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CEN WALES SEN CUP
EUROPEAN CUP WINNERS CUP
FAW PREMIER CUP
UEFA CHAMPIONS LGE
Oct 16th 2001 at 19:30 Treflan
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FAW PREMIER CUP
SAINTS REVIVE CUP CHALLENGE
TNS revived their FAW Premier Cup challenge after earning their first group win in this closely-fought affair.
Having been beaten by the Seasiders in the BBC-sponsored competition just a week earlier, the Saints bounced back after taking a 15th-minute lead when John Toner opened up the defence following a run on the left and crossed for Anthony Wright who made no mistake from six yards.
Ricky Evans went close to adding a second moments later when his stinging 35-yard strike was turned round the post by keeper Mark Bryant.
But Aber came more into the game and were rewarded when Frankie Bennett cashed in on some indecisive home play and broke from midfield before firing under keeper Dean Williams.
TNS restored their advantage with a 64th-minute penalty from Ricky Evans awarded for a foul on Gary Powell despite Aber protests.
The hosts had chances to make the game safe with Jodie Jenkins shooting wide while Powell was denied by the legs of Bryant, who also made a good save from Nicky Ward.
But with the Saints far from secure, the Seasiders could have salvaged the game two minutes from time when Bari Morgan turned well in the box only to shoot narrowly across goal.
Kevin Jones (Llangaffo)
Frank Bennett (36)
Gavin Allen -> Gari Lewis (71)
Jon Tappin -> Frank Bennett (82)
Jason Drysdale (17)
Barri Morgan (61)
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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.