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Hume brilliance hands North End hope

02 Apr 2011 19:00:08

Hume brilliance hands North End hope

Rejuvenated Preston lifted themselves off the foot of the npower Championship thanks to Iain Hume's superb solo strike which clinched a 2-1 triumph over promotion-chasing Swansea.Phil Brown's battlers ground out a third straight win to give their survival hopes a massive shot in the arm, but it took a moment of brilliance from former Barnsley man Hume to do it.He had given North End a third-minute lead from the penalty spot, but the hosts looked set to have to settle for a point after Ashley Williams had headed Swans' leveller midway through the first half.A combination of poor finishing and bad luck - they hit the crossbar twice - appeared set to deny Brown's side victory, but with time running out Hume set off on a mazy run and waltzed past three players before slotting the ball under goalkeeper Dorus De Vries.


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