From the Finney Podcast

From the Finney Podcast

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The official unofficial Preston North End podcast.


#54 // How Do You Keep a Kebab Quiet? // From the Finney Podcast
Jul 27 • 89 min
If you’re coming into this asking yourself “How do you keep a kebab quiet?”, well, you’re in luck. Lawro has the answer for you at the end of the pod. The rest of it’s worth a listen, though. Also in this season wrap-up episode, Oli is out and Olly (from…
#53 // 309 Days with Dirty Sheets // From the Finney Podcast
Jul 20 • 66 min
In this episode, Jake, Oli and Jimmy discuss the victory over Birmingham City at the weekend and our first clean sheet in 309 days. There is plenty of praise for Brad Potts and Sean Maguire as well as a mention of Alex Neil’s post-match comments to Sky…
#52 // It’s the Hope that Kills // From the Finney Podcast
Jul 15 • 32 min
Jake, Oli and Jimmy digest the 1-0 defeat at the hands of automatic promotion chasing Brentford in this episode. We also touch a bit on the manager’s future, recruitment and finish looking ahead to the Birmingham game on Saturday as well as our…
#51 // Has the Horse Bolted? // From the Finney Podcast
Jul 13 • 53 min
For this episode, Jake, Oli and Jimmy discussed the weekend’s draw with Nottingham Forest, had yet more praise for Jayden Stockley, continued to praise Brad Potts and looked ahead to the Brentford game on Wednesday night. There was also a listener…
#50 // TREEMENDOUS // From the Finney Podcast
Jul 8 • 23 min
It’s a post-match party pod, tonight! We couldn’t sneak it, could we? Either way, enjoy this episode. It’s a positive one, for sure! Finally, as always, if you have any questions feel free to get in touch with us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, we’re…
#49 // No Guts, No Glory // From the Finney Podcast
Jul 6 • 69 min
Jake, Oli and Jimmy discuss the bore draw with Huddersfield on Saturday and Alex Neil’s team selection for that game. There’s also a question answered from everyone’s favourite PNE Police Officer and we look ahead to the game on Wednesday evening against…
#48 // The Season Stumbling with Neil Mellor // From the Finney Podcast
Jul 2 • 50 min
This podcast episode is Jake, Oli and Jimmy’s first-ever post-match pod. They were joined by a player from the last Preston North End side to make the Championship play-offs in Neil Mellor. The boys discussed the defeat against Derby County and much more…
#47 // Preston in a Pickle // From the Finney Podcast
Jun 29 • 113 min
Jake, Jimmy and Oli were joined by Olly Dawes of Deepdale Digest for this bumper episode. It’s probably the longest we’ve released in a long time so apologies if a long pod puts you off but we cover a lot. Obviously, the first port of call is the Cardiff…
#46 // The Season Restarted // From the Finney Podcast
Jun 22 • 98 min
Jake, Oli and Jimmy were once again joined by Bob from @PrestonUpdates_ on twitter and they recorded the most impassioned episode of the From the Finney Podcast yet. They discussed the disappointing two dropped points against Luton Town at the weekend, a…
#45 // Restart Special with Mark Lawrenson // From the Finney Podcast
Jun 15 • 73 min
Jake, Oli and Jimmy are joined by television pundit and fan of the club, Mark Lawrenson for this season restart special. In this episode we looked ahead to the season restarting on Saturday against Luton, what we could expect from the upcoming 9 games,…
#44 // North End Souls 2 Book Special // From the Finney Podcast
Jun 7 • 49 min
For this episode, Jake was joined by the author of the new Preston North End book, Keith Harrison. North End Souls 2 is the second book that Keith has written and he talks through the chapters with Jake for this special episode. If you want to get your…
#43 // Price of Football Special with Kieran Maguire // From the Finney Podcast
Jun 1 • 77 min
For episode #43 of the podcast, we were joined by football finance expert, Kieran Maguire. Kieran is known by many as a football finance expert and is the author of the bestselling book, The Price of Football and also has a podcast with comedian Kevin Day…
From the Finney Meets… Simon Grayson // Episode #12
May 24 • 84 min
Jake and Simon Grayson caught up over Zoom to talk a bit about Simon’s playing career and obviously, his time at Preston North End. Simon’s time at Blackpool, Leeds United and Huddersfield were briefly discussed and obviously his time at Preston North…
#42 // Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 // From the Finney Podcast
May 22 • 28 min
