June 16, 2024

After consulting with the local authorities and emergency services, the club made this decision despite the significant interruption caused by the fire.

While fire personnel continue to address the problem, the roads surrounding the stadium are restricted.

In due order, the new date for the rescheduled match will be revealed.

The fire is located a short distance below the surface in the industrial buildings on Marine Parade.

The game on Wednesday was one of five that were supposed to take place during the Championship.

Currently sitting eight points behind Ipswich in second place, Russell Martin’s Saints have an 11-point lead over fifth-place West Bromwich Albion.

According to a Southampton statement, We are thankful for Preston’s cooperation and the EFL’s support. While we understand the disappointment fans may feel, we hope they will understand the need to put the safety of both clubs’ employees and supporters first.

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