Gallagher stars in Preston romp

Paul Gallagher's hat-trick sealed a dominant Preston performance as they beat Barnet 6-0 at Deepdale in the FA Cup first round.

Last Updated: 09/11/13 at 18:15

Paul Gallagher: Netted a hat-trick

Paul Gallagher: Netted a hat-trick

More of the games that matter

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

Keanu Marsh-Brown crashed into Scott Laird in the 13th minute and referee Ross Joyce brandished a straight red card.

Preston took advantage immediately when Tom Clarke headed past Graham Stack from Lee Holmes' 18th minute right-wing cross.

Joe Garner doubled North End's lead in the 36th minute when he placed a header past Stack from Laird's left-wing cross.

Preston added a third in first-half injury time when Holmes found Gallagher, who slotted calmly home.

But the League One side were reduced to 10 men thanks to Stuart Beavon's late 56th minute challenge on Andy Yiadom.

Gallagher added his second with a 68th minute strike after good work on the right by Holmes.

And Gallagher sealed his hat-trick by beating the offside trap to clip over a 79th minute finish, while Garner completed the rout three minutes later with a low strike past Stack.

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.

More Match Results

Monday, 26 January 2015
20:00
Rochdale 1-4 Stoke Report
Sunday, 25 January 2015
16:00
Brighton 2-3 Arsenal  
15:00
A Villa 2-1 B'mouth Report
14:00
Bristol C 0-1 West Ham Report
Saturday, 24 January 2015
17:30
Liverpool 0-0 Bolton Report
15:00
Birm'ham 1-2 W Brom Report
Cardiff 1-2 Reading Report
Chelsea 2-4 Bradford Report
Derby 2-0 Chesterfld Report
Man City 0-2 M'boro  

Footer 365

David de Gea future key to Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has reiterated his desire to keep David de Gea at Old Trafford.

Juan Cuadrado backed to shine in Premier League by Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino says Chelsea-bound Juan Cuadrado has all the attributes to succeed in the Premier League.

Les Hutchison's takeover of Motherwell has been ratified

Lanarkshire businessman Les Hutchison has completed his takeover of Scottish Premiership club Motherwell.

Mail Box

'Costa Is A Bad Man. Suarez Is Not'

That's quite some claim. And yes, unfortunately we are still talking about this. We also have mails on Ronaldinho, possible replacements for Yaya Toure and more...

Red Mist Better Than Calculated Costa?

Hmmm. We're not sure about this argument - one Mailbox says Luis Suarez is easier to forgive because he is a little loco. We also have mails on Studge and more...

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