Preston North End round-up: Alex Neil's pre-match press conference, Aston Villa build-up, Hull reaction, Connor Simpson, Ryan Ledson, Championship updates and more

Preston's players warm up ahead of their game against Hull
Preston's players warm up ahead of their game against Hull

Preston North End will look to bounce back against Aston Villa on Saturday after their Boxing Day defeat to Hull City.

Look back on all Thursday's news as it happened.