Preston North End

  • Games of Preston North End (since 1878)

The Deepdale is a football stadium in the Deepdale area in Preston, England. The stadium is the home of Preston North End and was also from 2001 to 2010 the home of the English National Football Museum.


The site was originally a farm in Deepdale and was used by cricket and rugby teams. In 1860 the area was converted into a football stadium and the stadium opened in 1878. The first football game was held on October 5, 1878, three years after the stadium had been acquired from FC Preston North End. The stadium has a spectator capacity of 22,225 spectators. The attendance record is 42,684, which was set up in the game against Arsenal on April 23, 1938. The field of this stadium is the oldest continuously existing football field in the world.


  • Tom Finney Stand - (West, Grandstand, opened in 1995 )
  • Invincibles Pavilion - (east, opposite stand, opened in 2008 )
  • Bill Shankly Kop - (North, stand behind, opened in 2001 )
  • Alan Kelly Stand ( Town End ) - ( South, stand behind, opened in 1998 )