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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

Walker Excited For Deepdale Return

18 Hours ago

Ethan Walker is looking forward to being back at Deepdale on Tuesday as PNE’s U18s take on Norwich City in the fourth round of the FA Youth Cup, less than a month after he made his first team debut...

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Youth Team

Fensome Expecting Tough FA Youth Cup Test

18 Hours ago

Youth team coach Andy Fensome believes Tuesday’s FA Youth Cup fourth round tie against Norwich City is a chance for North End’s youngsters to show what they have learnt as they look to advance to the...

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Youth Team

Lenton Praises Younger Team-Mates

20 January 2019

Callum Lenton felt his younger team-mates made encouraging strides in what was, for most of the remaining members of the starting line-up against Shrewsbury Town, their first experience of U18...

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Youth Team

Simmons Hopes To Take Winning Mentality Into Cup Competitions

13 January 2019

Lewis Simmons hopes the youth team can take encouragement from their three-match winning run into their upcoming cup matches, after sealing a third consecutive victory of 2019 at Carlisle United.

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Youth Team

Jolly Looking Forward To Cup Final Test

8 January 2019

Jerome Jolly is looking forward to facing Wigan Athletic in the Lancashire FA Professional Youth Cup final after the young Lilywhites eased past Accrington Stanley with a 4-0 semi-final win.

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Youth Team

Louis Potts Targets Repeat Performance

5 January 2019

Louis Potts hopes the youth team can replicate their display from beating Accrington Stanley 3-1 in league action when they host the same opponents in a Lancashire FA Professional Youth Cup semi-final...

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Youth Team

Preston North End To Host Norwich City In FA Youth Cup Fourth Round

18 December 2018

The youth team will host Norwich City in the FA Youth Cup fourth round on Tuesday 22nd January 2019, with a 7pm kick-off at Deepdale.

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Youth Team

Rodwell-Grant Hopes To Build On Positive First Impression

16 December 2018

Joe Rodwell-Grant is hoping for more youth team opportunities in the New Year after making a goalscoring impact on his first start at U18 level away at Port Vale.

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