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Match Preview: Peterborough United (A)

11 February 2022

Preston North End will meet Peterborough United away from home in the Championship for the first time in over a decade this weekend.

Match Information
Venue: Weston Homes Stadium
Date: Saturday 12th February, 3pm kick-off
Competition: EFL Sky Bet Championship (Matchday 32/46)
Kit: Away kit – available to order here!

Supporter Information

Tickets for this fixture will remain on sale online from www.mypne.com until 1pm on Friday, while sales will continue in person and over the phone from the ticket office until 4pm on Friday.

Peterborough will also be selling to our supporters on the day from the ticket office, with a price increase of £2 for seniors, U22s and U18s. Please note, all sales on the day will be card only, including those on the concourse.

Any tickets not collected before close of play on Friday can be picked up from the Weston Homes Stadium on the day of the game from the Ticket Booth. Full ticket details can be found here.

Match Coverage

For supporters in the UK and Ireland who can’t join us at the stadium this weekend, the game will be available to listen to live on iFollow PNE with a £2.50 match pass or £4.49 monthly pass. Subscribe here!

Those overseas will be able to watch the game live with a £10 match pass, which you can subscribe to by clicking here.

We will also be providing our usual coverage across our social media channels and right here on PNE.Com.

PNE Team News

North End will be without Greg Cunningham who will be getting a scan to discover the extent of the calf injury which forced him off on Wednesday night.

Josh Murphy is nearing a return to action, looking to join in with training with the rest of the group next week, but this game will come too soon.

Tom Barkhuizen remains sidelined with his injury.

The Opposition

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Following their promotion last season, it’s not yet been the return to the Championship that Peterborough United would have wanted.

They head in to the weekend sat 22nd in the division and two points below the dotted line, but with at least one game in hand on all the sides around them in the table.

The Posh lost talisman Siriki Dembele in the January transfer window to AFC Bournemouth, but there’s still plenty of talent left in their squad, with the likes of Jonson Clarke-Harris and Jack Marriott attacking options for Darren Ferguson.

Key Stats

This will be the 26th meeting between these two sides, with Peterborough edging the head-to-head record with ten wins to PNE’s nine.

Peterborough have conceded more goals than any other Championship team this campaign, having let in 59 goals in their 28 matches so far.

Andrew Hughes could come up against his former side on Saturday, having made 102 appearances for the Posh between 2016 and 2018.

Our Last Meeting

North End came out on top in the reverse fixture between these sides, with Patrick Bauer scoring the only goal of the game on his long-awaited return from injury.

The centre back headed home to earn his side the three points on his first league appearance in eight months.

Man In The Middle

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Tim Robinson will referee his 14th Preston North End fixture when he takes the whistle on Saturday.

He has taken charge of two PNE games so far this season, the away draw against Bristol City and the defeat at Bloomfield Road.

Robinson has refereed 25 matches this term, showing 107 yellow cards and five reds.

Pre-Match Interviews

Gaffer Previews
Posh Tie
Sepp Pleased With Development
At PNE

 


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