Cruise to Victory: Preston Wins West Lancashire Bragging Rights Against Rivals Blackpool
In a thrilling match, Preston secured a comfortable 3-1 win over relegation-threatened Blackpool, claiming the West Lancashire bragging rights.
The game started with a bang, as former Blackpool player Brad Potts scored a brilliant goal for Preston within only 12 minutes. He celebrated the goal in front of travelling fans who once adored him, adding an emotional touch to an already exciting match.
Although Blackpool tried hard to equalize, they soon found themselves two goals behind after Ben Whiteman caught out goalkeeper Chris Maxwell with a clever free-kick. Tom Cannon then sealed the win for Preston with a cool finish that went in off the right post shortly after half-time.
However, Blackpool did manage to score a consolation goal in the final minute thanks to Jerry Yates’ tap-in.
For Preston, this victory would undoubtedly act as a confidence booster, helping them climb higher in the Championship table.
What’s Next for Preston and Blackpool?
If you’re looking to catch the next game, Preston is set to visit Queens Park Rangers on Friday, April 7 at 3 pm, live on the Sky Sports Football Red Button. Meanwhile, Blackpool will be hosting Cardiff in a crucial relegation six-pointer on Good Friday.
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