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Dec 11th 2004 at 14:30 Treflan Attendance 221
The New Saints
1 - 1
Port Talbot Town
Match report WELSH PREMIER

Jamie Wood goes flying under a challenge from Talbot's Stephen Healey
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TNS just avoid home melt-down

PORT Talbot officially adopted the nickname Steelmen at the start of the season, but it was TNS who were almost in melt-down at Treflan.
Only a last minute goal prevented their first league defeat of the season against lowly south Wales opponents.
The Saints won the ball after some persistence down the left hand side and John Leah crossed for substitute Michael Wilde to head his ninth Welsh Premier goal of the season past Talbot keeper Neil Thomas.
It was an unlikely outcome to a match that had seen the home side dominate for most of the match with John Toner, John Lawless, Steve Evans and Marc Lloyd-Williams all going close in the first quarter of an hour.
But TNS were reduced to 10 men before the break when central defender Jimmy Aggrey received a yellow card for a tackle on Gareth Phillips and senselessly pushed another opponent while the victim of his tackle was still receiving treatment.
Despite being a man short, TNS still had plenty of the game in the second half without seriously troubling the visitors' keeper.
But, after Evans had one header cleared off the line, Saints were rocked at the other end when the defender upended Carl Shaw in the box, after Robert Cockings had found acres of space on the right to feed the striker.
Shaw picked himself up to send Gerard Doherty the wrong way from the spot kick.
Moments later, Doherty produced a brilliant double save to deny Tony Wallis, who later fired over an empty net after another mix-up in the home defence.
With time running out, it looked all over for Saints, until Wilde popped up to spare their blushes.
Referee: M S Whitby

Michael Wilde (89)
Carl Shaw (70,pen)
Starting line-ups
Gerard Doherty
Steve Evans
Jimmy Aggrey
Tommy Holmes
Scott Ruscoe
John Leah
Nicky Ward
Marc Lloyd Williams
John Lawless
John Toner
Jamie Wood
Neil Thomas
Robert Cockings
Stephen Parry
Stephen Healey
Liam Hancock
Matthew Rees
Leigh deVulgt
Gareth Phillips
Tony Wallis
Nicky Jones
Carl Shaw
Chris Taylor
Mark Davies
Steven Beck
Tyson Eyo
Michael Wilde
Sam Small
Luke Bowen
Ryan Carley
Michael Wilde -> Marc Lloyd Williams (66)
Steven Beck -> Jamie Wood (83)
Sam Small - Carl Shaw (80)
Jimmy Aggrey (41)
Jimmy Aggrey (41)
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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.