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Preston North End F.C.
|Full name||Preston North End Football Club|
|2008/09||League Championship, 6th|
Preston North End F.C. are an English football club. They are based in Preston, Lancashire. They play in the Football League Championship at their stadium which is called Deepdale. The club began in 1881 and has the nicknames "The Lilywhites", "PNE" and "The North End".
Preston North End was part of the twelve football teams that made up the English Football League in 1888, and were the first team ever to win the English Football League. Preston North End and Arsenal are the only two teams ever to win the Championship without losing a match.
They have played in the FA Cup final seven times and won twice.
The last time they won a major trophy was the FA Cup in 1938 and the club has not been in the Premier League for many years, but they are one of the most successful Championship clubs and regularly finish high up in the league.