Torrential rain meant that the Irongate pitch was unplayable. The two teams then agreed to switch the fixture to Preston training facility at Euxton given both wanted to give their players a run out.
North End won the game 8-3 behind closed doors. A number of younger players were involved and it is hoped that they can make an impression on the first team squad moving forward.
Preston travel to Scotland to face Celtic and St Johnstone. There is also speculation that two further friendlies will be agreed against Manchester City and Manchester United.