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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 academyrecruitment@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
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
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
Neil Blythe Foundation/Youth Development
Anthony Forsyth Foundation/Pre-Academy
Steve Pollard Foundation/Pre-Academy
Dale Fitzsimmons Youth Development
Jim Bradley Foundation/Youth Development
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

Latest Academy News

Youth Team

Colne vs PNE U18 Match Preview

19 Hours ago

PNE U18 have another tricky pre-season game in store this evening as they take on Colne’s senior side at the Sovereign Play Stadium.

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Youth Team

Walker Enjoying First Pre-Season With Youth Team

15 July 2018

Youth team forward Ethan Walker is happy to be among the youth team squad on a daily basis now that he has begun his scholarship.

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Youth Team

Rochdale U18 2 PNE U18 2

15 July 2018

The youth team made it three games unbeaten in pre-season with a 2-2 draw away to Rochdale.

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Youth Team

Jolly: “A Good Start.”

8 July 2018

Second year scholar Jerome Jolly was pleased by the youth team’s comprehensive win over Morecambe in their pre-season opener, but says there is also more to come from the side.

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Youth Team

O'Reilly 'Over The Moon' With Award

24 May 2018

It's been an impressive first season at the club for young midfielder Adam O'Reilly, who has picked up the Scholar of the Year award to cap off a terrific year with the U18s.

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Youth Team

Double Accolade For Adam O'Reilly

22 May 2018

Young midfielder Adam O'Reilly has been named as the club's Scholar of the Year for 2018 and has also been named in the League Football Education's 'The 11' for May.

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Youth Team

Nine New Scholars Sign At Deepdale

15 May 2018

Last month, Preston North End welcomed nine new scholars who have signed two-year scholarships with the club.

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Youth Team

Simmons Aims To Hit Ground Running Next Term

5 May 2018

Versatile youth team player Lewis Simmons has stressed the importance of making a strong start to next season, following the young Lilywhites’ 4-1 loss to Wigan Athletic in the Lancashire FA...

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