Josh McLoughlin

Josh McLoughlin has worked as a freelance journalist for Deepdale Digest since 2021. He has also written for Four Four Two, HITC, 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 Dawes is a Football Writer for GRV Media and Deepdale Digest. A lifelong PNE fan, Olly went to his first North End game way back in 1998 and has been through a few too many playoff heartbreaks for one lifetime. Olly’s favourite ever PNE player is Joe Garner and in terms of favourite matches, nothing can quite beat Tom Clarke’s late winner against Blackpool in 2013.