For this episode, I was joined by a good friend of mine, Jordan Wilson and former North End captain, John Welsh. As it is mental health awareness week, we discussed mental health in general and in football as well as John and Jordan having an opportunity…
#41 // 20 Question Quizcast: Number 5 // From the Finney Podcast
May 18 • 105 min
Jake, Oli and our resident quizmaster, Jimmy, were joined by EFL pundit/specialist, Gab Sutton for this episode of the From the Finney podcast. You can find Gab on twitter, his handle is @_footballab and in this episode he joined the lads for an EFL quiz,…
#40 // 20 Question Quizcast & Special Guests // From the Finney Podcast
May 8 • 81 min
Jake and Jimmy were joined by co-hosts of the Undr the Cosh podcast and former North End strikers, Jon Parkin and Chris Brown for this different take on our 20 Question Quizcast. There were 4 different rounds but more than 20 questions (somehow.) The…
#39 // PNE 20 Question Quizcast: Number 3 // From the Finney Podcast
May 4 • 62 min
Jake, Oli, Jimmy, Bob from Preston Updates and Olly from Deepdale Digest all returned for this, the third instalment of the PNE 20 Question Quizcast. There’s also a bit of general football chat before and after the quiz in this episode. Enjoy. If you have…
From the Finney Meets… Will Hayhurst // Episode #11
May 1 • 38 min
Jake caught up with former North End left-winger, Will Hayhurst for this episode. They discuss Will’s time as a young fan, joining the club as a youngster, his double leg break and retiring from the professional game very, very early. There is also some…
From the Finney Meets… Phil Brown // Episode #10
Apr 24 • 55 min
Jake and Phil caught up over Zoom for this episode of From the Finney Meets. They chatted about how Phil got the job at North End, missing out on Jamie Vardy, bringing Graham Alexander back to the club, holding back tears on the pitch at Deepdale and much…
#38 // PNE 20 Question Quizcast: Number 2 // From the Finney Podcast
Apr 19 • 71 min
Jake, Oli and Jimmy are joined this week by Bob from Preston Updates and Olly from Deepdale Digest for the second PNE 20 Question Quizcast. Part 1 is the quiz, part 2 is the answers. Plus, we also have a rather impromptu chat about the state of football…
From the Finney Meets… Jon Parkin // Episode #9 // Part 1
Apr 3 • 47 min
In this episode of From the Finney Meets… Jake spent a good few hours with the beast himself, Jon Parkin. In part 1 of this 3-parter, Jake and Jon talk about Jon’s start in professional football and much more, including his run-ins with different managers…
From the Finney Meets… Jon Parkin // Episode #9 // Part 2
Apr 3 • 62 min
In this part of episode number 9 of From the Finnet Meets, Jake and Jon talk about how his move to Preston North End came about and talk about his time at the club. They discuss Jon’s respect for Alan Irvine, missing out in the playoffs and much more. If…
From the Finney Meets… Jon Parkin // Episode #9 // Part 3
Apr 3 • 55 min
In this final part of our first 3 part episode, Jake and Jon discuss how Parky’s move away from North End to Cardiff came about and Jon discusses the goings-on at Fleetwood that lead Graham Alexander not to be on his Christmas card list anymore. They end…
#37 // PNE 20 Question Quizcast: Number 1 // From the Finney Podcast
Mar 28 • 40 min
For this episode, Jimmy took the lead with his very own PNE 20 Question Quizcast. There are 4 different subject areas: Goalscorers, Internationals, In the Red and Who Scored? All you need to play along at home is a pen and a piece of paper. Let us know on…
#8 // From the Finney Meets… Thorsten Stuckmann
Mar 23 • 77 min
This was a self-isolation special of From the Finney Meets… as Jake and Thorsten Stuckmann caught up on a Skype call to talk about the big German’s time in Lancashire. They discussed how his move to English football came about, that penalty against…
#36 // Coronavirus Special // From the Finney Podcast
Mar 16 • 57 min
This episode of the pod, Jake and Jimmy are joined by a returning Dan. The lads talk about the impact of coronavirus on football as a whole and also how things could play out for North End. There’s also Jimmy’s new feature to see the pod out, the From the…
#35 // From the Finney Podcast
Mar 9 • 63 min
Jake is joined again by Jimmy and Bob as they discuss Saturday’s defeat at home against 10-man Queens Park Rangers, the abysmal second half and why the manager Alex Neil was to blame for the capitulation. They also discussed the divide between fans and…
#34 // From the Finney Podcast
Mar 2 • 74 min
In this episode, Jake and Jimmy were joined by a planned guest in Bob from Preston Updates and an unplanned guest in Oli taking a break from his revision to come on. Episode #34 saw the lads touch on the defeat at West Brom and discuss the defeat against…
