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Jan 6th 2007 at 14:30 Farrar Road Attendance 554
Bangor City
0 - 2
The New Saints
Match report WELSH PREMIER

Alfie Carter is buried under congratulations after opening the scoring.
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Citizens can't get Carter

THE New Saints went back to the top of the Welsh Premier after slogging out a victory on a heavy Farrar Road pitch.
They ran out deserved winners and should really have had the points wrapped up by half-time, but for some poor finishing and some good saves from debutant keeper Dimitris Brinias.
When John Leah thumped a 30-yard free-kick against the crossbar early in the second half, it seemed as though the Saints scoring luck was running out, but Alfie Carter got the breakthrough and Martyn Naylor round off the win in the closing minutes.
Steven Beck could have scored a first-half hat-trick as Saints took the game to their hosts, but was twice wide and saw another effort blocked by Peter Hoy. John Toner was denied at the near post, Leah was over with a 22-yarder and Greg Stones came closest to giving TNS the lead, beating Brinias to Naylor's free-kick only to see his header go narrowly wide of an empty net.
Marc Lloyd Williams had the ball in the net on the half-hour, but was ruled offside in a rare Bangor threat and Gerard Doherty was hardly troubled for the remainder of the game.
Saints attacked with purpose again on the restart but had to wait until the 69th minute for a goal. Greg Stones picked up the ball in midfield and when Kyle Jacobs was slow to close down Carter, the frontman fired wide of Brinias into the far corner.
The keeper did well to claim the ball at Toner's feet and when Carter got round the stopper he pulled his shot into the side netting.
But a second goal arrived minutes later after Greg Stones was grappled to the ground and Naylor struck his free-kick from wide on the right over Brinias and into the net.
Referee: Dean John

None Alfie Carter (69)
Martyn Naylor (88)
Starting line-ups
Dimitris Brinias
Kyle Jacobs
Kevin Scott
Steve Wynne
Lee Webber
Peter Hoy
Marc Lloyd Williams
Ashley Stott
Mike Walsh
Ricky Evans
Sion Edwards
Gerard Doherty
Duane Courtney
Martyn Naylor
Phil Baker
Greg Stones
Tommy Holmes
Michael Jackson
Steven Beck
John Leah
John Toner
Alfie Carter
Ian Havard
Michael Parker
Melvin McGinness
Paul Hopkins
Ben Kitchen
Chris King
Scott Ruscoe
Carl Lamb
Melvin McGinness -> Steve Wynne (65)
Paul Hopkins -> Ashley Stott (75)
Chris King -> Tommy Holmes (51)
Carl Lamb -> John Toner (80)
Scott Ruscoe -> Steven Beck (89)
Peter Hoy (48)
Ashley Stott (56)
Chris King (55)
Martyn Naylor (78)
None None
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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.