Scots sneak past Luxembourg

FOOTBALL: Blackburn striker Jordan Rhodes scored twice as Scotland only narrowly beat Luxembourg 2-1 in last night’s friendly. Northern Ireland needed a last-minute equaliser from David Healy to snatch a 1-1 draw at home to Azerbaijan in their 2014 World Cup qualifier. Pressure increased on Republic of Ireland boss Giovanni Trapattoni as they lost 1-0 at home to Greece in a friendly.