Blyth Spartans set up Blackburn clash in the FA Cup; Peter Reid’s Thailand keep up their 100% record in the Suzuki Cup

Blyth Spartans 1 – Bournemouth 0 (FA Cup, December 16, 2008) Non-league Blyth Spartans set up a giant-killing date with managerless Blackburn after beating League Two side Bournemouth in their FA Cup second round reply, 18-years-old Ged Dalton headed the only goal of the game in the 89th minute to send the home crowd bananas.

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Indonesia 0 – Thailand 1 (East Asian Championship, December 16, 2008) Peter Reid’s superb start to his reign as Thailand boss continued in the semi-final first-leg, as he saw his side hold on to a sixth minute lead after Teerasil Dangda looped a beautiful header into the top corner.

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Kaiserslautern 2 – Freiburg 0 (Bundesliga II, December 15, 2008) Second half goals from Amedick and Jendrisek settled the match.