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  • Date:10 Mar 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Deepdale
  • Attendance:10,621
Goal!

Live Commentary

93:24 +3.24

Eddie Nolan concedes a free kick for a foul on Graham Cummins. Shot on goal comes in from Barry Nicholson from the free kick.

91:42 +1.42

Unfair challenge on Andy Barcham by Daniel Devine results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Eddie Nolan.

90:53 +0.53

Paul Coutts leaves the field to be replaced by Barry Nicholson.

90:24 +0.24

Corner taken right-footed by Mark Duffy, Chris Holroyd manages to make a clearance.

90:15 +0.15

The ball is delivered by Mark Duffy, Daniel Devine manages to make a clearance.

89:44

The ball is crossed by Garry Thompson, blocked by Daniel Devine. Corner taken right-footed by Mark Duffy from the right by-line, clearance by Paul Parry.

88:58

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Mark Duffy, Graham Cummins makes a clearance.

88:03

Garry Thompson sends in a cross, blocked by Daniel Devine. Corner taken right-footed by Mark Duffy. The ball is sent over by Jon Parkin.

84:37

Jamie Reckord concedes a free kick for a foul on Chris Holroyd. Free kick crossed right-footed by Paul Coutts.

81:59

Andy Barcham challenges Nicky Hunt unfairly and gives away a free kick. Nicky Hunt takes the direct free kick.

81:32

Shot from 12 yards by Jon Parkin. Save by Thorsten Stuckmann.

79:55

Foul by Jamie Reckord on Chris Holroyd, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed by Paul Parry, Sam Slocombe makes a comfortable save.

78:49

Effort from a long way out by Chris Holroyd goes wide right of the goal. (Preston) makes a substitution, with Jamie Proctor coming on for Iain Hume.

76:47

The ball is sent over by Jon Parkin, Andrew Procter gets a block in. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Mark Duffy, Header from deep inside the area by David Mirfin goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

76:39

Jamie Reckord delivers the ball, Andrew Procter manages to make a clearance.

75:46

Centre by Iain Hume.

74:36

Outswinging corner taken by Paul Parry, David Mirfin manages to make a clearance.

72:33

Effort on goal by Garry Thompson from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.

71:41

A cross is delivered by Nicky Hunt. The referee blows for offside against Chris Holroyd. Free kick taken by Sam Slocombe.

71:31

The ball is delivered by Paul Parry.

67:36

Andrew Procter challenges Damien Mozika unfairly and gives away a free kick. Andrew Procter is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Free kick crossed by Mark Duffy, save by Thorsten Stuckmann.

65:09

Iain Hume takes a shot. Paul Reid gets a block in. Outswinging corner taken by Paul Coutts from the right by-line, Headed effort from inside the box by Daniel Devine misses to the right of the target.

63:11

Foul by Christian Ribeiro on Chris Holroyd, free kick awarded. Christian Ribeiro shown a yellow card. A cross is delivered by Paul Coutts, Header from deep inside the area by Andrew Procter goes over the bar. Jimmy Ryan leaves the field to be replaced by Garry Thompson.

62:43

Jimmy Ryan produces a cross, Jon Parkin takes a shot. Thorsten Stuckmann makes a comfortable save.

62:05

Andy Barcham takes a shot. Andrew Procter gets a block in.

61:31

Graham Cummins is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Paul Reid restarts play with the free kick.

60:31

Jimmy Ryan takes a shot. Save by Thorsten Stuckmann.

60:16

Chris Holroyd delivers the ball, Eddie Nolan manages to make a clearance.

59:20

Graham Cummins has an effort from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.

57:16

Christian Ribeiro takes a shot from long distance which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

56:22

Jimmy Ryan takes a shot. Blocked by Chris Robertson.

55:21

Shot from 25 yards by Eddie Nolan. Save made by Thorsten Stuckmann.

54:36

Paul Parry challenges Jon Parkin unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Sam Slocombe.

52:03

Andrew Procter fouled by Mark Duffy, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Paul Parry from left wing, clearance made by Paul Reid.

50:35

Effort on goal by Eddie Nolan from 25 yards. Save by Thorsten Stuckmann.

47:47

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Iain Hume by Eddie Nolan. Caution for Eddie Nolan. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Paul Coutts, save made by Sam Slocombe. Corner taken right-footed by Paul Coutts from the right by-line, Graham Cummins concedes a free kick for a foul on Sam Slocombe. Sam Slocombe restarts play with the free kick.

