As it happened: Accrington Stanley 1-1 Preston North End
Preston North End travel to Accrington Stanley for their fifth pre-season game of 2021/22.
We'll have all the build up and action throughout the afternoon so make sure to refresh the page (F5) so you don't miss a thing!
LIVE: Accrington Stanley vs PNE
Last updated: Saturday, 24 July, 2021, 15:46
A day for the fans!
Fans are back at a football ground, there is a fan zone, pay on the day - it should be an afternoon to enjoy for PNE!
PNE Starting XI: Rudd, Storey, Lindsay, Hughes, Barkhuizen, Ledson, Whiteman, Browne, Cunningham, Riis, Maguire.
The skipper is back!
Alan Browne is back for the first time in pre-season, starting in the heart of midfield alongside Ledson and Whiteman. A formidable trio.
Full team sheet
A trialist on the pitch for PNE
North End’s trialist is out warming up with the players - for the rumours going around, it’s not Wilfried Bony.
Subs take their place
Today’s subs have their place in the stand turned extended subs bench, Frankie McAvoy will now be giving his final words before the starting team emerge and we can get going at the Wham!
Accrington get the game underway!
Both sides have set up in a 3-5-2 formation for today’s game.
Charles is halted by Storey down the left channel.
Hughes does well to nod the ball away.
Ledson free kick saved
Ryan Ledson attempts a free kick from a tight angle after Cunningham was brought down but it’s tipped over the bar.