Liverpool fans travelling to Deepdale on Saturday, July 13 for the friendly match against Preston should be aware that major engineering work between Liverpool-Wigan-Preston will affect their journey.

Rail replacement buses will be in operation and journey times may be significantly increased due to large passenger numbers.

Northern Rail would like to advise customers who would normally use the train to consider alternative transport for this particular match.

It is important that Network Rail carry out this work to improve the reliability of the track along the West Coast Main Line.