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Apr 9th 2002 at 19:30 Farrar Road Attendance 479
Bangor City
3 - 0
Total Network Solutions
Match report WELSH PREMIER
TNS BLOW IN RACE FOR SECOND

TNS saw their chances of claiming runners-up spot in the League of Wales fade after slipping to a 3-0 defeat at title chasing Bangor City.
Saints had plenty of the game but paid the price for two first half lapses, the first after just 35 seconds when Ricky Evans failed to clear with his head and the ball fell for Marc Lloyd Williams whose mis-hit effort looped into the net from eight yards.
More defensive hesitation on 22 minutes then saw Huw Griffiths crash home a second from inside the box to put the hosts in charge.
But TNS had their moments as they looked to push forward with Nicky Ward's first half lob from the left bouncing off the bar.
Despite their possession, the visitors struggled to find a way past Bangor keeper Phil Priestley although Scott Ruscoe volleyed against the post from the edge of the box on 74 minutes.
And it was Bangor who had the last word with Paul Roberts firing the third from 20 yards after being released by Simon Davies.
Despite the defeat, TNS are still well placed to finish third which should be enough to gain a UEFA Cup place.
Referee: G J Randles

Goalscorers
Lloyd-Williams (1)
Griffiths (22)
P.Roberts (82)
None
Starting line-ups
Priestley
Jones
Goodall
Brett
Rowlands
Griffiths
Lloyd-Williams
Blackmore
P Roberts
Davies
Burgess
Gerard Doherty
Derek Ward
Robbie Wood
Steve Evans
Chris Taylor
Tommy Holmes
Ricky Evans
Scott Ruscoe
John Leah
Nicky Ward
Justin Perry
Substitutes
Short
C Roberts
Cooper
Tim Alexander
Steve Anthrobus
John Toner
Substitutions
Short -> Brett (38)
C Roberts -> P Roberts (88)
Cooper -> Burgess (86)
Tim Alexander -> Tommy Holmes (17)
John Toner -> Robbie Wood (53)
Steve Anthrobus -> Justin Perry (65)
Yellows
None Ricky Evans (58)
Reds
None None
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