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Aug 22nd 2005 at 19:30 Maesydre Attendance 301
Welshpool Town
0 - 2
The New Saints
Match report CHALLENGE CUP

Congratulations from Michael Jackson (left) and Chris King (right) for Steven Beck's opening goal.
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Saints ease into last eight

TNS eased into the League Cup's last eight with a superb strike from Steven Beck and a somewhat flukey effort from Michael Wilde.
But the victory was achieved at a cost as manager Ken McKenna's injury woes mounted, with winger John Lawless taken to hospital at half-time with a suspected broken foot.
After Wilde had gone close in an early attack, Welshpool thought they had taken the lead when Kenny Burgess fire into an empty net after Gethin Lloyd had dispossessed Gerard Doherty, but referee Huw Jones ruled a foul.
Two minutes later Saints took the lead when Beck fired a tremendous 35-yard volley, although keeper Danny Jones may have lost the shot in the low sunlight.
Steve Rogers' attempted lob went just over the bar for the Lilywhites and Calvin Davies brought a good save from Doherty, before Burgess saw his effort hit the crossbar.
But Wilde virtually sealed matters three minutes before the break when his right wing cross-cum-shot took a deflection to beat Jones into the top corner.
Although Scott Ruscoe almost added a third when one-on-one with Jones and Steve Evans sent two headers narrowly wide, the match petered out as a spectacle with TNS happy to sit on their lead and Welshpool unable to raise a penetrative attack.
Referee: Huw Jones

None Steven Beck (11)
Michael Wilde (42)
Starting line-ups
Danny Jones
Mark Thomas
Tom Harrison
Geraint Windsor
Brett Jefferies
Mark Roberts
Kenny Burgess
Ross Jefferies
Steve Rogers
Calvin Davies
Gethin Lloyd
Gerard Doherty
Chris King
Steve Evans
Tommy Holmes
Michael Jackson
Scott Ruscoe
Steven Beck
Marc Lloyd Williams
Michael Wilde
John Lawless
Jamie Wood
Justin Wickham
Ceri James
Mark Briggs
Jonathon Jones
Barry Hogan
Nicky Ward
John Toner
Mark Briggs -> Mark Roberts (54)
Justin Wickham -> Tom Harrison (68)
Ceri James -> Ross Jefferies (77)
Nicky Ward -> John Lawless (42)
Barry Hogan -> Nicky Ward (79)
John Toner -> Michael Wilde (82)
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The New Saints played as Total Network Solutions from 1997 to end of season 2005/6.
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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.