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John Lawless holds off Kris Lindsay and Richard Clarke
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Saints singing in the rain

TNS completed their friendly match build-up to the Champions League meetings with Liverpool with a deserved win in Northern Ireland.
The Saints turned monsoon conditions to their advantage with a slick passing display on an excellent, but wet surface, dominating possession from start to finish.
Although both leading scorers were left on the bench, there were few clues to Ken McKenna's Anfield intentions as Nicky Ward led the charge on Portadown's goal and only smart saves from home keeper David Miskelly kept both him and Steven Beck at bay in the first-half.
John Toner's 39th minute effort was ruled out for offside and Ward saw another good effort well-saved just before the break.
Home striker Gary Hamilton sent a good shot just wide on the resumption, but TNS were mostly in control at the back and the introduction of Marc Lloyd Williams and Mike Wilde on the hour made the difference to their attack.
After sending a five-yard header wide from Wilde's cross and seeing another effort just clawed away, Jiws latched on to Barry Hogan's 81st minute through ball to fire past the home keeper from inside the six-yard box.
Gerard Doherty had rarely been troubled but was forced into two smart saves to retain the lead, the first from a Richard Clarke shot and the second a superb stop from a free kick in the final minute.
In between, Lloyd Williams hit a long range effort narrowly over the crossbar.
Referee: Gareth Eakan (Portadown)

None Marc Lloyd Williams (81)
Starting line-ups
David Miskelly
Kris Lindsay
Keith O'Hara
Paddy Quinn
John Convery
Darren Kelly
Richard Clarke
Michael Collins
Gary Hamilton
Vinny Arkins
Kyle Neill
Gerard Doherty
Phil Baker
Steve Evans
Michael Jackson
Scott Ruscoe
Steven Beck
John Leah
Nicky Ward
John Lawless
John Toner
Jamie Wood
Paul Murphy
Wesley Boyle
Conor McAnallen
Marc McCann
Gary Liggett
Aaron Baker
Alan Teggart
Martyn Naylor
Chris King
Tommy Holmes
Mark Davies
Barry Hogan
Tom Field
Marc Lloyd Williams
Michael Wilde
Thomas Rooney
Paul Murphy -> David Miskelly (55)
Marc McCann -> Gary Hamilton (55)
Conor McAnallen -> Darren Kelly (80)
Alan Teggart -> Jyle Neill (80)
Chris King -> Michael Jackson (46)
Barry Hogan -> John Toner (46)
Martyn Naylor -> John Leah (46)
Tommy Holmes -> Phil Baker (56)
Marc Lloyd Williams -> Nicky Ward (60)
Michael Wilde -> Jamie Wood (60)
Thomas Rooney -> Scott Ruscoe (73)
Tom Field -> John Lawless (73)
Mark Davies -> Steve Evans (81)
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NOTE: For comparison purposes, teams are referred to throughout all seasons by their current names.
Substitute minutes of 99 indicate actual times not known.
The New Saints played as Total Network Solutions from 1997 to end of season 2005/6.
NEWI Cefn Druids played as Flexsys Cefn Druids prior to 2003/4.
Port Talbot Town played as Port Talbot Athletic prior to 2001/2.
Total Network Solutions played as Llansantffraid FC prior to 1997/8.
Match-by-match player stats for season 1993/4 are largely unavailable.