Preston North End are eight games unbeaten in the Championship

How many points will Preston North End need to make the Championship play-offs?

Preston North End's eight-match unbeaten run has seen excitement grow about a possible late run for the play-offs.

PNE are currently in 10th on 47 points but what might they need over the final 12 games to make sixth spot or better? Below we take a look at what was required over the last 10 seasons.

Leicesters final-day 3-2 win at Nottingham Forest got them in the play-offs on 68 points, the lowest needed over the last 10 years. Watford in the semi-finals proved a step too far

5. 2013

Leicesters final-day 3-2 win at Nottingham Forest got them in the play-offs on 68 points, the lowest needed over the last 10 years. Watford in the semi-finals proved a step too far
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Brighton made the play-offs in sixth place on 72 points but were no match for Derby in the play-offs, the Rams winning 6-2 on aggregate before losing to QPR in the final.

6. 2014

Brighton made the play-offs in sixth place on 72 points but were no match for Derby in the play-offs, the Rams winning 6-2 on aggregate before losing to QPR in the final.
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Brentford and Mick McCarthy's Ipswich finished fifth and six respectively, both on 78 points, with Wolves dramatically missing out on the same number. Derby were eighth on 77

7. 2015

Brentford and Mick McCarthy's Ipswich finished fifth and six respectively, both on 78 points, with Wolves dramatically missing out on the same number. Derby were eighth on 77
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Sheffield Wednesday finished sixth on 74 points with a five-point cushion to seventh-placed Ipswich. The Owls beat Brighton over two legs but then lost to Hull at Wembley

8. 2016

Sheffield Wednesday finished sixth on 74 points with a five-point cushion to seventh-placed Ipswich. The Owls beat Brighton over two legs but then lost to Hull at Wembley
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