England 1, Ireland 1

Frank Lampard, England salvage draw

May 30, 2013
By ESPN.com news services
England departed for Brazil with a whimper as it was held to a disappointing 1-1 draw against the Republic of Ireland on Wednesday night at Wembley Stadium.

Having slipped further behind Montenegro in its World Cup qualifying campaign two months ago, this friendly was a perfect chance for Roy Hodgson's men to end their home calendar with a victory.

But England could not deliver. Shane Long had two men marking him in Glen Johnson and Phil Jagielka, but neither of them could prevent ...

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