Saints make it to 4th round at fortress St. Mary’s
September 24, 2011

Southampton beat Preston North End 2-1 at St. Mary’s to progress to the 4th round of the League Cup, marking a record 14th consecutive home win for the club. Adam Barton levelled the score in the 52nd minute after a simple header from Jos Hooiveld gave the hosts the advantage in the first half. However, Southampton dominated the game – Barton’s equaliser was against the run of play – and inspired substitute Adam Lallana fired in the winning goal with only his second touch of the game, giving the Saints a deserved victory.

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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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North End cruise into 3rd round of Carling Cup
September 13, 2011

Preston North End ended Charlton Athletic’s unbeaten start to the season with a confident 2-0 win at The Valley. Going into the 2nd round Carling Cup clash, ┬áthe Addicks were in fine form, but an almost unrecognisable North End team took the plaudits with an assertive performance and came out on top.

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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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