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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

Howard: "You Don't Win At Half-Time"

15 October 2017

Second-year scholar Mike Howard hopes to use Saturday’s 3-2 defeat away to Rochdale as a learning experience going forward.

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Youth Team

Dolan Relishing Youth Team Chance

8 October 2017

Young forward Tyrhys Dolan is enjoying the step up to U18s football with Preston North End.

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Youth Team

Stead Pleased To Contribute In Defence And Attack

10 September 2017

Youth team defender Tom Stead was pleased to finish Saturday’s 3-0 away win against Wigan Athletic with a goal and clean sheet to his name.

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Youth Team

Garstang Hopes Goals Will Flow Following Blackpool Strike

3 September 2017

Youth team forward Harry Garstang hoped his consolatory strike in the 3-1 defeat to Blackpool could be a positive for both himself and the team moving forwards.

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Youth Team

Rochdale U18 1 PNE U18 2

17 July 2017

Preston North End U18s continued their 100 per cent start to pre-season with a 2-1 win against Rochdale.

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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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