Preston kept his Sky Bet Championship qualifiers alive with a 2–1 victory over Blackburn in the Lancashire Derby at Ewood Park, and Greg Cunningham’s first goal since February 2018 gave Alex Neill’s men the lead (19), ahead of Liam Lindsay. Take a corner to double the visitor advantage (43). Adam Armstrong’s penalty kick in stoppage time in the first half reduced Rovers late (45 + 1), but despite introducing a host of offensive talent after the break – including loaned Liverpool player Harvey Elliott – they were unable to achieve. Tie. It moved to 10th as a result, six points behind the top six before the remainder of the weekend’s events, with Blackburn leveling in points but two places higher in eighth. More to follow … and what’s next? Preston is next in action at 7 pm on Tuesday February 16, when he hosts Watford in Deepdale, while Blackburn flies to Oakwell to face Barnsley at 7.45 pm the following evening. Both matches are live on Sky Sports Football Red Button.