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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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Robbie Keane, who has been linked with PNE, celebrates a goal for the Republic of Ireland

PNE still Keane on Robbie

Preston remain on the trail of Robbie Keane, who is looking to make a return to English football after five years in the United States.

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Josh Earl and Melle Meulensteen in action for PNE's youth team against Everton

Match report: PNE 0 Everton 0 (aet PNE win 7-6 on penalties)

Preston North End held their nerve in a penalty shoot-out to beat Everton in the fourth round of the FA Youth Cup.
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Robbie Keane in action for the Republic of Ireland

PNE target Keane is hot property

Robbie Keane, who has been linked with Preston North End in recent days, says he has had interest from several Championship clubs.

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Tom Clarke grew up as 
an Aston Villa supporter

Why PNE defender cannot wait to face Villa

Preston skipper Tom Clarke will get his first chance to play at Villa Park this weekend against the club he supported as a youngster.

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Melle Meulensteen got PNE's winner in the last round of the FA Youth Cup

PNE kids out to chew up Toffees

Preston’s youngsters are in FA Youth Cup action when they face Everton at Deepdale on Wednesday night.

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Tom Barkhuizen battles with Connor Goldson

Horgan and Barks catch Grayson’s eye

Simon Grayson was excited by Daryl Horgan’s full debut for Preston and what fellow new boy Tom Barkhuizen offered in his short cameo against Brighton.

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Greg Cunningham in action against Brighton on Saturday

Greg’s yellow card collection is costly

Simon Grayson thought Greg Cunningham was hard done by when collecting a costly yellow card in Preston’s win over Brighton.

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Paul Huntington celebrates scoring against Brighton

Paul is Hunting for more goals

Paul Huntington admitted his goal in the victory over Brighton was long overdue – it was his first since the play-off final at Wembley.

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Preston goalkeeper Chris Maxwell dives to save Tomer Hemeds stoppage-time penalty

Exclusive Sean Gregan PNE column

Preston beating Brighton was a bit of a coupon buster judging by the strong run which the visitors had been on.

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North End boss Simon Grayson salutes the fans on Saturday

Grayson’s joy at statement win against leaders

Preston North End boss Simon Grayson said his side put the Championship on notice by knocking Brighton off top spot.

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Robbie Keane

PNE linked with Keane

Preston North End are among a number of teams being linked with striker Robbie Keane.

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Huntington's header finds the net

Reputation counts for nothing with PNE

Not many teams will take four points off promotion-chasers Brighton this season, the three collected by PNE in this clash at Deepdale totally deserved.

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