The proverbial window has been slammed shut for another six months and now it is all about the football as North End start their final 17 games by entertaining Hull City at Deepdale this Saturday.
The Tigers have had a change in manager since Callum Robinson’s late winner at the KCOM Stadium back in late September, with Nigel Adkins now at the helm of the good ship City.
He finished the transfer window by recruiting centre half Angus MacDonald from Barnsley on a permanent deal and young Liverpool attacker Harry Wilson on loan for the remainder of the campaign and both could be given their Hull debuts in PR1 at the weekend.
City are just seven months on from losing their Premier League status, but like Sunderland, have failed to reach the high standards they would have hoped for, but nonetheless still contain a squad packed with players with top flight quality and experience.
For North End, life after Jordan Hugill means an opportunity for someone else to stake their claim for a regular starting berth leading the line and after Callum Robinson’s impressive display at Nottingham Forest on Tuesday night, he is in prime position to get the first slice of the action.
Steve Martin takes charge of his second North End game of the season at the weekend, but his first at Deepdale…
We welcome Nigel Adkins’ Hull City to Deepdale for the 27th time in the league, looking to extend our excellent home record against the Tigers…
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Nigel Adkins brings his Hull City team to Deepdale on Saturday and could give debuts to transfer deadline signings Harry Wilson and Angus MacDonad…
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PNE Team News
Manager Alex Neil has no new injury concerns ahead of the visit of Nigel Adkins’ Tigers to Deepdale…
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On Saturday afternoon, if you can’t make it to Deepdale, then you can sign up for a £5 match pass and watch the game – with full match commentary – live on iFollow PNE…
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Alex Neil’s Thoughts
Manager Alex Neil is targeting an improvement in home form as his side return to Deepdale on Saturday...
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The Captain’s Preview
Following an emphatic 3-0 win over Nottingham Forest on Tuesday night, PNE captain Tom Clarke is hoping he and his teammates can get another three points on the board on Saturday at Deepdale...
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