Ex-PNE loanee is pick of keepers
Jordan Pickford’s call-up to the England squad will have come as no surprise to former team-mates at Preston and the Deepdale faithful.
The Sunderland goalkeeper is in Gareth Southgate’s squad for Tuesday night’s World Cup qualifier against Slovenia in Ljubljana.
His selection on Sunday night came after injury forced Burnley’s Tom Heaton to pull out of the trip.
Pickford played 27 games for North End in the first half of last season when on loan from Sunderland.
To say he impressed during his stint in the PNE keeper’s jersey would be an understatement.
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