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Preston North End fans advised of motorway closure on route back from Aston Villa

Preston North End fans are being advised of a motorway closure on their journey back from Aston Villa on Tuesday night.

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The Lilywhites sit bottom of the Championship ahead of the clash with Steve Bruce’s side at Villa Park - a 7.45pm kick-off.

Those hardy supporters who make the trip to Birmingham are facing a diversion on their way back to Lancashire however.

The M6 is closed between junctions 16 and 19 from 10pm following the game until 6am on Wednesday morning for bridge repair works.

Diversions will be in place.

Preston North End head to Aston Villa on Tuesday night

Preston North End head to Aston Villa on Tuesday night