Preston North End open their 2014-2015 season with the annual ‘Jack Kirkland Memorial Trophy’ game against Northern Premier Champions Chorley Fc on Tuesday, 15th July at Victory Park
This will be the first time that both managers get to see their squads in action since the close of the previous season meaning fans will be itching at the possibility of seeing there teams in action.
During last seasons fixture PNE were successful in beating Chorley 2-0 with goals in either half.
Preston managed to grab the lead just before the half hour mark, Graham Cumming latching onto the end of Jack King’s cross which went in after hitting the cross bar.
The second goal of the game came just a minute from time as Joel Byrom stepped up to take a free-kick 20 yards out only to leave goalkeeper Sam Ashton grabbing at fresh air .