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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

Every Game Provides A Lesson For Walker

12 March 2019

Ethan Walker said the youth team must learn from their mistakes in the 1-1 draw against Walsall – as they do after every game.

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Youth Team

Pollard: "A Difficult Game All Round"

10 March 2019

Josh Pollard is looking to move forward from a frustrating game which saw North End’s youth team draw 1-1 against Carlisle United at the weekend.

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Youth Team

Brannigan Wants To Be Youth Team's Top Scorer

3 March 2019

Darren Brannigan is aiming to become the youth team’s top scorer by the end of the season.

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Youth Team

Jack Baxter Named In LFE's 'The 11'

27 February 2019

PNE U18s midfielder Jack Baxter has been named in the LFE's 'The 11' for February.

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Youth Team

Coulton Taking Things In His Stride

24 February 2019

Lilywhites prospect Lewis Coulton admits he is taking everything in his stride as his rise and rise with the youth team squad continues, having started once again in the 2-0 win against Fleetwood...

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Youth Team

O’Reilly Wins LFE Goal Of The Month Award

14 February 2019

Adam O’Reilly has won the League Football Education’s (LFE) Goal of the Month award for January for his strike against Carlisle United.

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Youth Team

FA Youth Cup Gallery: Youth Team vs Bury

10 February 2019

View a gallery of images from the youth team's FA Youth Cup fifth round exit to Bury at Deepdale on Friday evening.

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Youth Team

Nick Harrison On FA Youth Cup Exit

8 February 2019

Academy manager Nick Harrison said his young Preston North End scholars must learn from their FA Youth Cup exit as Bury left Deepdale with a 2-0 win.

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