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Preston North End
  Preston North End    
Photo Quiz
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Here is a mixture of questions on the first-ever football champions of England, Preston North End. The pictures may or my not help you!
Average, 10 Qns, Dizart, Jul 30 16
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  The Scottish Connection   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
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The connections between Preston North End, and its Scottish managers and players is extensive throughout the clubs history. How much do you know about these connections?
Tough, 10 Qns, robmar1, Jan 20 10
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  Preston North End FC History    
Multiple Choice
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This is a quiz about the history of Preston North End Football Club. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, silverginger, Jun 09 05
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Preston North End Trivia Questions

1. Which former Preston North End player was appointed the first manager of the Scottish National Team in 1954?

From Quiz
The Scottish Connection

Answer: Andy Beattie

Andrew "Andy" Beattie made 125 appearances, scoring 5 goals for Preston North End between 1935-1947. He was appointed as the first manager of Scotland in 1954 on a part-time basis. His spell as manager did not last long. However, he was appointed again as the Scotland manager in 1959, whilst working as manager of Carlisle United.

2. In which year were the club formed?

From Quiz Preston North End FC History

Answer: 1881

Preston North End were formed in 1881, and played their home games at Deepdale. The club were founder members of the Football League and became the first ever champions, remaining undefeated throughout the 1888-89 season.

3. Which fullback moved from Airdrie to Preston North End in 1949, playing a total of 487 games between 1949 and 1963, and scoring 3 goals during that time?

From Quiz The Scottish Connection

Answer: Willie Cunningham

He left the club to move to Southport. Between 1954-1955, he received 8 caps for Scotland.

4. Who was Preston's first manager in their history?

From Quiz Preston North End FC History

Answer: Charlie Parker

Parker became Preston manager in 1906, and remained with the club until 1915. After World War I, Hayes was manager between 1919-23, followed by Lawrence until 1925, and Richards (1925-27).

5. Which brothers were part of the Preston North End team dominated by Scots that played during the 1937/38 season?

From Quiz The Scottish Connection

Answer: Hugh and Francis O'Donnell

Hugh and Francis were two of 15 children. The brothers played for Celtic before moving to Preston North End in 1935.

6. Which future England international made five League appearances for the Lancastrians in 1995 on loan from Manchester United?

From Quiz Preston North End FC History

Answer: David Beckham

Beckham scored two goals for Preston during this month's loan spell while they were playing in the old Third Division, and even scored a goal direct from a corner kick.

7. Who is the only man to have managed both Preston North End and Rangers?

From Quiz The Scottish Connection

Answer: Scott Symon

Scott Symon was the Manager of Preston North End between 1953-54 before becoming the Manager of Rangers in 1954. He managed Rangers for 13 years.

8. From which team did Preston sign Chris Lucketti in 2001?

From Quiz Preston North End FC History

Answer: Huddersfield Town

Lucketti began his career with Rochdale in 1989, but after just one appearance, moved to Stockport a year later. A further unproductive season saw him sign for Halifax Town where he played 78 League games in two seasons. Bury were his next port of call, where he amassed 235 League games until 1999, when he signed for Huddersfield. Preston snapped up the defender in August, 2001.

9. Bill Shankly played for Preston North End between 1933-1949 but which club did he both play for and manage?

From Quiz The Scottish Connection

Answer: Carlisle United

William (Bill' Shankly OBE played 16 games for Carlisle United between 1932-33 and Carlisle United was his first management post when he joined them again in 1949. He moved to Grimsby Town in 1951. During his time as a player at Preston he played 296 matches, managing to score 13 goals.

10. How many League goals did Tom Finney score for the club?

From Quiz Preston North End FC History

Answer: 187

'The Preston Plumber', as he was affectionately known by the Deepdale faithful, scored 187 goals in 433 games for the club and was Footballer of the Year in 1954 and 1957.

11. Preston North End reached the Championship play-off final in May 2005, which manager was in charge for that game?

From Quiz The Scottish Connection

Answer: Billy Davies

Preston lost 1-0 to West Ham United thanks to a goal from Bobby Zamora. The club reached the play-offs again the following year but were defeated in the semi-finals by Leeds United. Billy Davies became manager of the club following the dismissal of another Scottish manager, Craig Brown. Billy had been Craig Brown's assistant manager after leaving the manager's job at Motherwell in 2001. He left the club in 2006 to become manager of Derby County.

12. In the 1889-90 season, Preston set a record for their highest League win. Who were they playing?

From Quiz Preston North End FC History

Answer: Stoke City

On 14th September, 1889, Preston inflicted a 10-0 scoreline on Stoke, and won the League title for the second consecutive year by two points over second place Everton.

13. In which year did Tommy Docherty move from Celtic to Preston North End?

From Quiz The Scottish Connection

Answer: 1949

Between 1949 and 1958 Tommy Docherty played 323 games for the club, scoring 5 goals. He returned to the club as manager in June 1981 but left 6 months later, having only managed 3 wins in 17 games in charge, to go to Australia to be manager of South Melbourne.

14. Preston reached the Championship playoff final in the 2004-05 season, but who did they beat in the two-legged semi-final to get there?

From Quiz Preston North End FC History

Answer: Derby County

Preston won the first leg at Deepdale 2-0 with goals from Dave Nugent and Richard Cresswell, with the second leg at Pride Park played out to a goalless draw. Unfortunately, West Ham United were the 1-0 victors in the play-off final to keep Preston in the Championship for a further season.

15. Which future Everton player and manager played for Preston in the 1964 FA Cup final?

From Quiz Preston North End FC History

Answer: Howard Kendall

Kendall was just 17 when he played on the losing side of the FA Cup final in 1964, with West Ham United winning 3-2. After retiring from playing, he went on to manage Blackburn Rovers, Manchester City, Notts County, Sheffield United and Everton (three times).

16. In the 1937/38 season Preston North End beat west Ham United 3-0 in the 3rd Round of the FA Cup. Which Scottish player scored a hat-trick in that game?

From Quiz The Scottish Connection

Answer: George Mutch

George Much was one of many Scots who dominated the Preston North side in the 1937/38 season. The side managed to finish 3rd in Division One that season.

17. In which season was the infamous plastic pitch at Deepdale used for the last time?

From Quiz Preston North End FC History

Answer: 1993-94

The plastic pitch proved to be quite unpopular with fans across the country, and not just the North End supporters, and Preston went back to grass after the play-off against Torquay United, which Preston won 4-1.

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