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

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

Match report: Blackburn Rovers 2-2 Preston North End
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Match report: Blackburn Rovers 2-2 Preston North End

PNE stretched their unbeaten run to three games with a dramatic 2-2 draw against Lancashire rivals Blackburn at Ewood Park. Tom Barkhuizen scored his fifth goal in four games, directing a close-range effort beyond beyond Blackburn goalkeeper Jason Steele before a thunderous strike from Elliott Bennett saw Rovers draw level with two minutes until the … Continue reading

Match report: Blackpool 1-0 Stevenage
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Match report: Blackpool 1-0 Stevenage

Blackpool earned a hard-fought 1-0 victory against Stevenage at Bloomfield Road to maintain their play-off ambitions. The Seasiders could have won more convincingly as they struck the woodwork three times during the match, but Jack Cullen’s confident penalty in the 15th minute – which came after Jack King’s handball – proved enough to separate the … Continue reading