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Southampton vs. Preston North End – match preview
September 20, 2011

After a 2-0 win over Charlton last week, North End face an in-form Southampton side at St. Mary’s tomorrow night. Preston are on something of a run themselves, but with 12 back-to-back home wins, the host’s stats make for some impressive reading.

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Brentford vs. Preston North End – Match Preview
September 16, 2011

After their midweek League Cup triumph over Charlton, Preston North End return to League One action this weekend with two games to catch up on. Uwe Rösler’s Brentford currently sit three points ahead of North End in the league having played two more games, but the Lilywhites now have an opportunity to leapfrog the London club, and could potentially climb as high as 3rd, dependent on other results.

Fellow promotion hopefuls Brentford are enjoying a fine run of form as of late, with 3 wins from their last 4 games. After a 1-1 draw with Colchester in midweek, The Bees will be looking to get back to winning ways in front of the home crowd, but it’ll be no easy task; North End have won their last 5 games in a row and show no signs of slowing.

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Charlton Athletic vs. Preston North End – match preview
September 13, 2011

A somewhat fatigued North End side travel to The Valley tomorrow night for a League Cup clash against fellow promotion hopefuls, Charlton Athletic. With potentially seven games coming up in the space of three weeks for Preston, Phil Brown has admitted that he “will be making one or two changes” in order to retain the Lilywhites’ prolific league form.

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Preston North End vs. Yeovil Town – match preview
September 9, 2011

Phil Brown’s side will be hoping to make it 4 back-to-back wins on Friday when Terry Skiverton’s Yeovil Town make the 250 mile journey from Somerset. This clash will be the first time the two sides have ever met in a competitive fixture. After a somewhat shaky start to the season, North End registered three consecutive wins, keeping three clean sheets and netting five goals in the process, including a hundred-yard screamer from goalkeeper Iain Turner.

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