47:06

Jon Parkin concedes a free kick for a foul on Andrew Procter. Free kick crossed by Paul Parry.

45:38 +0.38

Unfair challenge on Christian Ribeiro by Iain Hume results in a free kick. Mark Duffy crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, save by Thorsten Stuckmann.

45:35

The ball is swung over by Andy Barcham, Chris Robertson makes a clearance.

44:42

Paul Coutts delivers the ball, save made by Sam Slocombe.

41:29

The official flags Mark Duffy offside. Nicky Hunt takes the free kick.

40:29

Outswinging corner taken by Paul Coutts from the right by-line, Damien Mozika makes a clearance.

39:16

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jon Parkin on Andrew Procter. Paul Parry takes the direct free kick.

37:37

Foul by Jon Parkin on Thorsten Stuckmann, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Thorsten Stuckmann.

37:05

Centre by Danny Mayor, Sam Slocombe makes a save.

35:25

Graham Cummins is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Sam Slocombe.

33:28

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jimmy Ryan by Danny Mayor. Free kick taken by Sam Slocombe.

32:41

Iain Hume takes a shot. Blocked by Paul Reid.

32:23

The ball is delivered by Paul Parry, Graham Cummins takes a shot. Save made by Sam Slocombe.

31:36

Paul Coutts produces a cross, clearance made by David Mirfin.

31:30

Centre by Paul Coutts, Eddie Nolan makes a clearance.

31:11

The ball is swung over by Danny Mayor, Paul Reid makes a clearance.

29:54

Mark Duffy produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the goal.

29:40

The ball is sent over by Iain Hume, clearance by Paul Reid.

29:16

Centre by Andy Barcham, save made by Thorsten Stuckmann.

27:50

Unfair challenge on Graham Cummins by David Mirfin results in a free kick. Paul Parry restarts play with the free kick.

27:19

Christian Ribeiro has an effort at goal from outside the penalty area which goes wide right of the goal.

25:01

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Damien Mozika by Danny Mayor. Direct free kick taken by Jamie Reckord.

23:51

Eddie Nolan has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide left of the goal.

22:21

Danny Mayor has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the right of the goal.

20:40

Corner taken by Mark Duffy from the right by-line, Thorsten Stuckmann makes a save.

20:06

A cross is delivered by Chris Holroyd, clearance by Eddie Nolan.

18:05

The ball is delivered by Christian Ribeiro, Chris Holroyd gets a block in. Corner taken right-footed by Mark Duffy from the right by-line, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Jon Parkin misses to the right of the target.

17:13

Daniel Devine concedes a free kick for a foul on Jon Parkin. Free kick taken by Christian Ribeiro.

15:50

Paul Parry produces a cross, David Mirfin makes a clearance.

14:19

Corner taken by Paul Coutts, clearance made by Christian Ribeiro.

13:40

Shot by Mark Duffy. Blocked by Daniel Devine.

11:15

Mark Duffy delivers the ball, Chris Robertson manages to make a clearance.

9:52

Iain Hume is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Sam Slocombe takes the indirect free kick.

8:58

The ball is delivered by Jimmy Ryan, clearance by Chris Robertson.

8:12

Danny Mayor delivers the ball. The offside flag is raised against Chris Holroyd. Sam Slocombe takes the free kick.

6:46

Jimmy Ryan takes a shot. Save made by Thorsten Stuckmann.

5:59

The ball is crossed by Graham Cummins, clearance made by Paul Reid.

5:22

Jimmy Ryan crosses the ball, Jon Parkin takes a shot. Save by Thorsten Stuckmann.

4:44

The ball is swung over by Iain Hume, Christian Ribeiro manages to make a clearance.

1:49

Chris Robertson concedes a free kick for a foul on Andy Barcham. The ball is sent over by Mark Duffy, Header from close range by David Mirfin misses to the right of the goal.

1:05

The referee blows for offside against Jimmy Ryan. Thorsten Stuckmann takes the indirect free kick.

