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Walsall 1 - Swansea 1

Bescott Stadium

17th Oct 2006

Attendance: 2,557

Swans Go Through On Pens

Swansea City progress through to the next round of the Johnstone's Paint Trophy after beating Walsall 4-3 on penalties.

Kenny Jackett made a few changes as Oakes replaced Gueret in goal and Lawrence returned to the starting line-up.

Butler, Tudur-Jones and MacDonald were also given starts while 17 year-old Chris Jones came on as a second half substitute.

There was no place for Rory Fallon though, not even on the bench as Jackett went for a 4-5-1 formation with Trundle as a lone striker.

The game looked to be heading for spot-kicks but Owain Tudur-Jones made a welcoming return when he looked to have won us the game with a goal in the 90th minute.

However, the hosts struck back instantly as Wrack equalised to force a penalty shoot-out.

Left back Tommy Williams scored the final penalty to put the Cup-holders through to the Southern Section second round.

Walsall: Ince, Pead, Gerrard, Roper, Fox, Wright (Wrack 53), Kinsella (Constable 73), Dann, Taylor, Sam, Bedeau (Demontagnac 62).
Subs Not Used: Fangueiro, Mckeown.

Booked: Kinsella, Roper.

Goals: Wrack 90.

Swansea: Oakes, Amankwaah (Williams 28), Tate, Lawrence, Austin, MacDonald (Britton 91), Pratley, Tudur-Jones, Robinson, Trundle, Butler (Jones 65).
Subs Not Used: Gueret, O'Leary.

Booked: Lawrence, Trundle.

Goals: Tudur-Jones 90.

Att: 2,557

Ref: D McDermott.

More to follow.




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