Reading batter Watford in the Championship

Reading 4 – Watford 0 (Championship, January 9, 2008) Chris Armstrong scored his first goal for the club to give the Royals a deserved lead at the break. Noel Hunt and Kevin Doyle then helped themselves to goals midway through the second period before Leroy Lita grabbed a late fourth as Watford capitulated thanks to some wretched defending.

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Antalyaspor 0 – Nurnberg 2 (Anatalya Cup, January 9, 2008) Second half goals from Pagenburg and Gygax earned the Bundesliga side the win.

Heerenveen 1 – Trabzonspor 0 (Anatalya Cup, January 9, 2008) Gerald Sibon struck the winner 15 minutes from time.

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Montpellier 1 – Tours 1 (Ligue 2, January 9, 2008)

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Adelaide United 2 – Newcastle Jets 0 (A-League, January 9, 2008) Fabian Barbiero netted his first A-League goal midway through the first half before setting up Lucas Pantelis for the clincher in the 74th minute to send United back to the top of the A-League.

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China 1 – Iran 3 (International friendly, January 9, 2008) Arash Borhani opened the scoring for Iran after 20 minutes, with Karim Bagheri doubling Iran’s advantage seven minutes later. Maziar Zareh added a third from the spot for the visitors.