North End enjoy friendly win

New-look Preston secured a comfortable 2-0 win in their pre-season friendly at Southport.

Last Updated: 14/07/12 at 18:12

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Home defender Steve Akrigg inadvertently gave North End the lead when he headed new signing Keith Keane's cross into his own net.

Joel Byrom grabbed the second from the penalty spot after Chris Holroyd had been upended in the penalty area.

Trialist goalkeepers Peter Enckelman and David Gonzalez played a half each, while Lee Trundle spearheaded the Preston attack in the second half.

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