- Address: Sir Tom Finney Way, Preston
- Country: United Kingdom
- Capacity: 23,000
- Opened: 1875
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: Preston North End (football)
Extra stadium info – Deepdale Stadium
The stadium became a venue for several events, like baseball, cricket, football, rugby league and rugby union. The Deepdale Stadium hosted its first football match of Preston North End Football Club in 1878. Preston North End are nicknamed The Lilywhites. They won the first-ever English top-flight football league title in 1889. It was the first edition of the English top-flight football league. They also won the second edition of the English top-flight football league. PNE won the FA Cup in 1889 for the first time in their history. They won the English cup tournament after defeating the Wolverhampton Wanderers. 27,000 people showed up for the final, which took place in the city of London.
Preston North End in the 1930s
In 1938, Preston North End won their second FA Cup title after beating Huddersfield Town. George Mutch scored the only goal of the game, which attracted a crowd of 93,000. Preston North End drew an average attendance of 22,000 in 21 home matches during that league season. The same league season, a record attendance was broken. 42,000 people showed up at the venue named Deepdale Stadium for a match between Preston North End and Arsenal Football Club in 1938. It was a record attendance for a league game at the stadium.
David Beckham is one of the former players of Preston North End. He became one of the most famous people in the world. Beckham scored 17 goals in 115 matches for the national football team of England. He started his professional football career with Manchester United. In 2003, David Robert Joseph Beckham left the club for the Spanish side Real Madrid. He also played for the LA Galaxy from the United States and AC Milan from Italy before he ended his professional football career with the French side Paris Saint-Germain.