It is the eagerly awaited derby this weekend when the Lilywhites make the short trip down the A59 or the M65 to face Tony Mowbray’s Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park.
And for North End fans it could be the first chance to see new signing Scott Sinclair in action, subject to him receiving international clearance after his transfer from Celtic.
The attacker has been given the No.31 shirt and manager Alex Neil will hope to be able to include him in his squad for the game with the Lilywhites’ east Lancashire rivals.
After a hectic Christmas schedule disrupted by injury, illness and suspensions, the manager is close to having a fully fit squad available to him, with Daniel Johnson back outside running, giving him options to consider.
Fans are reminded that there sales on the day at the ground will be upper tier only at an increased price and lower tier tickets must be bought by 4pm on Friday 10th January from the ticket office at Deepdale or online at MyPNE.Com.
For Your Information
Match Details: Blackburn Rovers v Preston North End, Ewood Park, Saturday 11th January 2020, kick-off 3pm
Competition: EFL Championship (27/46)
PNE colours: Green shirts, yellow shorts and socks, black goalkeeper
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Here’s all the coverage accessible on PNE.Com in preview of the game…
Ticket Information: Over 6,000 PNE fans will be heading to Ewood Park for our first away game of 2020 to face Blackburn Rovers this Saturday, upper tier tickets will be available on the day with a slight price increase. Click here for more information.
Team News: Preston North End manager Alex Neil will hope to be able to include new signing Scott Sinclair in the squad for the clash with local rivals Blackburn Rovers. Click here for details of the options.
Alex Neil: “Derbies Are What Football Is All About”: Preston North End manager has always been very clear that he understands the extra burden of pressure when it comes to derby games. Click here for the manager’s full interview.
Alan Browne Says Big Away Following Can Make A Difference: Preston North End’s Irish international Alan Browne says a big vocal away following at Ewood Park on Saturday can provide an extra level for the team on the pitch. Click here for more from Alan.