Changing room chat: Two consonants and a vowel - PNE

THE rivalry between Lancashire neighbours Blackpool and Preston North End was spelled out to the nation on Channel Four quiz show Countdown.

Viewers of the show - most of whom are old enough to remember the sides' glory days in the 40s and 50s - saw a conundrum featuring the letters PNECRISIS.

It turned out a Seasiders fan who works as a producer on the show was poking fun at his relegated rivals. Preston fans might yet have the last laugh, though, with the Tangerines close to the drop themselves.

Don't look back in anger if you lose

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