This week it is 20 years since David Moyes’ Preston North End were presented with the division two trophy in front of a sold out Deepdale.
One of the key figures and the captain that day was club skipper and that year’s player of the year, Sean Gregan.
The Lilywhites legend took an hour to speak to the Official PNE Podcast to look back on his career, from growing up with his mum on a council estate in the north east, through his time at Deepdale, to walking out at Old Trafford against the likes of David Beckham, Roy Keane, Ruud van Nistelrooy, Gary Neville and Juan Sebastián Verón.
He discusses his decision to join Gary Peters’ side, the characters in the dressing room, the nights out and some great memories, including ‘doing a John Terry’ to pick up the trophy in full kit, including the captain’s armband when out injured.
He also looks back on his whole 750 game career, including his spells at Leeds United, West Bromwich Albion, Oldham Athletic and his first side, Darlington back as a teenager in the early 1990s.
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