13 Oct 2012

Wins for England and Wales in World Cup qualifying

11:52 am on 13 October 2012

England has eased past San Marino 5-0 in their football World Cup qualifier at London's Wembley Stadium.

Fill-in captain Wayne Rooney and his Manchester United team-mate Danny Welbeck scored twice.

Spurs' Welsh ace Gareth Bale also nabbed a double to snatch a 2-1 victory for Wales over Scotland in the rain at Cardiff.

In other World Cup qualifying results, Germany's thrashed the Republic of Ireland 6-1.

Spain thumped Belarus 4-0 away and Russia edged visiting Portugal 1-0.