took on Leeds in their first group game of WorldNET 2005. North
End ran out overall winners 3-0, which saw star striker Andy
bag a brace.
dominated from start to finish, the Lilywhites pace throughout
the team was too much for the Leeds team to deal with.
took an early lead when Andy slotted the ball past an on-rushing
Leeds keeper to make the score 1-0.
End fielded their strongest team and it showed, Leeds struggled
to break down Preston's stubborn defence.
went to goals to the good in the second half, Andy's pace got
the better of the Leeds rear guard, the pacey no.11 placed
the ball into the bottom corner to give North End a two goal
strike partner Virtex soon made it 3-0 to the whites. A mix
up in the Leeds defence set up target man Virtex who tapped
the ball in from close range.
it was a professional performance from Preston which gave manager
Steve a great start to the tournament.