Football: The Yanks are coming

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The Independent Online
Terry Venables may soon have the chance to erase one of the worst memories of Graham Taylor's ill-fated reign - England's 2-0 humiliation by the USA in Foxboro last summer. Bora Milutinovic's side are pencilled in for a Wembley visit on 17 September, replacing a planned friendly against Switzerland. One American World Cup star who certainly appears on his way to England is the flame-haired one-time hippy centre-back Alexi Lalas, poised for a move to Newcastle.