As it happened: Preston North End 2-1 Hull City

Preston North End are back to Deepdale for the second week in a row, but they'll be looking for a better result this time out against Hull City in the Championship.

Saturday, 22nd February 2020, 1:00 pm
Updated Saturday, 22nd February 2020, 6:28 pm
PNE's Deepdale stadium from the view inside the Alan Kelly Town End goal.

We will have all the build up and team news here throughout the afternoon, with live updates during the game - make sure to refresh the page (F5) to keep up to date with everything!

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LIVE: Preston North End vs Hull City

Last updated: Saturday, 22 February, 2020, 15:03

  • Latest: PNE 2-1 Hull City
  • Hull took the lead just before the break, Elder's cross from the left after a short corner was nodded into the net by Mallik Wilks, who looked relatively unmarked in the six yard box.
  • The comeback began when Darnell Fisher burst into the box and was felled between two Hull defenders. Gallagher took the penalty and blasted it past George Long. 
  • Alan Browne scored the winner, getting on the end of a Jayden Stockley cross to head into the top corner. 
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North End's heavy financial loss explained

There has been a bit of information come out of PNE's finances today and we've taken a look at it and why it looks the way it does.

Have a look at our story here.

Not a happy hunting ground for the Tigers

Hull have only won five times at Deepdale in the league, two of those coming in the last four meetings.

What will Alex Neil do?

Decisions for the manager today, Fisher likely to be fit, does he come in for Clarke? Gallagher also an option at home having had a poor result last time out.

Looks like Alex Neil is opting for a more creative approach, with Paul Gallagher in the midfield and Josh Harrop in the no.10 role. 

It's in part due to the absence of Daniel Johnson, who is 'out with a knock' but it also shows the way North End want to approach the game, have possession and take the game to Hull.

Within three of fourth

Blackburn Rovers took a two goal lead in the early Championship kick off today but Brentford fought back to get a 2-2 draw, meaning that a win today would see PNE draw level with the Bees.

That result also means that Rovers are to points off PNE in the final play-off spot. There may have been cheers in the press room here when Brentford were awarded their penalty to make it 2-2...

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