Date: 20th March 2008 at 10:03am
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Wednesday right-back Frank Simek could be heading to Wembley this May – not in a cup final, but with the US National squad for their friendly clash against England.

The USA have announced they will face Fabio Capello’s England at the prestigious venue to help both teams prepare for their 2010 World Cup qualifying campaign – with Simek a possible inclusion in Bob Bradley’s squad.

The former Arsenal youngster has already been included in numerous US squad matches but has been out injured for the Owls in recent months, although a return is on the cards after playing in recent reserve matches.

And Simek could well be hoping that his return comes at just the right time with USA will now travelling to Europe for three friendlies with dates scheduled with Poland on 26 March and Spain on 4 June.

‘Our goals is to play against good opponents in environments that really challenge our team,’ US head coach Bob Bradley told the USA website.

‘The quality of the English team makes this a fantastic opportunity for us.’