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Last Updated: Wednesday, 15 November 2006, 17:36 GMT
International photos

England manager Steve McClaren

Holland 1-1 England: Visiting boss Steve McClaren is without several key players for the friendly at the Amsterdam ArenA

Holland's Arjen Robben fends off England defender Rio Ferdinand

Chelsea's Arjen Robben is proving troublesome to the English defence and tests keeper Paul Robinson with a stinging drive

England midfielder Steven Gerrard (left) goes past Holland's Denny Landzaat

England miss chances of their own with Steven Gerrard, Frank Lampard and Wayne Rooney all going close

England striker Wayne Rooney (right) scores past Holland keeper Henk Timmer

But Rooney finally breaks the deadlock, nudging Joe Cole's inch-perfect left-wing cross past Dutch keeper Henk Timmer

(l-r) Andy Johnson, Steven Gerrard, Wayne Rooney and Michael Carrick celebrate Rooney's goal

It is the Manchester United striker's first England goal in just over a year and it gives the visitors a half-time lead

England manager Steve McClaren shouts instructions to his players

The second-half begins at a pedestrian pace with England content to sit back and repel infrequent Dutch attacks

England right-back Micah Richards tackles Arjen Robben

Debutant Micah Richards is one positive for England - the right-back has a superb game marshalling Robben

England players litter the penalty area after Rafael van der Vaart (not pictured) scores for Holland

But with time running out, a defensive lapse in concentration allows Rafael van der Vaart to level from eight yards

Andy Reid (right) celebrates after his free-kick is deflected in by San Marino's Davide Simoncini

Rep of Ire 5-0 San Marino: Andy Reid's free-kick is deflected in by Davide Simoncini and Kevin Doyle's header makes it 2-0

Robbie Keane celebrates scoring for the Republic of Ireland

A Robbie Keane hat-trick completes a fitting rout as Lansdowne Road hosts its final game before redevelopment


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