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PNE To Host Blackburn Rovers In Lancashire Senior Cup

6 December 2019

Preston North End will host rivals Blackburn Rovers in the semi-final of the Lancashire Senior Cup.

The tie will take place at Springfields on Tuesday 28th January with a 1.30pm kick-off.

North End kicked off their cup campaign with a 4-1 win over Chorley, before being drawn against Barrow in the quarter-finals. Barrow were forced to forfeit after being unable to raise a team for the tie, meaning North End received a bye to the semi-final stage.

Holders Blackburn were 2-0 winners over Accrington Stanley in the first round of the competition before beating Everton in the quarter-finals to secure a place in the semis.

As per the previous rounds, clubs must play at least six players with professional contracts in this competition.

In the event of a draw after 90 minutes, there will be no extra-time played, with the tie going straight to a penalty shootout to decide the winner.

Further details for this game will be announced in due course.

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