North End will soon find out who they face in the first round of the Capital One Cup when the draw is announced on Monday 17th June at 9.30am.
PNE could draw a tasty fixture in the first round, with potential ties against the likes of local rivals Blackpool, Blackburn Rovers, Burnley and Bolton Wanderers, four of the possible 18 teams the Lilywhites could face.
Simon Grayson could also face his former side Leeds United who are another potential opponent for the Lilywhites.
New signing Tom Clarke could also be drawn against familiar faces with Huddersfield Town another Club who are in the other half of the draw.
Last term, PNE beat two Championship sides in the opening rounds, before succumbing to Middlesbrough at Deepdale in round three.
The fixtures for the first round will be played on the week commencing Monday 5th August.