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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

Charlie Lyons On Learning Curve Against Spurs

12 December 2017

Irish Academy defender Charlie Lyons spoke to iFollow PNE after the U18s’ FA Youth Cup defeat at Tottenham Hotspur on Tuesday afternoon.

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Youth Team

Nick Harrison Gives Reaction To Spurs Clash

12 December 2017

Academy manager Nick Harrison spoke to iFollow after his side’s FA Youth Cup defeat to Tottenham Hotspur on Tuesday afternoon.

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Youth Team

Spurs Test Excites Fensome

12 December 2017

Youth team captain Lewis Fensome is looking forward to making his FA Youth Cup debut and testing himself against Tottenham Hotspur on Tuesday afternoon.

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Youth Team

Change To FA Youth Cup Tie

11 December 2017

Preston North End's FA Youth Cup clash against Tottenham Hotspur has now been brought forward with a change of venue due to adverse weather conditions.

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Youth Team

Smart: “There’s Positivity In The Group.”

3 December 2017

Kian Smart says there is a positive feeling within the youth team squad at present after they claimed a fifth consecutive win on Saturday, coming from one down to beat Walsall 2-1.

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Youth Team

Oscar O’Neil Pleased To Grind Out Lancashire FA Youth Cup Semi-Final Place

22 November 2017

Oscar O’Neil hailed the youth team’s battling qualities during their 2-1 win against Accrington Stanley in the Lancashire FA Youth Cup quarter-final.

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Youth Team

Charlie Lyons Aims To Build Momentum

19 November 2017

Second-year scholar Charlie Lyons hopes the youth team can continue building positive momentum ahead of their FA Youth Cup Third Round visit to Tottenham Hotspur at the end of the month.

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Youth Team

Gallery: Youth Team vs Port Vale

12 November 2017

The U18s claimed their fifth league win of the season with a 3-2 home triumph over Port Vale on Saturday.

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