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Nov 24th 2001 at 14:30 Treflan Attendance 184
Total Network Solutions
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Aberystwyth Town
Match report WELSH PREMIER
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TNS introduced a new goalkeeper and looked confident enough as they blunted Aberystwyth's challenge with a double strike soon after half-time.
Gerard Doherty, ex-Derby County, rose to the occasion when Aber made a late bid for an equaliser at Llansantffraid.
The Saints dominated the first half but squandered chances through indifferent finishing.
Chris Edge twice missed the target along with Steve Antrobus. Edge was denied by keeper Mark Bryant after 23 minutes and a minute later Aber missed a golden chance to go ahead.
Glyndwr Hughes set up Gary Lewis but he shot over the bar.
New midfielder John Leah, returning to Treflan from Newtown, twice went close but was stopped by Bryant.
The Saints got the breakthrough with twin strikes that stunned Aber soon after the interval.
Anthony Wright's corner found Edge in the 48th minute and he headed in from close range.
Two minutes later a poor clearance by the Aber defence was exploited by Ricky Evans 25 yards out. His volley hit the back of the net.
Aber should have scored after 58 minutes but Lee Barrow's shot was smothered by Doherty in the six-yard box.
Aber finally got the ball in the net eight minutes from the end thanks to a cheeky backheel by Frank Bennett, who then ran into the box and, as David Burrows crossed, volleyed the ball home.
Referee: P R Southall

Goalscorers
Chris Edge (48)
Ricky Evans (50)
Bennett (82)
Starting line-ups
Gerard Doherty
Mark Powell
Derek Ward
Tommy Holmes
Tim Alexander
Chris Taylor
John Leah
Chris Edge
Ricky Evans
Anthony Wright
Steve Anthrobus
Bryant
Hammond
Drysdale
Coupe
Finlay
Barrow
Burrows
Lewis
Hughes
Hunt
Slater
Substitutes
Tim Edwards
David Bridgwater
Gary Powell
Gregson
Bennett
Allen
Substitutions
Gary Powell -> Anthony Wright (79)
David Bridgwater -> Ricky Evans (89)
Gregson -> Burrows (70)
Bennett -> Hunt (56)
Allen -> Hammond (70)
Yellows
None Burrows (70)
Reds
None None
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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.