Match Preview

Smith and Gray fit to play Full-backs David Gray and Steven Smith are set to boost manager Graham Westley's defensive options as Preston prepare to host Scunthorpe. Gray has recovered from a hamstring injury he picked up in the January loss at Yeovil to return to contention. Smith came back in the defeat at Colchester last weekend following a muscular problem but was not passed fit for Tuesday's goaless draw with Chesterfield. Westley has shown he is unafraid to give opportunities to youngsters since arriving at Deepdale and 19-year-old centre-back Daniel Devine will be hoping to keep his place after making a first start since October in midweek. Iain Hume is pushing for a start in attack having made three consecutive substitute appearances after his recovery from a hamstring injury, while fellow striker Neil Mellor (knee) is targeting a return to action before the end of the month. Craig Morgan (foot tendinitis) remains on the sidelines, while Adam Barton (broken leg) is out for the rest of the season. Scunthorpe will be without suspended midfielders Josh Walker, Sam Togwell and Michael O'Connor. The Iron have had a man sent off in each of their last three matches and the latest one, Walker, will sit out a one-game ban after receiving two yellow cards in the midweek win at Oldham. Togwell will serve the final game of his three-match suspension following his dismissal at Sheffield United and fellow midfielder O'Connor, sent off last weekend, is in the middle of his three-game ban. Manager Alan Knill will be hoping Jimmy Ryan's knee suffers no reaction after the midfielder made his first start in two months at Oldham while Bobby Grant and Garry Thompson will be hoping to fill the gaps. Thompson staked his claim after stepping off the substitutes' bench to score a late winner at Oldham. Strikers Connor Jennings (foot), Matt Godden (hip) and midfielder Michael Collins (Achilles) remain long-term absentees.

Formation:4411Manager: Graham Westley

Preston

Formation: 433Manager: Alan Knill

Scunthorpe

  • Thorsten Stuckmann
  • Nicky Hunt
  • Chris Robertson
  • Daniel Devine
  • Paul Parry
  • Chris Holroyd
  • Paul Coutts
  • Andrew Procter
  • Danny Mayor
  • Iain Hume
  • Graham Cummins
  • SUBS
  • Andreas Arestidou
  • Jamie Proctor
  • Barry Nicholson
  • Bailey Wright
  • George Miller

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Match Report

Point apiece in Deepdale stalemate Graham Cummins missed two great chances with his head as Preston failed to score for the third successive home game and Scunthorpe held on for a point. Cummins had a great opportunity to put North End in front in the first-half but his close-range header was pushed away by Iron goalkeeper Sam Slocombe. He soon headed over again while Andy Barcham nearly stole all three points for Scunthorpe on the hour mark only to be denied by Thorsten Stuckmann. Chances - as well as craft and skill - were few and far between at Deepdale and when they did come Preston could not take them. Slocombe kept out Cummins' first-half header. The rebound also fell nicely to Iain Hume but Scunthorpe captain Paul Reid slid in to deny him. Cummins and Daniel Devine both headed over as the game grew old and the visitors then had a chance to break the deadlock and steal the win. Former Preston striker Jon Parkin found Barcham with a neat through ball but Stuckmann rushed out to spread himself at his feet.

Form Guide

    LWLDLD
  • Preston
  • VS
  • Scunthorpe
  • WLDLWW

Last Meetings

  • Scunthorpe
  • 1 - 1
  • Preston
  • 13/08/2011
  • Preston
  • 1 - 0
  • Scunthorpe
  • 22/04/2000
  • Scunthorpe
  • 1 - 1
  • Preston
  • 16/10/1999
  • Preston
  • 1 - 0
  • Scunthorpe
  • 24/04/1984
  • Scunthorpe
  • 1 - 5
  • Preston
  • 27/12/1983

Top Scorers

Preston

  • N Mellor 8
  • I Hume 6
  • J Proctor 3
  • B Nicholson 2
  • P Coutts 2
  • D Mayor 2
  • P Parry 1
  • C Morgan 1
  • B McLean 1
  • G Cummins 1
  • K Daley 1
  • J Douglas 1
  • D Devine 1

Scunthorpe

  • A Barcham 8
  • B Grant 6
  • G Thompson 5
  • J Parkin 2
  • M O'Connor 2
  • J Walker 2
  • M Duffy 2
  • J Ryan 2
  • D Mozika 2
  • P Reid 1
  • S Togwell 1
  • D Mirfin 1
  • E Nolan 1
  • J Robertson 1
  • N Canavan 1

Goals

Preston

    • Total goals 96
    • Goals per game 43
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 7 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 9 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 8 (For) 7 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 8 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Scunthorpe

    • Total goals 98
    • Goals per game 45
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 6 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 7 (For) 6 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 6 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 9 (For) 11 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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