Preston manager Simon Grayson felt that Ben Pringle’s performance in the friendly against Stoke offered much encouragement for the season ahead.
Preston skipper Tom Clarke has backed team-mate and room-mate Calum Woods to come back strongly from the knee injury which will rule him out all season.
Daniel Johnson set his sights for the new season with Preston’s goal in this creditable draw against a strong Stoke City side.
Simon Grayson has told his Preston North End squad that the door is wide open to all of them to claim a starting place against Reading on the opening day of the season.
Preston North End boss Simon Grayson was satisfied with the work out his players got in the draw with Stoke City at Deepdale.