#33 // From the Finney Podcast
Feb 23 • 54 min
This episode was just Jimmy and Jake discussing the weekend’s victory over Hull City, people venting their frustrations on social media directly at players, the quality full-backs we have in Darnell Fisher and Andrew Hughes and much more. They ended this…
#7 // From the Finney Meets… Andrew Lonergan
Feb 20 • 71 min
In this episode of From the Finney Meets… Jake met with former North End shot-stopper, Andrew Lonergan at the Marriott hotel in Preston. Jake and Andrew spoke through his start out in professional football at North End, his time under 7 different managers…
#32 // From the Finney Podcast
Feb 17 • 55 min
Jake is joined by Jimmy and Oli this week to discuss the defeat at home to Millwall. We also discuss home and away form and Jimmy and Oli both answer a quickfire question. We finish up by looking ahead to the Hull City game on Saturday before being played…
#31 // From the Finney Podcast
Feb 14 • 38 min
In this unplanned episode of the From the Finney podcast, Jake and Jimmy spoke about the win over Stoke City and looked ahead to Saturday’s game against Millwall and spoke about a lot of other things in between. Enjoy this midweek episode of the pod! If…
#30 // From the Finney Podcast
Feb 10 • 58 min
Jake and Oli discussed the weekend’s win over Wigan Athletic and the performance of a few stand out players from recent weeks. Daniel Johnson’s return, Ben Pearson’s exquisite form and everything that Tom Barkhuizen offer to the side. They end with a…
#6 // From the Finney Meets… Colin Murray
Jan 27 • 35 min
Jake travelled down to London for the day to meet with the host of the EFL on Quest, Colin Murray. They met at BBC Broadcasting House as Colin recorded the BBC Radio 5 Live show “Fighting Talk”, before heading over to Stockley Park. Jake spent the day at…
#29 // From the Finney Podcast
Jan 19 • 54 min
In this episode, Jake, Oli and Jimmy discuss North End’s first win in over a month after we beat Charlton Athletic 2-1 at Deepdale. The boys also discuss DJ’s return, Josh Harrop and Scott Sinclair. They answered some questions from twitter before looking…
#5 // Part 2 // From the Finney Meets… Iain Hume
Jan 15 • 71 min
In this part of their chat, Jake and Iain discuss his time at Preston North End and talk about Darren Ferguson coming in, Phil Brown coming in and of course, Graham Westley’s time at the club. They finish off talking about the most recent chapter of…
#5 // Part 1 // From the Finney Meets… Iain Hume
Jan 15 • 57 min
This is the first of 2 parts in which Jake met with former North End forward, Iain Hume to discuss his career in football. In part 1 they discussed Iain’s start in football and how a move to the UK from Canada materialised as a teenager and they also…
#28 // From the Finney Podcast
Jan 13 • 49 min
In this episode that almost didn’t happen because of a hangover, Jake is joined by Oli and Jimmy to discuss the weekend’s draw at Rovers, the January transfer window and they also look ahead to the Charlton game at the weekend. If you have any questions…
#27 // From the Finney Podcast
Jan 7 • 107 min
After a little break over Christmas, the pod is back. This week, Jake is joined by a few guests from the world of Preston North End fans in the shape of Olly who runs Deepdale Digest, Bob who runs Preston Updates, John who runs the forum PNE-Online, Dave…
#4 // Part 2 // From the Finney Meets… Graham Alexander
Dec 28, 2019 • 63 min
Part 2 and the final part of our chat with former Preston North End legend, Graham Alexander. In this part, Jake and Graham talk about how his move to Burnley came about under Paul Simpson, his return to the club, that freekick against Charlton and we…
#26 // From the Finney Podcast
Dec 16, 2019 • 44 min
Jake and Oli are back once again with Episode #26 of the From the Finney Podcast. In this episode, they talk about the 2-1 over a Luton Town side that looked to have no intentions to win the game of football in which they were playing, they answer some…
#4 // Part 1 // From the Finney Meets… Graham Alexander
Dec 13, 2019 • 89 min
Part 1 of over 2 hours worth of chats with former Preston North End legend, Graham Alexander. In this part, Jake and Graham talk about his start in football, how he almost signed for Burnley before North End and we finish up with his thoughts on Billy…
From the Finney Post-Match Special // Preston North End vs. Fulham
Dec 11, 2019 • 14 min
This is the first From the Finney post-match special. Jake and Oli talk through the Fulham game, player performances and of course, the two red cards that should have been three in all honesty. If you have any questions or feedback about the podcast, feel…
