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Academy Staff

Academy Staff

Academy Manager: Nick Harrison
Lead Professional Phase (U18) Coach: Andy Fensome
Head of Coaching: Michael Stringfellow
Professional Development Phase (U18 and U16) Coach: John Welsh
Lead Academy Goalkeeper Coach: Dave Rodgerson
Lead Youth Development Phase (U12 to U16) Coach: Adam Pinch
Lead Foundation Phase Coach (U7 to U11): Melissa Brown
Head of Academy Education and Designated Safeguarding Officer: Philip Brown
Academy Administrator: Ruth Fensome
Academy Accomodation Manager: Paul May
Academy Performance Analyst & Lead Pre-Academy Coach: James McGown
Head of Academy Recruitment, Loans and Player Pathway: James Beet
Academy Player Care Manager: Charlie Russell

Latest Academy News

Youth Team

Finlay On "Fantastic Performance"

26 November 2022

Finlay Cross-Adair thought the team put in a “fantastic performance” as North End defeated local rivals Blackpool 4-0 at Springfields.

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Youth Team

PNE U19 In Derby Day Action On Saturday

25 November 2022

Preston North End U19s will take on Lancashire rivals Blackpool at Springfields this weekend.

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Youth Team

PNE To Face Rotherham United In FA Youth Cup At Deepdale

24 November 2022

Preston North End U18s will host Rotherham United in the third round of the FA Youth Cup.

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Youth Team

Pemberton Grabs Two Assists In Rochdale Win

15 November 2022

Preston North End U19s winger Rio Pemberton assisted the first two goals in his side’s 4-1 win away at Rochdale.

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Youth Team

Academy Duo Shortlisted For Goal Of The Month

8 November 2022

Preston North End youngsters Max Wilson and Ellis Horan have both been shortlisted for the LFE Goal of the Month award for October!

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Youth Team

Kian Taylor On Morecambe Victory

24 October 2022

Kian Taylor was left pleased with North End’s performance as they beat Morecambe’s U19s 2-1 in their latest Youth Alliance League encounter at the weekend.

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Youth Team

‘It Was Disappointing’ Says Ellis Horan

17 October 2022

U19s midfielder Ellis Horan was disappointed to see North End fall to a 4-2 defeat against Bolton Wanderers.

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Youth Team

Dana Frustrated By Defeat

3 October 2022

Dana Amaral was left frustrated after a disappointing 4-3 defeat away at Accrington Stanley in the Youth Alliance League.

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