Select a Team

Prev Game: Sky Bet Championship Tue 27th Sep

prev game - Preston North End
team 1 score team 2
Birm'ham 2 - 2 Preston

Next Game: Sky Bet Championship Sat 1st Oct

next game - Preston North End
team 1 score team 2
Preston 15:00 A Villa

Brown: Cup can boost league form

Last Updated: 14/09/11 2:18pm

  • Share:
Brown: Revels in cup win

Brown: Revels in cup win

Sky Bet

    • Retrieving latest Sky Bet odds

Phil Brown feels his Preston side's cup win over Charlton could have positive ramifications on the race for promotion.

North End eased to a 2-0 win at The Valley to book a Carling Cup third-round date at Southampton next week, but Brown expects to see the side's current form continue in both competitions.

He said: "It was very pleasing because I came to see Chris' team in the last round against Reading and at the weekend - despite the changes, the philosophy of playing is the same.

"My hat is off to Charlton as they've gone top of the league without playing and I'd gladly swap this cup win for a league win.

"To be able to dictate and control the game as long as we did, I was delighted, and to keep a clean sheet was a testament to a lot of hard work from the defenders.

"It's a good test when you come to The Valley and they're a team flying high in our division but the lads proved tonight that they can do it."

  • Share:

Most Popular

Features

Meet the other Pep

Meet the other Pep

Leeds assistant manager Pep Clotet on how he came to work with Garry Monk via Manuel Pellegrini, Michael Laudrup and Pep Guardiola.

Who said it: Zlatan or Bendtner?

Who said it: Zlatan or Bendtner?

Nicklas Bendtner has returned to English football. But can you tell his bold statements from Zlatan Ibrahimovic's?

Sidwell's future plans

Sidwell's future plans

Brighton's Steve Sidwell on his promotion hopes and why he's now thinking like a coach.