Darlington 0 – Leeds 1 (League Cup, August 10, 2009) After Bradley Johnson had struck a 20-yard drive against the crossbar, Nigerian striker Enoch Showunmi toe-poked home a Robert Snodgrass cross just before the hour mark to send Leeds to victory.
Coventry 2 – Ipswich 1 (Championship, August 9, 2009) Clinton Morrison scored two superb first half goals as Coventry, the striker turned and chipped the ball over the keeper from the edge of the area for the opener and then directed in a fine diving header. Jonathan Walters finished clinically after being played in to reduce the deficit before the half hour but the Tractor Boys failed to find an equaliser.
West Brom 1 – Newcastle 1 (Championship, August 9, 2009) Shelton Martis put the Baggies ahead on 39 minutes before Damien Duff equalised, and the Baggies were denied a late winner when Jonas Olsson’s header was ruled out for offside.
QPR 1 – Blackpool 1 (Championship, August 9, 2009) Ben Burgess’ 37th minute left-footed strike from 12 yards looked to have given them victory but Peter Ramage snatched a deserved share of the spoils four minutes from time.
Southampton 1 – Millwall 1 (League One, August 9, 2009) Nadjim Abdou’s 65th minute header cancelled out Matt Paterson’s opener, seconds after Alan Dunne had fluffed a chance to equalise from the penalty spot.
Norwich 1 – Colchester 7 (League One, August 9, 2009)
Hull 0 – Aberdeen 1 (Friendly, August 9, 2009) Lee Miller’s strike late in the first half was enough for for the Dons in Dean Windass’ benefit match at the KC Stadium.
Internacional 3 – Sport Recife 0 (Campeonato Brasileiro, August 10, 2009) Internacional opened in the 43rd minute through Guiliano. In the 51st minute Internacional doubled their advantage through a super Sandro volley, and the hosts closed out the match with a third as D’Alessandro’s tame shot trickled into the net.
Houston Dynamo 3 – Chicago Fire 2 (MLS, August 9, 2009) Houston took a 2-nil lead in the first half on goals by Kei Kamara and Ricardo Clark. The Fire rallied after the break with goals from Chris Rolfe and Peter Lowry in the first three minutes of the half, only for a late Stuart Holden penalty to give Houston the points.