Penalty shootout glory proved scant consolation for Preston boss Alex Neil who watched on as his side shipped a two-goal lead in normal time to send their Carabao Cup second round tie to spot-kicks against Hull.
Preston reached the Carabao Cup third round after beating Hull 5-4 on penalties following a 2-2 draw at Deepdale.
Alex Neil praised his Preston players for beating Sheffield Wednesday 2-1 despite having their “backs against the wall”.
Daniel Johnson scored twice from the penalty spot as Preston moved into the Sky Bet Championship top six with a 2-1 win over Sheffield Wednesday at Deepdale.
Stoke boss Nathan Jones suggested speculation around Jack Butland is affecting his goalkeeper after he made two costly mistakes in their 3-1 Sky Bet Championship defeat at Preston.
Stoke paid the price for two mistakes by goalkeeper Jack Butland as dominant Preston secured their second Sky Bet Championship win of the season with a 3-1 victory over the division’s bottom side.
Preston boss Alex Neil claims his changes were vindicated after Wigan were brushed aside 3-0 at Deepdale.
Paul Gallagher’s stunner helped Preston pick up their first win of the season with an impressive 3-0 victory over Wigan in an entertaining Lancashire derby at Deepdale.
Preston have announced the signing of their former striker David Nugent.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists second-choice goalkeeper Simon Mignolet is staying at the club this season despite the Belgian having concerns about his pitch time.
Preston have announced they have accepted a bid from a Premier League club for striker Callum Robinson.
The EFL fixtures for the new season were announced on Thursday – but what can we expect from the first round of matches? In contrast to the Premier League, where Manchester City have won their last eight opening fixtures, Manchester United four in a row and Liverpool five of their last six, only three Championship teams can even boast winning starts in each of the last two seasons.
Sean Maguire is confident there are still goals in the Republic of Ireland squad after Mick McCarthy’s frontmen drew another frustrating blank.
Alan Browne has admitted the Republic of Ireland did not do themselves justice in the last 12 months of Martin O’Neill’s reign.
Alan Browne is confident there is more to come from him at international level as he attempts to belatedly kick-start his Republic of Ireland career.
Sheffield Wednesday manager Steve Bruce was left fuming at his side’s first-half showing at Deepdale as the Owls claimed an unlikely point against Preston in a 3-3 thriller.
Sheffield Wednesday battled back from two goals down in a 3-3 thriller against Preston at Deepdale, a result which ended the Owls’ feint hopes of sneaking into the play-offs.
Preston boss Alex Neil saluted the quality of forwards Callum Robinson and Lukas Nmecha after they tore already-relegated Ipswich apart in a 4-0 hammering at Deepdale.
Callum Robinson and Lukas Nmecha both hit doubles as Preston ended their four-game losing streak in style by comfortably beating already-relegated Ipswich 4-0.
West Brom caretaker manager Jimmy Shan will remain in charge until the end of the season.