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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

Dolan Pleased To Make Goalscoring Return

16 September 2018

Tyrhys Dolan was pleased to mark his return to the youth team matchday squad by scoring in the emphatic 7-0 away win against Huddersfield Town.

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Youth Team

Gallery: Youth Team vs Accrington Stanley

8 September 2018

Take a look through our gallery of images as the youth team made it four wins in a row with a 3-0 victory over Accrington Stanley at UCLan Sports Arena.

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Youth Team

Baxter Pleased To See Winning Run Continue

8 September 2018

Jack Baxter is pleased that PNE U18s kept their form up as they brushed aside Accrington Stanley in a 3-0 win.

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Youth Team

Walker Happy To Help Youth Team With Three-Goal Display

29 August 2018

Ethan Walker was pleased that his hattrick against Shrewsbury Town helped the youth team to a 3-2 victory in the first away match of the season.

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Youth Team

Simmons Happy To Contribute At Both Ends Of Pitch

26 August 2018

Lewis Simmons was pleased to make his mark by scoring and helping the youth team’s back four to complete a clean sheet in the 3-0 Youth Alliance Cup win against Port Vale.

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Youth Team

Harrison Encouraged By Youth Team’s Start To The Season

20 August 2018

Academy manager Nick Harrison has taken plenty of positives from the first couple of weeks of the youth team’s new season.

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Youth Team

Gallery: Youth Team vs Wigan Athletic

5 August 2018

View a gallery of images as the youth team began their EFL North West Youth Alliance league season against Wigan Athletic at UCLan Sports Arena.

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Youth Team

Brannigan Confident Of Imminent Improvement

5 August 2018

Darren Brannigan believes the youth team can build on aspects of their play from their opening league match of the season against Wigan Athletic in the EFL North West Youth Alliance.

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