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Deepdale (ATT 8,474) 26th January 2013 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: D Coote

Preston Preston North End vs Coventry City Coventry

Preston 2

G Cummins (30)
N Wroe (60)

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Coventry 2

L Clarke (38)
C Robertson (og 53)

Wroe strike denies Sky Blues

Last Updated: 26/01/13 6:47pm

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Nicky Wroe: Spared his side the blushes

Nicky Wroe: Spared his side the blushes

Preston midfielder Nicky Wroe struck on the hour mark to rescue a 2-2 draw against an out-of-form Coventry.

North End appeared to be on their way to a first home win in the league in 10 games when Graham Cummins broke the deadlock in the 30th minute.

However Coventry had other ideas and Leon Clarke pulled them level with half-time approaching, and a Chris Robertson own-goal put them in front before Wroe salvaged a point.

Preston almost went ahead after five minutes when Jack King rose to meet Wroe's corner but Steven Jennings cleared off the line.

However, the hosts did open the scoring when Cummins met Jeffrey Monakana's delivery at the far post - only for Coventry to equalise eight minutes later.

Franck Moussa tormented Paul Connolly before crossing for Clarke to chest down and slot home, and Robertson turned home Carl Baker's cross to give the Sky Blues the lead after 53 minutes.

Wroe drew Preston level on the hour, though, collecting King's knock-down to rifle home from six yards.

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Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 44 93
2 Preston North End 44 86
3 Milton Keynes Dons 44 85
4 Swindon Town 43 77
5 Sheffield United 44 69
6 Chesterfield 44 68
7 Rochdale 44 63
8 Fleetwood Town 44 60
9 Gillingham 44 59
10 Bradford City 44 59
11 Barnsley 44 59
12 Peterborough United 44 59
13 Doncaster Rovers 44 58
14 Walsall 44 56
15 Oldham Athletic 44 56
16 Scunthorpe United 44 53
17 Coventry City 44 52
18 Port Vale 44 51
19 Crawley Town 44 50
20 Crewe Alexandra 44 49
21 Leyton Orient 44 47
22 Notts County 44 47
23 Colchester United 43 45
24 Yeovil Town 44 40