Europe Results

1Q | UEFA Champions League

The New Saints 5 vs 1 Tre Penne

TNS recorded a 2-1 Home advantage against Sammarinese outfit Tre Penne with Scott Quigley and Jamie Mullan scoring for the Saints in the first half.

TNS went on to record a 3-0 victory in San Marino as Scott Quigley, Aeron Edwards and Greg Draper got themselves on the scoresheet to win on aggregate 5-1.

The Saints took on Cypriot Champions APOEL FC in the second round and after a superb defensive performance, TNS were able to hold their illustrious opponents to a 0-0 draw at Park Hall Stadium.

However, the second leg which was played a week later in Nicosia resulted in a 3-0 victory for APOEL and ended The Saints’ European adventure for the 2016/2017 season.

1Q | UEFA Champions League

The New Saints 6 vs 2 B36 Tórshavn

TNS recorded home and away wins in a European tie for the first time in its history after victories against Faroese outfit B36 Torshavn.

A wonderful last minute goal from Mike Wilde secured a 2-1 win away in the Faroe Islands before a famous 4-1 victory at Park Hall Stadium secured progression into the next round.

TNS crashed out of the UEFA Champions League despite a memorable night in Hungary after drawing 1-1 after extra time.

A Matty Williams goal had cancelled out the 1-0 advantage that Hungarian Champions Videoton had managed to take into the home tie but a late goal in extra time knocked out a brave TNS side, who eventually lost 2-1 on aggregate.

2Q | UEFA Champions League

The New Saints 0 vs 3 ŠK Slovan Bratislava

The New Saints of Oswestry Town were beaten 3-0 on aggregate against Slovakian side SK SLovan Bratislava.

TNS suffered a 1-0 defeat away in the Slovakian Capital before playing the second leg at Rhyl and losing that game 2-0 despite controlling the match for long parts.

2Q | UEFA Champions League

The New Saints 1 vs 4 Legia Warsaw

Polish giants Legia Warsaw knocked out The Saints after victories in both the home and away leg.

Ryan Fraughan had managed to give TNS a deserved lead in the home leg but unfortunately The Saints went on to lose 3-1.

The away leg was played in front of hostile home crowd and a superb performance from TNS meant that Legia were restricted to a solitary goal with the tie eventually finishing 4-1 to the Poles.

2Q | UEFA Champions League

The New Saints 0 vs 3 Helsingborgs IF

TNS were knocked out by Swedish outfit Helsingborgs IF despite drawing 0-0 at Park Hall in the first leg.

However, the Swedes were able to score early goals in the second leg and ran out 3-0 winners, knocking The Saints out of Europe.

1Q | UEFA Europa League

The New Saints 2 vs 1 Cliftonville

Phil Baker’s fourth-minute goal was enough to see The New Saints edge past Cliftonville in the Europa League first qualifying round tie after the first leg had finished 1-1, setting up a tie against Danish side FC Midtjylland.

Danish Champions Midtjylland ended The New Saints’ European adventure with a comprehensive 5-2 victory despite a superb brace from Alex Darlington.

TNS were trailing 3-1 after the first leg and were unfortunately dumped out of the Europa League, losing 8-3 on aggregate.

PO | UEFA Europa League

The New Saints 2 vs 5 CSKA Sofia

TNS were knocked out of the Europa League despite a battling second-leg Europa League play-off draw for The New Saints against CSKA Sofia.

Goals from Matty Williams and Steve Evans ensured a draw but the Bulgarians were leading 3-0 from the first leg and progressed 5-2 on aggregate.

Belgian International Romelu Lukaku struck twice for RSC Anderlecht during a 3-0 victory to end any hope of The New Saints progressing further in the Champions League.

A 3-1 home defeat in the first leg meant that it would be a difficult away tie in Brussels and after a brave display, TNS were knocked out 6-1 on aggregate.

