Preston North End 2-0 Brentford: 5 Talking Points

Preston continued their fine start to the campaign with a straightforward victory at home to a fancied Brentford side. Seani Maguire opened the scoring a mere four minutes into the game with an awkward finish after an early onslaught of PNE pressure. And Tom Barkhuizen doubled Preston’s lead 25 minutes into the second half after…

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Preston North End 3-1 Stoke City: 5 Talking Points

This was not the most scintillating performance, but we did what was necessary and executed our game plan perfectly. When the team sheet was unveiled, I think it’s safe to say there were a few raised eyebrows. But once again, Alex Neil got it right – restricting Stoke’s diamond and pressing from the front. So,…

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A Left-Back Conundrum

With just two days to go before the transfer window closes and a concerning void created at left-back with the departure of Josh Earl, will Preston cope with just one orthodox left-back in Andrew Hughes? It is increasingly looking likely that we will be left red-faced in the coming days after banking heavily on capturing…

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3 Things We Learnt At AFC Fylde

Yes, this was just another friendly against non-league opposition, but there were still a few talking points to take from today’s game. And no, David Nugent will not be one of them. I’m saving that one for tomorrow… Seani Maguire is back. That’s right – Seani Maguire returned to the side this afternoon and capped…

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