Josh McLoughlin

Josh has worked as a freelance journalist for Deepdale Digest since 2021. He has also written for Four Four Two, Here Is The City, Newcastle United and Chorley FC matchday programmes, and owns his own football website/podcast called Playing Away From Home which focuses on British and Irish footballers playing overseas. Josh has written about football for 10 years since leaving University, and also works as a Commercial Manager for Manchester City Council. As a Preston North End fan, his favourite player is Mark Rankine, and his favourite goal was Scott Laird's against Manchester United in 2015, and the first game he saw was in 1996 against Bristol Rovers. He enjoys analysing games, and providing his opinion on topical issues surrounding the club.

Olly Dawes

Olly is a lifelong Preston North End supporter who has accumulated more than 10 years of online publishing experience. He serves as the Managing Editor of Deepdale Digest, leading the site’s daily output on Preston North End, whilst also taking on the roles of Senior Journalist for GRV Media and Senior Site Lead for Nottingham Forest News. Olly has been featured in books and magazines, often discussing Preston North End in FourFourTwo’s season previews. He is hoping to one day see PNE finally reach the Premier League after experiencing a few too many playoff heartbreaks.