Preston North End's youngsters see off Burnley with penalty shoot-out win in Lancashire Cup

Preston North End's Under 18s reached the semi-finals of the Lancashire FA Professional Youth Cup in dramatic fashion on Tuesday afternoon.

Tuesday, 23rd October 2018, 3:28 pm
Updated Tuesday, 23rd October 2018, 7:33 pm
Adam O'Reilly was of the PNE youth team which got the better of Burnley

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The Lilywhites youngsters reached the last four with a penalty shoot-out win over Burnley at UCLan Sports Arena, prevailing 7-6 after the game had ended 0-0 in normal time.

Republic of Ireland youth international Jimmy Corcoran made a crucial save before Louis Potts stepped up and scored the winning penalty.

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Adam O'Reilly was of the PNE youth team which got the better of Burnley

The side included midfielders Jack Baxter and Adam O’Reilly, both of whom have been in and around the first team, as well as Josh Earl’s younger brother Lewis.