The goalkeeper and Jermain Defoe represented Spurs in the England line-up as goals from Frank Lampard and captain David Beckham sealed a comfortable 2-0 win, with Ledley King making a late substitute appearance at left-back.
Wales were forced into a late reshuffle when Andy Melville was injured during the warm-up. The setback forced Simon into an unfamiliar right-back role, denying the Welsh midfield his obvious quality and energy.
In Paris, Robbie played his part as the Republic comfortably held the former world champions to a goalless draw on their own patch. It was a game of very few chances and our man had little opportunity to score the goal to break his and Niall Quinn's joint goalscoring record for the national team.
He has a good chance to do this on Wednesday when Brian Kerr's side tackle the Faroe Islands in Dublin, while England head to Azerbaijan.
Paul Robinson kept a clean sheet as England overcame Wales - including Simon Davies - at Old Trafford, while Robbie Keane's Republic of Ireland secured a point against France.