The New Saints of Oswestry Town advanced to a glamour third-qualifying round Champions League tie with Anderlecht after a historic 4-0 win over Bohemians at Park Hall Stadium.

The Irish champions arrived in Oswestry with a 1-0 advantage from the first leg in Dublin, but were blitzed in the first half by the Welsh Premier kings.

Craig Jones, Matty Williams and Chris Sharp all struck inside 20 minutes.

Williams’ second on 73 minutes ensured the Saints advanced in Europe for the first time in 12 attempts.

1Q | UEFA Europa League

The New Saints 2 vs 4 Fram Reykjavik

The New Saints were knocked out of Europe after a 4-2 aggregate defeat against Fram Reykjavik.

TNS took an early lead in both games but went on to lose both ties by 2-1 and were eliminated in the Europa League first qualifying round.

1Q | UEFA Cup

The New Saints 0 vs 2 FK Sūduva

A late goal in both legs proved the undoing of TNS as they lost to Lithuanians FK Suduva 2-0 on aggregate.

1Q | UEFA Champions League

The New Saints 4 vs 4(a) FK Ventspils

The New Saints’ Champions League dreams were ended by the away-goal rule after a narrow defeat in Latvia.

Leading 3-2 from the first leg in Newtown, TNS saw Ventspils’ Jean Paul Ndeki power in a header from a corner from the left after 20 minutes.

The lead was then doubled by a Denis Kacanov header from a corner after the break.

Martyn Naylor pulled back a last-minute free kick to level the aggregate scores, but Ventspils advanced and TNS were out of Europe.

1Q | UEFA Champions League

The New Saints 0 vs 2 MYPA

TNS were knocked out of the Champions League at the first qualifying after a successive 1-0 defeats against Finnish Champions MyPa.

1Q | UEFA Champions League

The New Saints 0 vs 6 Liverpool

Steven Gerrard scored a hat-trick as the Anfield club began the defence of their Champions League crown with a win over TNS in the first leg before another special performance from Gerrard in the second leg knocked TNS out of Europe.

The second leg was again decided by Gerrard who scored twice inside a minute late on as Liverpool progressed into the Champions League second qualifying round.

1Q | UEFA Cup

The New Saints 1 vs 4 Östers IF

TNS conceded two late goals in Uefa Cup first qualifying round tie against Oserts IF in Sweden after frustrating their opponents for much of the contest and then lost the home leg 2-1 to eventually lose 4-1 on aggregate.


The New Saints 0 vs 7 Manchester City

Manchester City beat TNS 7-0 on aggregate after a 5-0 victory at the City of Manchester Stadium in the first leg of the Uefa Cup qualifying tie.

Goals from Trevor Sinclair, Shaun Wright-Phillips, Sun Jihai, David Sommeil and Nicolas Anelka ensured a 5-0 win for City before a 2-0 victory against The Saints at the Millennium Stadium.


The New Saints 2 vs 12 Amica Wronki

TNS’ European campaign was ended by Polish outfit Amica Wronki as the Welsh side slumped to a 7-2 defeat at the Recreation Ground, Llansantffraid.

TNS took a shock lead twice in the second leg but went on to lose 12-2 on aggregate.


The New Saints 0 vs 6 Polonia Warsaw

TNS lost 6-0 on aggregate to Polish Champions Polonia Warsaw.

A 4-0 defeat in the first leg in Poland was followed by a 2-0 loss at home in the second leg.

1Q | UEFA Champions League

The New Saints 2 vs 6 FC Levadia Tallinn

The New Saints were knocked out of Europe by FC Levadia Tallinn after defeats in both legs.

The Saints drew 2-2 at home but lost 4-0 in the away leg and lost 6-0 on aggregate.

QR | UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup

The New Saints 1 vs 6 Ruch Chorzów

The New Saints’ first ever European tie ended in defeat after a 6-1 aggregate loss to Polish outfit Ruch Chorzow.

A 1-1 home draw was followed by a 5-0 away defeat in Poland.