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Mar 6th 2004 at 14:30 Treflan Attendance 247
Total Network Solutions 4 - 1 Glantraeth FC
Match report WELSH CUP / Quarter-final

Glantraeth took a shock first-half lead through Richard Owen.
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ROUGH JUSTICE ON PLUCKY GLANTRAETH


TNS eventually ran out comfortable winners of this Welsh Cup quarter-final.
But the final 4-1 score-line hardly did justice to the plucky Cymru Alliance outfit from Glantraeth, who matched Saints for an hour and took the lead after 37 minutes.
Saints' boss Ken McKenna was forced to reshuffle his pack, after defender Jimmy Aggrey was held up in traffic, which also delayed the visitors’ arrival until half an hour before kick-off.
And his makeshift back-line was caught napping when Tommy Holmes’s attempted clearance from a Kevin Roberts shot rebounded off Martyn Naylor to Richard Owen, who drilled a low shot from 12 yards across Gerard Doherty into the far corner.
Striker Michael Wilde had an off-day for Saints, although he was unlucky when a first-half shot came off the post straight into keeper Pritchard’s arms.
TNS stepped up the tempo after the break, but Wilde was again off-target as he headed over from Scott Ruscoe’s cross and then missed from in front of goal after good work down the right by Jamie Wood.
But Saints got back on level terms on the hour, when Steven Beck seized on a headed clearance from Ryan Davies to burst past a Glantraeth defender and blast home a screamer from the edge of the box.
Superior fitness began to tell as the game wore on and both substitute strikers had cause to celebrate goals after a long absence from the score-sheet.
First, John Toner fed the impressive Naylor on the right and Justin Perry got sufficient power on his cross to head Saints in front.
Toner then had a hand in two goals, being brought down in the box by Kevin Roberts for Jamie Wood to put away a spot kick.
Toner himself then put Saints out of sight with a fourth, when he latched on to a good through ball from Chris King to send his shot against the Glan keeper before tucking his first goal since September away at the second attempt.
Manager Ken McKenna said: “They defended brilliantly and you thought it was going to be one of those days.
“But we had a few words at half-time, reorganised ourselves and it was just a matter of getting that goal back.”

Referee: Simon Jones

Goalscorers
Steven Beck (59)
Justin Perry (73)
Jamie Wood (pen) (87)
John Toner (90)
Richard Owen (37)
Starting line-ups
Gerard Doherty
Martin Naylor
Tommy Holmes
Steve Evans
Chris Taylor
Scott Ruscoe
Steven Beck
Simon Davies
David Bridgwater
Michael Wilde
Jamie Wood
Dylan Pritchard
Carl Thomas
Darren Jones
Warren Gibbs
Ryan Davies
Emlyn Williams
Kevin Roberts
Paul Whelan
Robert Williams
Richard Owen
Les Davies
Substitutes
Chris King
Justin Perry
John Toner
Mark Owen
Gavin Lloyd Jones
Danny Roberts
Substitutions
Chris King -> Simon Davies (52)
John Toner -> David Bridgwater (56)
Justin Perry -> Michael Wilde (66)
Mark Owen -> Richard Owen (46)
Gavin Lloyd Jones -> Paul Whelan (65)
Danny Roberts -> Emlyn Williams (81)
Yellows
None Robert Williams(42)
Carl Thomas (57)
Reds
None None
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