Clubs refresh or even design new badges from time to time – and so do we. The new badge on the right features a stolen vikingship (design) with the Branch flag taking the lads west. Just like the club we felt it was time to bring the PP into the design. We also added the club name to the badge. So what do you think?
The Middlesbrough game is on TV today. And when the lads are to be seen live later on we rep around town upfront. Hoping for a decent effort from the players and 3 points. A game review might appere on the blog later.
It´s been way to long since we last visited the holy sanctuary that is Deepdale Stadium – The home of the mighty Whites. Last time was what could have been a real shocker, the narrow loss to Manchester United in the cup. This time it´s what looks to be the last game of the season vs Leeds United. But for all we know it could be the game that secures Play Offs who knows? Anyways the boys are coming to town on the 6th of May. See you then cha!
I have a feeling about this game, that it just might be the best awayday ever. We´ve had some good awaydays over the last couple of years – some really good times. Football have tried to ruin some of them though but all in all we´ve had alot of fun. This trip to London might go into the history books in more than one way. Will it be that ten times lucky for North End? Will the Branch`s first trip to Wembley give a win? The non-loosing effect we broght with us wore off some time ago but being the first trip to Wembley maby it returns. Will this be our first live promotion party? In little over 24 hours we´ll know the answer. Up the Whites – Up to the Championship we go!
Will Wembley look like this on sunday? We wouldn´t travel across the pond if we didn´t belive that it just might. Actually that´s a lie – we´d travel to the moon to see Preston play a Chelsea buss for a decent day out with the lads. But anyways hopes are up and fingers crossed for a win to finish off the season and go home supporters of a Championship side – once again. Up the mighty Whites!
“Preston fans are the best, they´re the gentry!” The words are by former Preston gaffer Alan Ball and every North End fan knows them. Every season there´s even a Gentry Day were Prestonians dress up i bowler hats and suits to look the part. So why start of this blog post stating the obvoious? Because we´re in quite a unic situastion at the moment. Blackpool are already relegated and promotion is looking good at our end. So how will this play out? Will the gentry show them selves as that or will the need to rub it in take us to dark places while possibly celebrating our trip back up to the 2nd tire of English football?
Sometimes you´re enemy inflicts damage to itself in a matter you couldn´t possibly dream of being able to. Blackpool has done just that this season. The way the clubs owner has treated the fans have made it hard to look away. The destruction of what was left of a Premier League club has been almost as satisfying as watching Preston win every saturday (ok, not every saturday). So how are we going to celebrate these (hopefully) two grand events? Not surprisingly the banter that has been going on all through the season took off after yesterdays end of Blackpools stay in the Championship. And that´s how it´s supposed to be – but I urge my fellow fans to show some class. The picture of the tosser showing off a tangerine shirt at the Rotherham game is back to haunt him and his fellow lashers. I just hope that we could keep them embarrassing pictures to a minimum.
– You´re not from here pal, you don´t know what it´s like! Well, we might not be born and raised in Preston, Lancashire but rivalry is kind of an international thing – and so is class. Showing class states your superiority in a better way than petty banter. So hate Blackpool and be proud to be the bigger club in Lancashire – but show some class while doing it.
We´re after all the best fans, we´re the gentry!
The Fans Flag lads hva done it again – with the help of the Branchmen. This is the third fan flag made by the fans for the fans. It will be put to the test in the away game against Fleetwood tomorrow. Up the whites!