Sky Sports EFL Podcast x From the Finney
Dec 10, 2019 • 3 min
This is a little away from the usual for us but we made our Sky Sports debut and here it is for you all to hear, enjoy! If you have any questions or feedback about the podcast, feel free to get in touch with us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, we’re…
#25 // From the Finney Podcast
Dec 9, 2019 • 59 min
Jimmy joins Jake and Oli for the pod this week. The boys talk about the defeat at QPR and what went wrong. They put to bed this thing about Alex Neil and his favourites (kind of), look ahead to January and the window and how pivotal it could prove to be…
#24 // From the Finney Podcast
Dec 4, 2019 • 59 min
Oli is back for this November monthly review episode, including some chat about the defeat against West Brom. We also looked ahead to January and what the club need to do in the window and much, much more. If you have any questions or feedback about the…
#23 // From the Finney Podcast
Nov 26, 2019 • 47 min
In this episode, Oli was out but Ryan was in. Ryan has written quite a few pieces of content for us on the website and this is his pod debut. We chatted about the defeat at Derby, our abysmal record after international breaks and our away record this…
#3 // From the Finney Meets… Neil Mellor
Nov 15, 2019 • 59 min
Jake sat down with former Preston North End striker Neil Mellor for Episode #3 of From the Finney Meets… The two chat about Neil’s start in football at Liverpool, his move to North End and his time under 5 different managers from Paul Simpson and Alan…
#22 // From the Finney Podcast
Nov 11, 2019 • 57 min
In this episode we take a look back over the solid performance and 3 points against Huddersfield Town that saw us head into the final international break of 2019 in 2nd place in the Championship table. We also talk about the rate at which we are picking…
#21 // From the Finney Podcast
Nov 4, 2019 • 64 min
In this episode, we discuss something that, as North End fans we haven’t been able to speak about for 13 years and that is that we are currently (at the time of recording and publishing) top of the Sky Bet Championship. We also discuss the Charlton game,…
#20 // From the Finney Podcast
Nov 1, 2019 • 47 min
In this end of the month round-up, Oli bailed but Pilks joined us. We looked back over the past month for North End, a month that saw us only lose 1 game and it ended with us sitting 2nd in the table behind West Bromwich Albion. We are the highest-scoring…
#19 // From the Finney Podcast
Oct 28, 2019 • 48 min
The band were back together for this one after a rollercoaster of a game on Saturday against local rivals Blackburn Rovers. In this episode of the pod, we looked back at the Rovers win and chatted about Tom Barkhuizen’s scintillating form of late, Jayden…
#18 // From the Finney Podcast
Oct 21, 2019 • 52 min
Oli was unavailable for this weekend’s episode so former pod guest Jimmy filled in for him. We spoke about the defeat at Reading (the third time after an international break we have played Reading and lost), the performance of certain players and looked…
#2 // From the Finney Meets… Chris Sedgwick
Oct 11, 2019 • 66 min
Chris Sedgwick joined Jake for Episode #2 of the new podcast series, From the Finney Meets…, unsurprisingly, from the chaps behind From the Finney. Jake and Chris chatted through Chris’s start in football at Rotherham, how his move to Deepdale came about,…
North End Souls Book Special // From the Finney Podcast
Oct 8, 2019 • 29 min
In this special edition of the From the Finney Podcast, Jake sat down for a chat with Keith Harrison, the author of a new Preston North End book, North End Souls. You can buy yourself a copy of the book over at northendsouls.com or head over to our…
#17 // From the Finney Podcast
Oct 7, 2019 • 41 min
What a bloody win! In this week’s episode we talk in some detail about the 5-1 win over Barnsley at the weekend and we also discuss some of the standout performances including the 10/10 Daniel Johnson. If you have any questions or feedback about the…
#16 // From the Finney Podcast
Sep 30, 2019 • 75 min
The gang are back with another fan guest for this episode of the From the Finney podcast. Jake, Oli and Dan are joined by PNE fan and YouTuber, BenHD. Ben has over 20,000 subs on YouTube and regularly produces Championship content on his channel. In this…
#15 // From the Finney Podcast
Sep 16, 2019 • 38 min
We’re back! In Episode #15 we’re Oli-less so Jake and Dan talk through the Brentford game, talk about the manager’s mind games, our 100% start to the season at home and finally they look ahead to the Birmingham game on Saturday. If you have any questions…
