Preston v Barnsley preview

Team news for the Championship game between Preston and Barnsley at Deepdale on Tuesday night.

Last Updated: 08/11/10 at 18:35

Hume: Unable to face parent club

Hume: Unable to face parent club

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Preston boss Darren Ferguson will be without Iain Hume for the Barnsley game.

The striker, who netted his third goal for North End in Saturday's 1-1 draw at Bristol City, is on loan from Barnsley and thus ineligible to face his parent club.

Hume's absence could signal a return for youngster Adam Barton but Ferguson will check on the fitness of defender Wayne Brown, who has been suffering with chickenpox.

The centre-back was still able to take his place among the substitutes at the weekend but Craig Morgan may be asked to continue alongside Sean St Ledger again.

Ferguson said: "Obviously he isn't infected now but I'm just trying to put bodies on the bench - we could do with getting more bodies in."

Barnsley will include Garry O'Connor in their squad for the clash after he returned for a second loan spell with the Tykes.

The Birmingham striker made four appearances for Barnsley last month before returning to St Andrew's, but the Scot is back again at Oakwell.

O'Connor could go straight into the starting line-up to partner Andy Gray or Chris Wood as on-loan Paul Hayes does not have permission to play against his parent club.

The Tykes are still without on-loan defender Matt Hill due to a foot injury, so Bobby Hassell and Luke Potter should start again in defence.

Otherwise, Robins has a full-strength squad to choose from as his side, two points clear of the bottom three, chase their first win in five league matches.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Championship Fixtures

Monday, 27 April 2015
19:45
B'mouth v Bolton
Tuesday, 28 April 2015
Rotherham v Reading  
Saturday, 02 May 2015
12:15
Blackburn v Ipswich  
Blackpool v Huddsf'ld  
Bolton v Birm'ham  
Brentford v Wigan  
Charlton v B'mouth  
Derby v Reading  
Leeds v Rotherham  
M'boro v Brighton  

Footer 365

Eden Hazard lands PFA Player of the Year award

Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard has been named the PFA Player of the Year.

Harry Kane lands PFA Young Player of the Year award

Tottenham striker Harry Kane has been named the PFA Young Player of the Year.

Arsene Wenger says it is impossible for Chelsea to lose title

Arsene Wenger believes it is just a matter of time before Chelsea are crowned champions after their 0-0 draw at Arsenal.

Mail Box

Chelsea Millions Should Buy Better...

For the money they have spent, Chelsea should be playing like the Harlem Globetrotters rather than Atletico. We have mails on Cesc, Brendan Rodgers and...

Brendan Rodgers Is David Cameron...

Rodgers is compared to the Prime Minister, insomuch as he has a right to peddle bulls**t, apparently. Plus why comparing Arsene Wenger to Diego Simeone is a mug's game...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company