Vital Football

Latest PNE News

Mark Robins: 'Could Have Been Different'

Mark Robins: 'Could Have Been Different'
Scunthorpe manager Mark Robins could not complain about his side going down 2-0 at the hands of Preston on Saturday, but he did feel they wasted chances.

In the first half the teams were well matched although Scunthorpe did miss a couple of golden opportunities.

But in the second half Preston came good and took the lead in the 58th minute when Callum Robinson got the ball into the danger zone from out on the left and Johnson swept home his first goal for North End.

The second and decisive goal came on 72 minutes when Chris Humphrey squared the ball for Paul Gallagher to apply the finishing touch.

Robins told reporters: 'I've got no complaints with the result, they did more than us in terms of winning the game. Having said that, we had enough decent opportunities and clear-cut chances so the game could have been different.

'In a 46-game season you know that you're going to come up against an opponent that is probably slightly better than you on the day. They are a good side. I think on paper they've got the strongest squad in the division.'


Join The Vital Debate

Writer:FoxyPNE
Date:Sunday February 22 2015
Time: 12:46PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Preston North End Articles

BBC Report - Championship Details For 2017

The BBC's Price of Football annual survey was released this week, and their investigation shows that the price of Championship football has fallen in 2017.

New Sky Bet Deal For The EFL

It was confirmed earlier today that the EFL had signed a new and improved sponsorship deal with Sky Bet.

Hugill To Serve A Suspension This Week - 16/11/17

Preston North End's Jordan Hugill will be out of action this week as he serves an automatic suspension.

Attendances Continue To Rise In The EFL

The EFL have released figures for attendances so far in 2017/18 and they show a rise on figures from the same time last season.

Archived Vital PNE Articles

Vital PNE articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital PNE
Write For Vital PNE
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Middlesbrough MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Maxwell12%
Fisher4%
Huntington24%
Davies0%
Earl4%
Pearson8%
Maguire4%
Johnson32%
Browne0%
Barkhuizen0%
Hugill12%
Sub - Harrop0%
Sub - Mavididi0%
Sub - Robinson0%
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Preston North End Results (view all)

Preston North End Fixtures (view all)

The Vital Football Members League