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Photographer: © Rod Burkey (Gallery)(15th February 2014)
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Tom

It was sad to hear of the passing of Tom Finney. Tom was a great player for England and his beloved Preston North End. Now, it is rare for a truly great player to remain loyal to his local club, which is what Tom Finney did. He was, by all accounts a true gentleman. This statue, unveiled in 2004 was inspired by a press shot taken at Chelsea, during an away game for Finney's Preston North End in 1954. The pitch was covered in water following a shower and this well captures the action. It can be found outside Deepdale, Preston's ground in the shadow of the Sir Tom Finney Stand. A fitting tribute to a Preston legend. Picture taken 21st April 2010.
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Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION Model: NIKON D300
Exposure Program: Aperture Priority, Focal length: 18 mm, Aperture: f 4.5, ISO: 200, Exposure time: 1/2000 sec, Metering Mode: Multi-Segment, Exposure Bias: 0 EV
Date/Time Creation: April 21, 2010, 2:26 pm
ImageID:1188154, Image size: 3781 x 2660 pixels

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Comment by Sue H(15th February 2014)

That's an impressive piece of work. Thank you for the picture.

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Comment by Vince Hawthorn(15th February 2014)

A powerful image Rod and so poignant at this time.

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Comment by David SwannPremier Member! Click for more info..(16th February 2014)

Colour would not have done justice to this excellent and timely shot

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Comment by Martin Humphreys(16th February 2014)

A very apt image Rod

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Comment by Zbigniew Siwik(16th February 2014)

Impressive picture .

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