MATCHDAY LIVE: Preston 0-0 Norwich City – Canaries hit North End hopes hard

The frustration of being held to a home draw by former club Norwich gets the better of Preston boss

The frustration of being held to a home draw by former club Norwich gets the better of Preston boss Alex Neil as he kicks a water bucket. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Follow all the build-up, live score, action and reaction as we bring you full coverage of Norwich City's EFL Championship trip to play-off hopefuls Preston North End, in our Matchday Live blog from Deepdale.

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Our City correspondents Paddy Davitt, Michael Bailey and David Freezer are following the Canaries from the matchday build-up to full-time fallout.

They bring you all the action and talking points before, during and after today's league clash with City's former boss, Alex Neil and his PNE side (3pm).

• Follow live updates from the match and the rest of the day as it unfolds, above

City slipped to another home defeat as they lost 2-0 to high-flying Cardiff last weekend.

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They also head to Lancashire without a win on the road in six games – albeit four of those were draws.

Meanwhile, Preston's 2-1 win at Queens Park Rangers last time out ensured they remain within striking distance of the Championship's top six with just three rounds of fixtures remaining – starting this weekend.

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The Canaries complete their home fixtures with the visit of Paul Heckingbottom's Leeds United (3pm) next Saturday – which could prove to be Wes Hoolahan's final game at Carrow Road, with the forward out of contract come the summer.

Daniel Farke's side then round off the season with a trip to another club that has endured an underwhelming season, taking on Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough on Sunday, May 6 (12.30pm).

Each and every Norwich City first-team game, our reporters will be on the scene. If you see them – especially with their cameras – say hello.

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