.