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Practice pays off for Brownhill
Practice pays off for Brownhill Preston North End

Practice pays off for Brownhill

Simon Grayson saw Josh Brownhill's free-kick practice pay off after the midfielder's 35-yard effort gave Preston a 2-1 win over Burnley.

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Friendlies round-up Preston North End

Friendlies round-up

QPR, Burnley, Swansea, Stoke and Sunderland continued their preparations for the new Premier League season on Tuesday.

Friendly win delights Snodin Preston North End

Friendly win delights Snodin

Preston's assistant manager Glynn Snodin was delighted his side maintained their winning habit with a 2-1 victory at Morecambe.

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Preston five freed from bail Preston North End

Preston five freed from bail

Five Preston players arrested in April as part of a spot-fixing investigation will not face any charge.

Preston turn on style Preston North End

Preston turn on style

Preston boss Simon Grayson was impressed with his players after they secured a 2-1 victory against Halifax Town.

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Hugill off and running Preston North End

Hugill off and running

Jordan Hugill scored his first goal for Preston as they claimed a 2-0 win against Bamber Bridge.

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Wall of Colour Preston North End

Wall of Colour

Sky Sports is calling on all Football League fans to show their true colours on the opening weekend.

Welsh hails Preston quartet Preston North End

Welsh hails Preston quartet

John Welsh hailed the performances of Preston's summer signings as they slipped to a 2-1 defeat against Liverpool at Deepdale.

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