Deepdale Stadium, home of Preston North End FC, is brimming with football history. The venue draws in visitors from all around, with the ground's history dating back to 1875.
There's plenty reason to pay Deepdale Stadium a visit, with it being widely recognised as the oldest professional football stadium in the world. The club is also one of the founding members of the Football League, established in 1988, and their first title winners.
The stadium today
Deepdale is an all-seater-stadium with a capacity of 23,404.
Much of the stadium has been rebuilt in recent years, with the north, east and west sides being named after former players Sir Tom Finney, Bill Shankly and Alan Kelly.
The Invincibles Stand, completed in 2008 at the cost of around £10 million, also includes executive boxes above the seating area.
Sir Tom Finney statue
Visit one of Preston's most prestigious landmarks, located outside Deepdale Stadium.
"The Splash" is a water feature sculpture depicting Preston's football legend Sir Tom Finney. Sir Tom was famous for his club loyalty and performances in the England team, with a career spanning 13 years which included 76 caps and 30 goals.
The statue was unveiled in 2004 and was created by Preston-born sculptor Peter Hodgkinson. The statue itself was inspired by a photo taken at the Chelsea versus PNE game at Stamford Bridge in 1956.
The grounds also include a fan shop with official PNE merchandise, including apparel and souvenirs such as books and personalised gifts.
For the history of Deepdale Stadium, Preston North End and the Dick, Kerr Ladies see Sports History.
For details on parking in and around the stadium see Preston North End - Parking.
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Map address for Deepdale Stadium
Deepdale Stadium, Sir Tom Finney Way, Preston, PR1 6RU.