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Apr 14th 2007 at 14:30 Treflan Attendance 247
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Caernarfon Town
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Lee Bamber jumps for joy as Caernarfon celebrate Paul Addo's second goal.
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Bad day at the office for TNS

CAERNARFON didn't read the script before arriving at Treflan for what was supposed to be a win for The New Saints followed by title celebrations in front of the S4C cameras.
Credit the North Wales strugglers for a battling performance, but TNS turned in a total horror show in which few players emerged with any credit, not least Gerard Doherty.
The hapless goalkeeper made two schoolboy howlers in the space of two second-half minutes that gifted two goals to Paul Addo and the points to the visitors.
The first-half portents were not good as Michael Wilde was denied a penalty in the first minute after being felled by Lee Bamber and when Michael Jackson handled in attempting a backpass to Doherty, James Glendenning stepped up to drive his free-kick just inside the post.
Oscar Gonzalez netted soon afterwards only to be pulled back for a handball offence that only over-fussy referee Simon Jones appeared to see and Canaries' keeper Paul Pritchard just managed to keep out a Barry Hogan 20-yarder.
Carl Lamb showed up well but shot over the bar from a Gonzalez flick-on and the Saints went into the half-time team talk a goal down.
Whatever was said had little positive effect, because within four minutes of the restart they were three down. Doherty called for a ball which Chris King could have cleared, but failed to gather as he tried to get back into the box and Addo nipped in to score into a gaping net.
A minute later, Doherty inexplicably repeated the error, this time calling for a Jackson back header which was seized upon by Addo again.
On a day nothing went right, Lamb's header hit the angle as the Saints tried to recover a hopeless situation without much conviction and another effort hit the bar from Jamie Wood's cross.
Wilde had the ball in the net from Wood's corner only to be ruled offside, Greg Stones hit the post and another Lamb effort was ruled offside.
The striker finally found the target deep in injury time but it was too late to halt Caernarfon celebrations. With Rhyl only drawing at Carmarthen, a point at Welshpool on Tuesday night will virtually clinch the title.
But McKenna's men will have to play a good deal better than this to take anything from the game at Maesydre.
Referee: Simon Jones

Carl Lamb (90)
James Glendenning (12)
Paul Addo (48)
Paul Addo (49)
Starting line-ups
Gerard Doherty
Duane Courtney
Chris King
Phil Baker
Michael Jackson
Steven Beck
Barry Hogan
John Leah
Michael Wilde
Oscar Gonzalez
Carl Lamb
Paul Pritchard
Lee Bamber
Tom Harrison
Eifion Jones
James Glendenning
Keiran Quinn
Chris Jones
Layton Maxwell
Carl Furlong
Paul Addo
James Thomas
Greg Stones
Jamie Wood
Alfie Carter
John Rowley
Mark Thomas
Gwyn Peters
Jamie Wood -> Oscar Gonzalez (56)
Alfie Carter -> Barry Hogan (56)
Greg Stones -> John Leah (68)
John Rowley -> Carl Furlong (73)
Gwyn Peters -> Paul Addo (74)
Mark Thomas -> James Glendenning (89)
Barry Hogan (20)
Jamie Wood (85)
Carl Furlong (14)
Paul Addo (25)
Paul Pritchard (70)
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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.