The football club Preston North End is one of the oldest clubs in the United Kingdom. The club was formed in 1884 and they currently play in the Championship. Preston North End have a fierce loyal following, with the club having a long history of promotion and relegation. The club has had a number of notable players, including Billy Hogarth, Allan Lamb, and John Welsh. Preston North End are one of the most successful clubs in the Championship, having won the league twice and reached the FA Cup final twice.