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Deepdale (ATT 13,440) 15th February 2014 - Kick off 15:00

Preston Preston North End vs Leyton Orient Leyton Or

Preston 1

J Garner (pen 64)

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Leyton Or 1

M Baudry (44)

Finney tribute as Preston rally

Last Updated: 16/02/14 4:32pm

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Joe Garner (l): Scored from the spot

Joe Garner (l): Scored from the spot

Joe Garner's second-half penalty earned Preston a 1-1 draw with Leyton Orient on a day the club paid tribute to Sir Tom Finney.

Garner's spot kick levelled proceedings on a sad day at Deepdale after Mathieu Baudry had put the visitors in front before the interval.

Both sets of supporters observed an impeccable minute of silence before kick-off, while all the Preston players had 'Finney' on the back of their shirts as Preston remembered their favourite son.

And the hosts had Declan Rudd to thank for not falling behind in the seventh minute when he tipped over Baudry's close-range shot from Lloyd James's free-kick.

Garner and Craig Davies both went close for the home side, but it was Orient who hit the front just before the break, Baudry side-footing home.

Dave Mooney then came close to doubling Orient's lead after the break, but the striker fired over when well placed.

And after Baudry had brought down Davies in the area just after the hour-mark it was left to Garner to dispatch the penalty with ease.

Preston had a glorious chance to seal all three points late on, but substitute Kevin Davies headed wide.

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Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 14 32
2 Peterborough United 14 26
3 Preston North End 12 25
4 Milton Keynes Dons 12 23
5 Notts County 13 23
6 Sheffield United 13 23
7 Swindon Town 12 22
8 Oldham Athletic 14 22
9 Rochdale 13 20
10 Chesterfield 13 19
11 Fleetwood Town 14 19
12 Bradford City 14 19
13 Crawley Town 14 17
14 Colchester United 14 16
15 Leyton Orient 13 15
16 Barnsley 13 15
17 Doncaster Rovers 12 14
18 Port Vale 14 13
19 Gillingham 14 13
20 Coventry City 14 13
21 Yeovil Town 14 13
22 Crewe Alexandra 14 13
23 Walsall 14 12
24 Scunthorpe United 14 12

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