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Academy Staff

Academy Manager and Lead Professional Development Phase Coach (U18): Nick Harrison
Professional Development Phase (U18 and U16) Coach: Andy Fensome
Head of Recruitment and Academy Safeguarding Officer: Andy Livingstone
Performance Analyst: Daniel Atkinson
Lead Academy Goalkeeper Coach: Jack Cudworth
Host Family: Joan McCallion
Lead Youth Development Phase (U12 to U16) Coach: John Prince
Head of Coaching: Matt Craddock
Lead Foundation Phase Coach (U5 to U11): Paul Gray
Head of Academy Education: Philip Brown
Academy Administrator: Ruth Fensome
Head of Medicine and Sports Science: Tim Horn

Latest Academy News

Youth Team

Second Goal Of The Month Award For O’Reilly

17 May 2019

Adam O’Reilly has won the League Football Education’s [LFE] Goal of the Month award for the second time this season, taking the prize for April for his brilliant strike against Wigan Athletic.

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Youth Team

Baxter And O’Reilly In Goal Of The Month Running

13 May 2019

Preston North End midfielders Jack Baxter and Adam O’Reilly have both been nominated for the League Football Education’s [LFE] final Goal of the Month competition for the 2018/19 season.

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Youth Team

Seven New Scholars Join Youth Team Squad

7 May 2019

Preston North End recently welcomed their latest intake of youth players to Deepdale as seven schoolboys signed scholarship forms with the club.

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Youth Team

Second Year Scholars’ Fate Determined

7 May 2019

Preston North End’s current crop of second year scholars have learned their fate with regards to their immediate futures at the club.

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Youth Team

Coulton Reflects On Youth Team Breakthrough

24 April 2019

The youth team’s 1-1 draw against Blackpool provided an ideal time to reflect for young defender Lewis Coulton.

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Youth Team

Gallery: Lancashire FA Professional Youth Cup Final

20 April 2019

View a gallery of images courtesy of photographers Dave Kendall and Pete Burns from the youth team's Lancashire FA Professional Youth Cup final against Wigan Athletic.

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Youth Team

Baxter: “We Ran Out Of Steam.”

20 April 2019

Jack Baxter felt fatigue played its part as the youth team saw the game taken away from them by two late goals in the Lancashire FA Professional Youth Cup final.

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Youth Team

Nick Takes Positives From Final Loss

20 April 2019

Nick Harrison felt there were positives to be taken for his side despite falling to a 5-2 defeat to Wigan Athletic in the Lancashire FA Professional Youth Cup final.

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