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Deepdale (ATT 9,296) 28th September 2013 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: Mike Russell

Preston Preston North End vs Swindon Town Swindon

Preston 2

I Hume (11)
J McEveley (og 48)

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Swindon 1

D N'Guessan (86)

North End down Robins to march on

Last Updated: 28/09/13 7:26pm

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Iain Hume: Amongst the goals

Iain Hume: Amongst the goals

Iain Hume's strike and a Jay McEveley own goal saw Preston's unbeaten start to the season continue with a 2-1 win over Swindon.

North End started the brighter of the two sides and led as early as the 11th minute at Deepdale.

After goalkeeper Wes Foderingham, so impressive in Swindon's midweek cup defeat to Chelsea, could only tip Kevin Davies' fierce effort into the air, Hume was on hand to nod in from close range and give the home side the lead.

Preston started the second half just as positively as they did the first and once more they got their reward for their dominance, although this time in bizarre circumstances.

With the ball bouncing harmlessly across goal, McEveley's attempt to pass the ball back to Foderingham saw him somehow chip the ball over the stranded stopper and put North End two-nil to the good.

Swindon rallied in a bid to fight their way back into the game and Dany N'Guessan's curling effort from the edge of the area gave them hope late on but Preston hung on for another victory.

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1 Bristol City 46 99
2 Milton Keynes Dons 46 91
3 Preston North End 46 89
4 Swindon Town 46 79
5 Sheffield United 46 71
6 Chesterfield 46 69
7 Bradford City 46 65
8 Rochdale 46 63
9 Peterborough United 46 63
10 Fleetwood Town 46 63
11 Barnsley 46 62
12 Gillingham 46 62
13 Doncaster Rovers 46 61
14 Walsall 46 59
15 Oldham Athletic 46 57
16 Scunthorpe United 46 56
17 Coventry City 46 55
18 Port Vale 46 54
19 Colchester United 46 52
20 Crewe Alexandra 46 52
21 Notts County 46 50
22 Crawley Town 46 50
23 Leyton Orient 46 49
24 Yeovil Town 46 40