Last Updated: Fri, 11 Oct 2013 11:18
Preston boss Simon Grayson will be without Iain Hume, Chris Humphrey and Will Hayhurst for the clash with Crewe.
The trio are away on international duty with Canada, Jamaica and Republic of Ireland Under-21s respectively and will miss this game.
Bailey Wright missed Tuesday's defeat to Oldham with an ankle injury and is expected to miss out again, while Jack King (broken foot) has begun light training, but remains two or three weeks away from fitness.
The Lilywhites will be hoping for a return to winning ways after losing for the first time in the league this season last time out.
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