Preston North End Honour Late Club Legend Tom Finney

BR-UK StaffFeatured Columnist IVOctober 17, 2016

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Preston North End are honouring Lancashire legend Tom Finney on Saturday by collectively wearing shirts with Finney's name on the back of them for their match against Leyton.

Finney, 91, passed away on Friday. 

 

Here are the Tom Finney shirts being worn by @pnefc players this afternoon. #RIPSirTom pic.twitter.com/rtpCy0Bqua

— BBC 606 (@bbc606) February 15, 2014

 

Outside and inside of Deepdale, there were tributes to the footballer who made 433 appearances for the club that he loved and scored 187 times.

He also scored 30 times in 76 appearances for England. 

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PICTURE: The Preston team lead the minute's silence at #pnefc to Sir Tom Finney #RIPSirTom @pnefc pic.twitter.com/4zPrPVyEoE

— Richard Frediani (@FredianiITV) February 15, 2014