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Preston North End v Birmingham City Match Preview

16 July 2020

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Preston North End v Birmingham City Match Preview

16 July 2020

It is the final regular home league game of the 2019/20 season, as the Lilywhites take on Birmingham City at Deepdale on Saturday afternoon.

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16 July 2020

It is hoped by everyone, that it is also the last game without your support in the ground to support the team and we look forward to welcoming you back, when it is safe to do so.

In the meantime, Alex Neil will give late checks on the likes of Ben’s Davies and Pearson before naming his side that must win and hope results go for them elsewhere to take their efforts to the last game of the season.

The visitors secured a late point against Charlton Athletic on Wednesday night, thanks to Lukas Jutkiewicz’s 15th goal of the season, that took them to 50 points and all but secured their divisional status.

But they will also be looking to confirm that under the caretaker stewardship of Steve Spooner and the other members of the coaching staff that remained after the early departure of Pep Clotet from the manager’s seat.

For Your Information
Match Details: PNE v Birmingham City, Deepdale, Saturday 18th July 2020, kick-off 3pm
Competition: EFL Championship (45/46)
PNE colours: Home kit, goalkeeper in green
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Here’s all the coverage accessible on PNE.Com in preview of the game…

Sign Up To Watch The Birmingham City Game On iFollow: Preston North End supporters can watch Saturday afternoon’s game against Birmingham City at Deepdale live on iFollow PNE. Click here for more information.

Match Officials: For the fourth time this season Preston North End will have Steve Martin as the match official, when we face Birmingham City at Deepdale on Saturday. Click here for details of all the officials.

We’ve Met Before: It’s the 90th league meeting between Preston North End and Birmingham City when the sides meet in the 23rd and final home regular league game of the season at Deepdale on Saturday afternoon. Click here for more details of past battles.

The Opposition: Steve Spooner has taken charge of Birmingham City, after the departure of Pep Clotet and picked up another good point on Wednesday night. Click here to see what he said.

Alex Neil Focused On Birmingham Game: Preston North End manager Alex Neil says that with the change of management at Birmingham City, his side must just focus on their own needs for this weekend’s game. Click here for the manager’s full interview.

Andrew Hughes Looking To Take It To Final Game: Preston North End defender Andrew Hughes is looking to keep the season going until the final game of the season by getting the result required this weekend. Click here for more from Hughesy.

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