Luton Town v Preston North End team news: Johnson and Gallagher on the bench, fans return to Kenilworth Road

Preston North End manager Alex Neil stuck with an unchanged starting XI for the Championship clash with Luton Town at Kenilworth Road.

Saturday, 12th December 2020, 2:23 pm
Updated Saturday, 12th December 2020, 2:32 pm

Neil kept faith with those who lined-up for last Wednesday night's 3-0 victory over Middlesbrough, his two changes to the match day squad coming on the bench.

Daniel Johnson and Paul Gallagher replaced Josh Harrop and Adam O'Reilly among the substitutes.

Johnson missed the Middlesbrough game because of a one-game suspension, while Gallagher has been out with a hamstring strain.

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This will be North End's first games in front of fans since September when 1,000 people watched their 2-2 at Norwich as part of a Government pilot scheme.

With Luton being a Tier 2 area, the Hatters can admit 2,000 supporters.

Luton: Shea, Pearson, Lockyer, Bradley, Potts, Rea, Mpanzu, Moncur, Dewsbury-Hall, Cornick, Collins. Subs:Cranie, Tunnicliffe, Berry, Clark, Norrington-Davies, Lualua, Nombe, Morrell, Isted.

PNE: Rudd, Fisher, Huntington, Davies, Hughes, Browne, Ledson, Barkhuizen, Potts, Sinclair, Stockley. Subs: Earl, Bayliss, Johnson, Gallagher, Storey, Riis, Maguire, Ripley.

Preston North End midfielder Daniel Johnson

Referee: Jeremy Simpson (Carnforth)

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