TO AC­CLAIM ALL HE­ROES

The Football League Paper - - LEAGUE ONE -

free-kick find­ing an un­marked Kevin Lis­bie, who headed down for Mathieu Baudry to lash home.

Yet it was Baudry who would cost his side three points, pulling down Craig Davies for a penalty which Joe Garner con­verted.

Ori­ent boss Rus­sell Slade was seething, call­ing the foul “a fan­tas­tic dive”, and he was even more irate when Pre­ston keeper De­clan Rudd ap­peared to save Ro­main Vincelot’s shot five yards out­side his box.

But, af­ter Kevin Davies missed a golden op­por­tu­nity to clinch it, even Slade was happy to add his voice to the Fin­ney trib­utes.

“It was a won­der­ful oc­ca­sion,” he said. “The minute’s si­lence was done in spec­tac­u­lar fash­ion. Then on seven min­utes, I found my­self stand­ing along­side Si­mon Grayson join­ing in the ap­plause.

“Some­times, people use the word leg­end too loosely. But Tom Fin­ney was an ab­so­lute leg­end. Not just in terms of his foot­ball but also in terms of his loy­alty to Pre­ston.”

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