Next up, the Lilywhites are back in action tomorrow night, when they take on Millwall - a side who have between Preston 1-0 in their last two meetings - at Deepdale. In the meantime, here's all the latest news and transfer gossip from the Championship.
1. Canaries dealt injury blow
Norwich City have suffered an injury blow ahead of their crunch clash against Brentford this evening, with star midfielder Todd Cantwell a doubt after picking up a knock against Wycombe last weekend. (Club website)
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2. Rooney reunion on the cards for McClaren?
Ex-England boss Steve McClaren has been linked with a shock return to Derby County, with reports claiming he could be part of Wayne Rooney's backroom staff should he replace Phillip Cocu as Rams boss. (HITC)
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3. Niasse not keen on Boro or Rams
Middlesbrough and Derby County both look set to miss out on Everton's former £14m striker Oumar Niasse, as the Senegal international is believed to favour a big-money move to the Middle East. (Team Talk)
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4. Ex-Monaco adviser tipped for Forest role
Louis Ducruet, AS Monaco's former vice-presidential adviser, looks set to take on a similar role at Nottingham Forest, after reportedly snubbing offers from clubs in Switzerland and Belgium. (Sport Witness)
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