The Lilywhites took three points as they hosted Barnsley on Saturday afternoon.
The Championship tie was their first since Ryan Lowe took over last week and he got off to a superb start thanks to goals from Alan Browne and Daniel Johnson.
Preston now sit 14th in the league and could move into the top half of the table if they are to beat Millwall at the weekend.
Here are the best of today’s Championship rumours...
1. Gotts in high demand
Hull City look set to rival Huddersfield Town for Leeds United youngster Robbie Gotts, who looks set to leave the Whites on loan this season. (Football League World_
Photo: George Wood
2. Gunners eye Icelandic 'keeper
Arsenal look to have found a potential alternative signing to Brentford goalkeeper David Raya, and could instead look to bring in Dijon's Runar Alex Runarsson instead. He's an Iceland international. (Telegraph)
Photo: FRANCK FIFE
3. Bees move for key target
Brentford look to be closing in on a new signing, with a deal for long-term target Saman Ghoddos edging closer. He's previously been on the radar of Premier League sides, and has 21 senior caps for Iran. (Telegraph)
Photo: ROSLAN RAHMAN
4. Murphy eyes Ibrox move
Newcastle United winger Jacob Murphy could be set to snub a host of Championship sides including Nottingham Forest, Derby and Sheffield Wednesday, and instead pursue a move to Rangers. (Glasgow Times)
Photo: Mark Runnacles