I was typing thinking you are in Canada, then when I clicked on send, I realized you are in England. Enjoy your trans-atlantic trip. With a family member in California, you will not feel lonesome.
I watched part of MU game's this past weekend. They were lucky not to lose by several goals. I don't remember the opponent team's name. They had several one-one chances which they missed.
Another thing that you will find strange at least for a year is the way Americans talk or write. You will need time to adjust... Iranians are used to adjusting given our history. Take care.