Ben Davies' injury to be assessed ahead of Preston North End's trip to Birmingham

Ben Davies missing Preston's draw with Middlesbrough was a 'precaution' according to boss Alex Neil.

Thursday, 29th November 2018, 10:51 am
Updated Thursday, 29th November 2018, 11:55 am
Preston defender Ben Davies

The defender’s hamstring niggle will be assessed ahead of the trip to Birmingham on Saturday.

“Ben Davies had a bit of irritation in his hamstring,” said Neil at Thursday morning's pre-match press conference at Springfields.

“It’s not anything to be concerned about, we've had it scanned. It was more of a precaution than anything else on Tuesday.

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Preston defender Ben Davies

“We'll see how he is over today and tomorrow and then we can make a decision on him for Saturday."

Elsewhere, Neil reported no fresh injury worries after the 1-1 draw with Boro at Deepdale on Tuesday night.

"I think no news is good news for us," he said.

"We're relying on a few players to churn out games at the moment and there will be a few bumps and bruises but we don't think there's anything significant."