Benjamin David "Ben" Pearson (born 4 January 1995) is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Preston North End.
Born in Oldham, he joined Manchester United at the age of 9 in July 2004 and worked his way up through the academy. He joined Barnsley on a one-month loan in January 2015, which was extended to a season-long loan. He then rejoined Barnsley on a six-month loan in July 2015, before signing for Preston North End in January 2016.
He has also represented England at youth international level, playing for the under-16s, under-17s, under-18s, under-19s and under-20s.Close