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Steve Sidelnyk's Football Blog 18th October 2013 : World Cup Edition!

England did it and qualified for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil top of the group and showcasing some fine young talent!

A convincing win over Montenegro after a nervous first half and an even more convincing win over our old bogey team Poland meant that the Four Lions made it without having to go through any complicated mathematical goal difference process or even without Beckham having to score a last minute free-kick : O )
Living in LA and seeing it converted to a sea of blue every time the Los Angeles Dodgers (Los Doyers......see later for explanation) progress to the World Series of Baseball, feeling the expectation and hope of every man, woman, child, dog, cat, etc, is exactly like our seemingly fruitless plight of attending the World Cup or European Championships.
They even have their own Gareth Southgate in Nick Punto who, in the last innings of game 2 in LA, decided to try his Usain Bolt-ness and attempt to sprint to the next base early only to be dismissed by the eagle-eyed pit…

Brits in LA Newsletter October 17th

WEEKLY NEWSLETTER brought to you by If you are new to LA you maybe interested to know that you don’t need an American credit score to buy or lease a car, there is such thing as an International Leasing plan that both Volkswagen, Santa Monica and Audi Pacific offer, that takes into account your credit score back home and proof of some sort of visa to work in the USA. Email Artem or Jordan at Volkswagen, SM or Evan Bolton at Audi Pacific at  to find out how you can get into a car hassle free - these guys have helped countless Brits in LA members already. 
Plus both dealerships have committed to donating $100 per vehicle leased or sold to 


Editor's Letter Hi Everyone!
Thank you all for your lovely birthday wishes! I had a wonderful weekend celebrating several times, kicking off with dinner at Soho House, then on to the Pet Shop Boys on the Saturday and ending up at our monthly Sunday Roast! So very British indeed!
The Pet Shop Boys were fanta…