Match report: Preston North End 1-1 Nottingham Forest
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Match report: Preston North End 1-1 Nottingham Forest

Preston North End passed up another opportunity to close the gap from the play-off places, drawing 1-1 against struggling Nottingham Forest at Deepdale. The Lilywhites have drawn three of their past five games, including most recently salvaging a point against Lancashire rivals Blackburn Rovers. Forest striker Britt Assombalonga put the visitors ahead midway through the … Continue reading

Mick Hall: Preston boxer ready to put failed title challenge behind him and make winning return
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Mick Hall: Preston boxer ready to put failed title challenge behind him and make winning return

Middleweight boxer Mick Hall is ready to bounce back in his next bout against Andy Fox in a fortnight. The Preston boxer is finally ready to respond after failing in his bid to beat WBA international middleweight champion Jack Arnfield back in January. “I’ll work on what I didn’t do in my last fight with Jack … Continue reading

Match report: Wigan Athletic 0-2 Aston Villa
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Match report: Wigan Athletic 0-2 Aston Villa

Interim Wigan manager Graham Barrow started his reign with a 2-0 defeat against Aston Villa at the DW Stadium. In a scrappy encounter, Villa claimed their fifth win in six games thanks to second half goals coming from skipper James Chester and Scott Hogan. Chester headed the visitors ahead in the 73rd minute before Hogan glanced Albert … Continue reading

Joe Kilshaw: Meet the ex-boxer who now co-owns a gym full of international superstars
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Joe Kilshaw: Meet the ex-boxer who now co-owns a gym full of international superstars

Former boxer Joe Kilshaw reveals the details on how his love of boxing – mixed with his teen troubles has inspired him to co-own a well-established gym in Preston. The 53-year-old runs the famous Larches and Savick Amateur Boxing Club, alongside Dave Fitzgerald and Jimmy Moon. Kilshaw has been involved with the gym, which is … Continue reading

Match report: Blackburn Rovers 1-0 Wigan Athletic
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Match report: Blackburn Rovers 1-0 Wigan Athletic

Blackburn moved two points clear of the relegation zone with a slender 1-0 victory over fellow strugglers Wigan at Ewood Park. A solitary strike from Marvin Emnes just before the hour mark handed new Rovers boss Tony Mowbray his second straight win following the mid-week victory against Derby. Just after 20 minutes Michael Jacobs ran … Continue reading

Carragher backs fellow Liverpudlian Bellew for the win
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Carragher backs fellow Liverpudlian Bellew for the win

Ex-Liverpool captain Jamie Carragher has thrown his support behind Everton fanatic Tony Bellew ahead of his showdown heavyweight clash with David Haye at the O2 Arena tonight. The former Reds centre-back believes that the city of Liverpool will put footballing differences aside and maintain their support for the Toffee. The 39-year-old regularly trains with Bellew … Continue reading