Subject(s): Sir Tom Finney
Location: Preston North End FC, Deepdale, Preston, Lancashire, UK
Sculptor: Peter Hodgkinson
Status: In Situ
Plaque 1: The Splash by Peter Hodgkinson MA (RCA). Based on an action photograph that became known as "The Splash", of Tom Finney on a waterlogged Stamford Bridge, which was awarded Sports Photograph of the Year 1954. The concept to recreate it as a sculpture/fountain was by Ben Casey.
Plaque 2: "The Splash". Unveiled by Sir Tom Finney. Preston North End and England. July 31st 2004.
Plus numerous sponsorship plaques including:
Plaque 3: Northwest Development Agency. We are proud to sponsor one of the greatest footballers in the world.
Plaque 4: "Sir Tom". "The greatest of them all". Joan and Chris Varley.
Plaque 5: Paper Innovation Ltd.