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Sir Tom Finney

(Photo by Tony Worrall ©)

Subject(s): Sir Tom Finney
Sport: Football

Location: Preston North End FC, Deepdale, Preston, Lancashire, UK
Unveiled: 31/7/2004
Sculptor: Peter Hodgkinson
Material: Bronze
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.

Links: Sculptor

(Photo by John Wilson ©)

(Photo by Tony Worrall ©)

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