Preston sponsors Virgin admit ‘embarrassment’ as fans face play-off travel chaos
• Train firms apologise over engineering work which will leave fans stranded
• Preston and Swindon fans dub match ‘the Replacement Bus final’
Virgin Trains, sponsors of Preston North End, have apologised after it was confirmed that bank holiday engineering works will leave the club’s fans stranded in London following the League One play-off final on 24 May.
The match between Swindon Town and Preston, which kicks off at 5.30pm to avoid a clash with the day’s Premier League fixtures, has been dubbed “the Replacement Bus final” by supporters of both sides.
Source: Guardian Transport