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9 April 2013

Latics recall Croft, Byrne

Lee Croft and Cliff Byrne won Latics' recalls for tonight's npower League One match at Preston North End.

Winger Croft had recovered from the foot injury which kept him out of Saturday's home defeat by Carlisle United.

Centre-back Byrne (pictured) was also back for a first start since he was injured at the end of February.

The two players standing down from Saturday were defenders Connor Brown and James Tarkowski as manager Lee Johnson rejigged his side.

Preston had one enforced change from Saturday's 3-0 home win against Scunthorpe United as John Welsh came in for the injured Lee Holmes.

Preston (4-2-3-1): Rudd; Connolly, Huntington, Wright, Buchanan; Keane, Welsh; Hayhurst, Wroe, Beavon; King. Subs: Stuckmann, Cummins, Garner, Monakana, Procter, Mousinho, Foster.

Latics (4-2-3-1): Bouzanis; K Smith, Byrne, M'voto, Grounds; Wesolowski, Reid; Croft, Baxter, Simpson; Barnard. Subs: Cisak, Brown, Tarkowski, Montano, Smith, Millar, Mellor.



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