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Jul 31st 2007 at 19:30 Greenfields Lane Attendance
Market Drayton
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The New Saints
Match report FRIENDLY

Gary Brabin celebrates his equaliser as Paul Tomlin looks disgusted.
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Brabin spares TNS blushes

A LATE Gary Brabin goal saved The New Saints' faces at Greenfields as they were held 1-1 by Market Drayton.
A makeshift starting eleven struggled to contain the Midland Alliance outfit and offered little in the way of a cohesive threat going forward.
Mark Davies was forced to clear off his line in the fourth minute, but the Saints were restricted to a couple of openings. John Leah fired just wide and keeper Andrew Pryce did well to deny trialist Luke Holden when he was put through by an excellent Davies pass.
Martyn Davies brought a good save from Saints' keeper Paul Harrison and the hosts deservedly took the lead just after the break. A mis-placed pass from Ashley Hill was seized upon by Stuart Ellis who fed Davies unmarked for a simple chance past Harrison.
As Ken McKenna gradually introduced his big guns the Saints' play improved and they began to dominate the Reds, with Leah just wide from 20 yards and Michael Wilde going close with a header.
Jamie Wood had the ball in the net from an offside position, but it was Brabin who finally unsettled the home defence. After going narrowly wide with a header from Steven Beck's cross shortly after coming off the bench, he got the better of Paul Tomlin to divert a Holden free-kick into the net past sub keeper Andrew Spooner.
Wilde could have won it when heading wide another accurate set-piece from the excellent Holden, who has been the most impressive aspect of the last two friendlies.

Martyn Davies (47) Gary Brabin (82)
Starting line-ups
Andrew Pryce
David Howells
Garry Anslow
Paul McMullen
Paul Bowyer
Jason Francis
Matthew Biddle
Stuart Timmis
Nicky Porter
Martyn Davies
Stuart Ellis
Paul Harrison
Tom Brady
Duane Courtney
Martyn Naylor
Mark Davies
Rob Williams
Ashley Hill
Barry Hogan
John Leah
Carl Lamb
Luke Holden
Pete Eley
Neil Cartwright
Karis Mothi
Dale Williams
Andrew Spooner
Paul Tomlin
Chris King
Phil Baker
Tommy Holmes
Scott Ruscoe
Steven Beck
Gary Brabin
Michael Wilde
Jamie Wood
Paul Tomlin -> Paul Bowyer (62)
Karis Mothi -> Stuart Ellis (80)
Pete Eley -> Stuart Timmis (80)
Andrew Spooner -> Andrew Pryce (80)
Phil Baker -> Tom Brady (46)
Chris King -> Mark Davies (46)
Jamie Wood -> Ashley Hill (52)
Michael Wilde -> Carl Lamb (52)
Steven Beck -> Barry Hogan (58)
Tommy Holmes -> Rob Williams (58)
Scott Ruscoe -> Martyn Naylor (58)
Gary Brabin -> John Leah (71)
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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.