Saturday and with no game for us it was virtually a day off! However, there was the small matter of the Lancashire Derby. Blackpool were the visitors to Deepdale. They went away with the three points thanks to a Wes Houlahan penalty. Preston were extremely unlucky. Mark Clattenburg failing to give a penalty when Neil Mellor was fouled closer the six-yard box then the edge of the box. A free kick was the result rather than a penalty. Paul McKenna hit the bar in the dying seconds but Blackpool snatched the 3 points.
Having begun the trip with a journey across the border to Germany for our clash with VFL Osnabruck, the players had a recovery day to relax a bit after such a busy start…Apprentices Pre-Season