By Ollie Irish
Photos: Owen Humphreys / PA
(Great pics, Owen, by the way)
The main thing for England was to survive this run-out without picking up any fresh injuries. In that respect, it was a successful training exercise, even if there was a bit too much huff ‘n’ puff (England’s work rate was very good), and not enough inspiration.
England scored through Jermain Defoe, Joe Cole (the only Englishman