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Leeds United Preview

2 August 2012

Preston North End will renew their rivalry with Championship outfit Leeds United this weekend at Deepdale.

Preston North End v Leeds United
Saturday 4th August 2012, 3pm
Pre-Season Friendly

The Lilywhites have experienced a number of memorable matches against United during the last few years, including the 6-4 win at Elland Road back in September 2010.

With a strong contingency expected from Yorkshire, it will provide the perfect test for Graham Westley’s side with the first game of the season against Huddersfield Town not far away.

The hosts will be looking for their third pre-season win on the bounce, following on from the 1-0 win over AEK Athens and the 4-1 win at AFC Wimbledon on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, Leeds, managed by Neil Warnock have recently returned from a pre-season trip to Norway, with their latest result a 1-1 draw against Sandefjord.

Team News
Midfield duo Jack King and John Welsh will be hoping for a return to first team action after a recent spell on the sidelines.

Quick winger David Amoo is unlikely to be risked for the game against United, whilst Lee Trundle is the only long term absentee. 

Visitors Leeds will hope to welcome new signing and Jamaican international Rodolph Austin into their squad, whist Paddy Kenny and Luciano Becchio are also expected to return.

Ticket Prices
Ticket prices for the Leeds United clash are as follows,

Ambassador Prices (available until 3rd August)
Adults £7.50
Seniors (60+) £2.50
Students (with ID) £2.50
Young Adults (16 to 18) £2.50
Juniors (U16) £2.50

Matchday/Non-Ambassador Prices
Adults £10
Seniors (60+) £5
Students (with ID) £5
Young Adults (16 to 18) £5
Juniors (U16) £5

All home sections will be open, with away supporters allocated the Bill Shankly Kop. Unreserved seating applies in the Sir Tom Finney Stand and Alan Kelly Town End, where cash turnstiles will be in operation on the day.

Tickets for the Invincibles Pavilion must be pre-purchased at a ticket office prior to kick-off.

Ambassadors need to pre-purchase their tickets before the day of the game in order to qualify for their discounted prices.

Tickets can be pre-purchased (which is advised) by calling 0844 856 1966 or visiting now.

For a full list of details please click here.

The commentary team will go live from 2.45pm, so if you haven’t signed up to PNE Player you can do so right now.

PNE will be bringing you live commentary, so if you can’t attend, this is the perfect chance not to miss out on any of the action.  

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