2007 Professional Football Tours

Qwest Field, Seattle
Training session in Portland
Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club
PNE v Portland Timbers


19 - 29 JULY 2007

PNEPreston North End's ten-day pre-season tour of USA was arranged in association with PSC and included three tough friendly games – two against US opposition and one game against a top Mexican side.

The team were predominantly based in Portland, but also included short stays in Seattle and Sacramento.

Along with the games and daily training sessions, PSC also arranged a trip to watch Portland Beavers baseball team, a golf-day at Pumpkin Ridge golf club and a trip to the Nike HQ and employees discount store in Portland for the team.


PNE’s three friendly games were as follows: -


Monday 23rd July 2007
Seattle Sounders                     2-1       Preston North End

*Played at the 67,000-seater Qwest Field, Seattle – home of the  Seattle Seahawks NFL team


Thursday 26th July 2007
Monterrey (Mexico)                2-0       Preston North End

*Played at the Ralley Field, Sacramento


Saturday 28th July 2007
Portland Timbers                     2-1       Preston North End

* Played at PGE Park, Portland


Tour Inclusive of:

  • Return air-fares from England to USA and internal flights
  • First class hotel accommodation and all meals
  • Training facilities
  • All coach transfers in USA
  • Single rooms for management and twin bedded rooms for players
  • Full laundry service
  • Golf day
  • Trip to baseball game
  • Trip to Nike HQ and employees store
  • Post-game party in Portland after the team’s final game of the tour