#1 // From the Finney Meets… David Lucas
Sep 6, 2019 • 49 min
In this, the first episode of the new series, From the Finney Meets… Jake sat down with Preston boy and former shot-stopper, David Lucas about his time at North End. From coming through the academy to getting into the first team. We hope you enjoy this…
#14 // From the Finney Podcast
Sep 3, 2019 • 104 min
In this later than usual episode of the From the Finney podcast, we have our first fan guest on the pod, Jimmy. Jake and Jimmy will be reviewing the opening month of the season, the transfer window dealings, the performances of certain players and much…
#13 // From the Finney Podcast
Aug 26, 2019 • 39 min
In this later than usual pod (blame the bank holiday), we take a look back at the Sheffield Wednesday game, we discuss Joe Rafferty’s performances at left-back, Jayden Stockley’s performances thus far this season and we also look ahead to the Hull game.…
#12 // From the Finney Podcast
Aug 18, 2019 • 43 min
Dan’s unavailable for this one again as he’s without internet in his new place so it’s just Jake and Oli. We talk the Swansea defeat and Oli goes into some tactical stuff. We also talk about Louis Moult, look ahead to Wednesday night’s game against Stoke…
#11 // From the Finney Podcast
Aug 12, 2019 • 81 min
Oli’s away for this one so it’s just Jake and Dan but we talk about the Wigan game in detail. We also give our thoughts on certain player’s performances and the conundrum that the manager has when it comes to the centre of the park. If you have any…
#10 // From the Finney Podcast
Aug 9, 2019 • 55 min
Dan’s back! In this unplanned pod, we talk about the transfer window and how it started with so much promise and ended feeling rather flat to say the least. We also talk a bit about the season ahead and if anything has changed for us since our prediction…
#9 // From the Finney Podcast
Aug 5, 2019 • 73 min
Dan’s away again for this one as he’s still in grand old New York City but he’ll be back soon enough. In this week’s pod, we talk about the opening game of the season away at Millwall, Oli gives us some tactical insight into the game, we discuss Sean…
#8 // From the Finney Podcast
Jul 31, 2019 • 68 min
This was an unplanned, impromptu podcast recording. Oli’s fresh off a holiday and Dan is just leaving for a holiday so we were a man down (again, sorry!) for this one. We talk potential outgoings, potential incomings and much more. We hope you enjoy this…
#7 // From the Finney Podcast
Jul 22, 2019 • 90 min
We have our first ever guest on the pod this week in the shape of the man behind another Preston North End fansite in the shape of Olly Dawes who runs Deepdale Digest. In this hour and a half bumper pod, we skim over pre-season so far, the lack of money…
#6 // From the Finney Podcast
Jul 15, 2019 • 63 min
This week we’re without Dan but we try our best to make up for it with some in-depth chat about the first week of pre-season for the North End boys, Callum Robinson leaving for the Premier League and the return of the messiah in David Nugent. Plus, Oli…
#5 // From the Finney Podcast
Jul 3, 2019 • 58 min
We’re back after a little break away for the summer. In this episode, we go over what we know about the failed Aro Muric transfer, links to James Wilson and Keinan Davis and more bids for Callum Robinson. We also took some fan questions on social media…
#4 // From the Finney Podcast
Jun 18, 2019 • 59 min
In this earlier than usual episode of the only Preston North End Football Club podcast outside of the club itself, we discuss the possibility of Jordan Hugill making a shock return on loan just 18 months after signing for West Ham United, our current…
#3 // From the Finney Podcast
Jun 11, 2019 • 51 min
OLI’S BACK!In episode 3 of the From the Finney Podcast, there’s no twitter meltdowns, we wish the gaffer, Alex Neil, a happy birthday, we covered the Premier League interest in Callum Robinson and discuss whether or not he and other players in the squad…
#2 // From the Finney Podcast
Jun 5, 2019 • 48 min
In this episode, Dan and Jake are joined by Sarah as Oli was unable to join the pod due to other commitments. In this episode of the From the Finney Podcast, we chatted about the possibility of Ben Pearson leaving Preston North End this summer, our…
#1 // From the Finney Podcast
May 26, 2019 • 55 min
In this first episode of the From the Finney Podcast, our three hosts, Jake, Dan and Oli discuss whether or not Alex Neil should look to bring in a 5th choice centre-back in a similar way that we brought Josh Ginnelly through, perhaps promoting a…