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Academy Scouting

If you require a scout to watch a game, apply for a trial or you have seen a player Preston North End would be interested in please contact andylivingstone@pne.com

Preston North End Academy Scouts
• Pre Academy Phase - U6 – U8
• Foundation Phase - U9 - U11
• Youth Development Phase - U12 - U16
• Professional Development Phase - U17 – U21

Scout Priority Phase
Andy Livingstone Head of Academy Recruitment
Wayne Jackson Foundation
Terry Clayton Foundation/Youth Development/Pre-Academy Phase
Paul Whelan Foundation
Pete Farnworth Youth Development/Pre-Academy Phase
Gary Jackson Youth Development/Foundation
Peter Phillips Pre-Academy Phase/Youth Development
Paul Kell Foundation
Steve Belcher Foundation/Youth Development
Iain Mellis Foundation/Youth Development
Dean Stevely Foundation/Pre-Academy Phase
Mark Webster Foundation/Pre-Academy Phase
Peter Burns Youth Development
Phil Baxendale Foundation
Neil Antrobus Foundation/Youth Development
Chris Ayres Youth Development
Chris Banks Pre-Academy Phase/Foundation
Philip Wint Youth Development
Martin Law Foundation/Youth Development
Alan Smith Foundation/Youth Development/Professional Development
Dylan Evans Jones Youth Development 
Francis Charles Foundation/Pre-Academy Phase
John Moreno Youth Development
Rob Evans Pre-Academy Phase/Foundation
Kane Wears Youth Development
Stuart Swift Foundation/Youth Development
Neil Blythe Foundation/Youth Development
Ben Dickson Foundation/Pre-Academy
Anthony Forsyth Foundation/Pre-Academy
Steve Pollard Foundation/Pre-Academy
Dale Fitzsimmons Youth Development
Jim Bradley Foundation/Youth Development
Lewis Massey Youth Development
Will Shire Foundation/Youth Development
Ben Parkinson Pre-Academy Phase
Nick Zuch Pre-Academy Phase
Finn O'Leary Pre-Academy Phase
Tim Tack Pre-Academy Phase
Thomas Street Pre-Academy Phase/Foundation
Andrew Chafer Foundation
Nick Handby Youth Development/Professional Development
Iain Wilkie Youth Development/Professional Development
Scott Greenwood Youth Development
Carl Watt Foundation/Youth Development
Justin Singleton Foundation/Youth Development

Latest Academy News

Youth Team

Fensome Has High Hopes For U18s

14 June 2017

Young defender Lewis Fensome is looking forward to his return to action after a long spell on the sidelines.

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Youth Team

Josh Earl Aims To Continue Development Next Season

26 April 2017

Josh Earl wants to continue developing at Preston North End next season following his fine campaign with the club’s academy.

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Youth Team

Match Report: Carlisle United U18 5-2 PNE U18

26 April 2017

Ten-man Preston North End U18s suffered a 5-2 defeat away to Carlisle United in their final match of the season on Tuesday afternoon.

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Youth Team

Harry Garstang Frustrated By Burnley Defeat

23 April 2017

Preston North End youth team forward Harry Garstang felt a lack of quality in attacking areas was the difference as the U18s fell to a 3-1 home defeat against Burnley on Saturday.

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Youth Team

Match Report: PNE U18 1-3 Burnley U18

23 April 2017

Tom Stead’s first-half header was not enough to preserve Preston North End U18s’ unbeaten run, as Burnley came out 3-1 winners at UCLan Sports Arena on Saturday morning.

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Youth Team

Academy Trio Awarded Professional Deals

13 April 2017

Three current second year scholars have been offered professional contracts at Preston North End for the 2017/18 season.

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Youth Team

Oscar O’Neil Praises Team Performance

10 April 2017

Oscar O’Neil claimed the overall team performance was key in Preston North End U18s’ 2-0 home triumph over Bury on Saturday morning.

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Youth Team

Kian Smarts Hails Walsall Victory

6 April 2017

Kian Smart thought Preston North End U18s put in one of their best performances of their season in a 4-3 home win against Walsall on Tuesday.

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