England 1-1 Ireland

Trapattoni hails Ireland courage

May 31, 2013
By ESPN staff
Ireland boss Giovanni Trapattoni was pleased with his side's fearless attitude as they held England to a 1-1 draw on Wednesday evening.

The visitors went ahead through a Shane Long strike before Frank Lampard levelled matters for the Three Lions.

Trapattoni insists Ireland will grow following the draw against one of their fiercest rivals.

"England are one of the strongest three, four or five countries in the world," said Republic boss Giovanni Trapattoni.

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