Grayson pleased with Lilywhites

Preston's professional approach to their final game of the season impressed manager Simon Grayson.

Last Updated: 27/04/13 at 20:11

Simon Grayson: Couldn't fault North End players

Simon Grayson: Couldn't fault North End players

The Lilywhites arrived at Bramall Lane in mid-table having little to play for to face a Sheffield United side destined for the play-offs.

Blades substitute Chris Porter had a 62nd-minute strike chalked off for handball, while Preston midfielder Lee Holmes clipped the crossbar with the visitors' best chance.

Following the 0-0 draw, Grayson said: "I thought it was a half decent game to say it was the last game of the season for both teams.

"Obviously we had nothing to play for but Sheffield United did and I thought we competed well.

"We were well organised and hard to beat. We limited them to few opportunities and, on another day, if we'd been more clinical in the final third then we'd have won the game.

"We're pleased with how the players have conducted themselves in the last game because it's never easy coming into a game like this, but we're delighted with what we've done as a whole since I've been at the football club, not just today."

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

I

find him unwatchable, unreadable and unlistenable. Apart from that he's fine.

spuzzell
Football People On TV: Garth Crooks

T

hat's the oldest looking 33 year old I have ever seen.

forestfaninaus
Alex Neil: The New Breed Of Scottish Manager

E

very single time I hear any story about Peter Crouch, I find myself liking him more. Is there any other footballer out there like him?

megabrow (cufc)
Football And Alcohol: Angels And Demons

Footer 365

Brendan Rodgers expects Raheem Sterling to stay at Liverpool

Brendan Rodgers says he expects Raheem Sterling to stay at the club despite transfer speculation regarding his future.

Roy Hodgson: Lay off Liverpool forward Raheem Sterling

Roy Hodgson has mounted a passionate defence of Raheem Sterling after more drama with the Liverpool forward's contract saga.

Van Gaal targets Schweinsteiger

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is interested in signing Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger this summer, according to reports.

Mail Box

England Have Four Proper Good Players...

Let's see if you can guess who they are, according to one mailboxer. we also have lots on Raheem Sterling and some views on breaking down defences and...

Wenger Has Knackered Arsenal Out...

It's a wonderfully varied Mailbox, with thoughts on Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, tactics, Sevilla, Newcastle United, sexing up the Europa League and Radamel Falcao...

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