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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 Aims To Build Momentum

13 Hours ago

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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Youth Team

Baxter Pleased By Passing Style Against Port Vale

12 November 2017

Midfielder Jack Baxter was pleased by the youth team’s style of play during their 3-2 win against Port Vale on Saturday, particularly in the first-half.

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Youth Team

Harrison Relishing Tottenham Challenge In FA Youth Cup

11 November 2017

Youth team manager Nick Harrison is looking forward to the challenge of facing Tottenham Hotspur in the FA Youth Cup and the opportunity it will present to his players.

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Youth Team

Gallery: Youth Team vs Accrington Stanley

5 November 2017

Preston North End U18 beat Accrington Stanley 4-2 in the Youth Alliance Cup with a brace from Harry Garstang and efforts from Mike Howard and Adam O’Reilly.

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Youth Team

Kamol Campbell Pleased To Make Mark In Attack

5 November 2017

Preston North End defender Kamol Campbell was pleased to make an attacking impact in the 4-2 win against Accrington Stanley in the Youth Alliance Cup.

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Youth Team

Gallery: Youth Team vs Tranmere Rovers

29 October 2017

Preston North End U18 earned another point on the road with a 1-1 draw at Tranmere Rovers' Solar Campus on Saturday.

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Youth Team

Alex Wood Happy To Return Following Injury

29 October 2017

Preston North End second-year scholar Alex Wood is hoping to come back stronger after returning from injury in Saturday’s 1-1 draw away to Tranmere Rovers.

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