Sheffield United 2-1 Preston North End
February 20, 2012

A timely brace from Ched Evans saw Sheffield United come from behind to beat Preston, climbing above their steel city rivals and into 2nd place. North End took the lead shortly after Thorsten Stuckmann saved a tame Evans penalty, but the Welsh striker restored parity just before the break and grabbed the winning goal 10 minutes from time.

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Preston North End 1-0 Hartlepool United
February 18, 2012

Danny Mayor’s wondergoal gave Graham Westley his first win as PNE boss in what was an otherwise uninspired performance from the Lilywhites. The scintillating strike was one of only two shots that North End managed to hit the target with all game, but it was enough to seal the points and end Hartlepool’s five game unbeaten run.

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PNE dip into loan market
November 8, 2011

Preston North End manager Phil Brown has stated that his team looks “a little bit stronger” after a trio of loan players arrived at Deepdale this week. Jonathan Forte joins Southampton team-mate Sam Hoskins in the one-month loan move as Brown looks to bolster the strikeforce, which he believes has been “lost” through inury in recent weeks. Iain Turner’s injury means that German shot stopper Thorsten Stuckmann also makes the switch from Alemannia Aachen.

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Wycombe Wanderers 3-4 Preston North End
September 27, 2011

Preston North End came from behind to win in a seven goal thriller at Adams Park this evening, earning a 7th consecutive league victory and a 2nd place perch in League One.

After going 2-0 down, Wycombe went in 3-2 up at the break thanks to goals from Gareth Ainsworth, Scott Donnelly and Stuart Beavon. But Neil Mellor and Iain Hume completed their braces in the second half to seal another impressive North End victory.

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Preston North End 2-1 Tranmere Rovers
September 25, 2011

North End bounced back from mid-week defeat with a PNE Day victory over Tranmere Rovers. A crowd of 17,281 saw Preston extend their league run to six consecutive victories.

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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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Confident North End make it six in a row
September 17, 2011

Preston just can’t stop scoring recently; in-form Neil Mellor grabbed his second brace in as many games either side of a wondrous Iain Hume strike to put North End into the play-off places with two games in hand. Mellor gave North End the lead inside 10 minutes, and Hume’s 25-yard rocket restored it after a Niall McGinn tap-in levelled things up in the 21st minute. Then, with a little over 15 minutes left on the clock, Mellor put the game beyond doubt with a volley from inside the Brentford area, tallying his 4th goal in two games.

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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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PNE Day – help spread the word!
September 14, 2011

At the beginning of last season, Preston North End FC announced a new initiative that included cheaper tickets for all, PNE-related fun, and, essentially, a bigger crowd and thus a better atmosphere for selected home games throughout the season. That initiative was called PNE Day, and the first of the 2011/2012 campaign will be held on Saturday, 24th September when the Lilywhites take on local club Tranmere Rovers.

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