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Half-time words spark Lilywhites’ gutsy comeback

Simon Grayson admitted that it needed a tactical change and a strong half-time team talk to get Preston back into their clash with Aston Villa.

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Jordan Hugill scores the first goal against Aston Villa

Sean Gregan’s exclusive column

Simon Grayson will have been very pleased with Preston North End’s attitude and character in coming back from being behind to get a draw against Aston Villa.

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Jordan Hugill heads home against Aston Villa

Aston Villa 2, PNE 2: Dave Seddon’s big match verdict

Post-match I rarely venture into the opposition manager’s press conference but listening to Steve Bruce was interesting to say the least.

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VIDEO: PNE boss hails 'great' second-half display

Preston North End manager Simon Grayson praised his side's second-half comeback against Aston Villa after admitting they had not been at the races before the interval.
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Preston North End's Jordan Hugill celebrates his opening goal

Hugill not the prettiest but he’s damn effective

PNE supporters John Roper, Tim Mercer and Conor Billington have their say on the draw against Aston Villa

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The teams make their way out at Villa Park.

Aston Villa 2-2 PNE: Five things we learned

Reporter Adam Lord takes a closer look at Preston’s comeback at Villa Park.

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Jordan Hugill celebrates scoring PNE's equaliser at Villa Park

Match report: Aston Villa 2 PNE 2

Jordan Hugill led a second-half comeback as Preston North End recovered from going two goals behind to earn a draw against Aston Villa at Villa Park.
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VIDEO: Dave Seddon on PNE's draw at Aston Villa

Preston North End produced a fine second-half performance to draw 2-2 at Aston Villa.

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Jordan Hugill heads home Preston's second goal.

Hugill hails PNE's character after firing them to Aston Villa point

Comeback king Jordan Hugill hailed Preston North End’s character after they came from two goals down to draw 2-2 at Aston Villa.

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Paul Huntington challenges Gabriel Agbonlahor.

Aston Villa 2-2 PNE - As it happened and reaction

Jordan Hugill struck twice as PNE came from two goals down to pick up a fine point at Villa Park.
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Preston striker Jermaine Beckford has been sidelined by bans and injury

Beckford ready to toe the line

Preston striker Jermaine Beckford will be looking to steer clear of controversy now that he is free of suspension.

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Daniel Johnson has become a key player since moving to Deepdale

Dave Seddon’s PNE press view

In terms of getting value for money from a transfer fee, the £50,000 which PNE paid Aston Villa two years ago for Daniel Johnson must rank highly.

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Aston Villa midfielder Mile Jedinak

Bruce wants Villa response against PNE

Aston Villa’s defeat to Preston on October 1 spelt the end for Roberto Di Matteo and opened the door for Steve Bruce to take charge at Villa Park.

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Steve Bruce

Big match focus: Villa v PNE

MEET THE BOSS: Steve Bruce

The 56-year-old was named Aston Villa boss in October, succeeding Robert Di Matteo who had been sacked in the wake of Villa’s 2-0 defeat to Preston.

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Deadline Day Countdown: January 20

Deadline Day Countdown: January 20

The latest transfer stories concerning clubs in the North West

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Tommy Spurr (above) will replace the suspended Greg Cunningham in PNE's trip to Aston Villa

Grayson challenges PNE to end Villa’s home run

Preston will aim to become the first team to win on Aston Villa’s home turf this season when they head to the West Midlands tomorrow.

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On the ball during my North End debut against Arsenal in the FA Cup at Deepdale

Exclusive Daryl Horgan PNE column

It has been interesting to see the recent transfer speculation this week surrounding a famous fellow countryman of mine – a certain Robbie Keane.

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Johnson after scoring from the penalty spot against Blackburn last month

PNE midfield ace DJ prepares to face old club

Daniel Johnson will next week celebrate his second anniversary as a Preston North End player.

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Transfer Deadline Day Countdown

Transfer Deadline Day Countdown

The latest transfer stories concerning clubs in the North West

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George Ross played in Prestons 1-0 win against Aston Villa at Villa Park in November 1968

Memory match: Aston Villa v PNE 1968

Preston will look to make up for lost time when they head to the West Midlands to face Aston Villa this weekend.

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