THERE’S now just one week to go until the EFL fixture release day, and we’re counting down to it by taking a look at the Championship stadiums Albion will be visiting in the new season. Next up alphabetically, Preston North End...
Address: Deepdale, Sir Tom Finney Way, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 6RU.
Their home since: 1875.
Previous stadiums: (N/A).
Record attendance at current stadium: 42,684 (versus Arsenal - 23 April 1938).
Pitch dimensions: 100m x 67m (109.5yd x 73.5yd)
Distance from The Hawthorns: 106 miles.
Parking: Stadium parking, subject to availability, is priced at £12.50 per vehicle and sold in advance. Parking is also available at Moor Park School and priced at £8 per vehicle, with Preston recommending that supporters book in advance there as well. To get in touch with the ticket office either ring 0344 856 1966 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nearest train station(s): Preston (1.5 miles from the stadium).
Albion’s first visit to Deepdale: 13 October 1888 - Preston North End 3-0 Albion.
Albion’s last visit to Deepdale: 3 October 2009 - Preston North End 0-0 Albion.
Albion’s record at Deepdale: P52, W14, D14, L24.
Did you know… Deepdale is the oldest professional footballing site in the world that has been in continuous use.