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06/11/2012 14:00 , Steve Bartram in Braga
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Today in Braga

about to do his usual pre-match interview with MUTV and I'll be sitting in on the chat as well. I'll report back soon.

Tuesday 6 November

22:42 So that's me for the evening. Plenty more tomorrow including an interview with Portuguese football guru Tom Kundert and a background piece on the magnificent Estadio AXA. I'll also resume my hunt for fans (ideally leaving the hotel this time) and bring you other snippets of information as the day unfolds. Until then, thanks for reading.

22:39 I'll have to peddle second-hand information here, as I never made it out of the hotel, but apparently there are plenty of Reds congregating in an Irish pub in the main town square. My source in their midst claims 'lots of singing, great atmosphere'. Good for him.

21:45 I'm hoping to have a look around and see if I stumble across any travelling United fans. By the by, that's a handy little segway into our fan guide to Braga, kindly provided by Karl Donnelly (originally of Dublin but a resident of Braga for the last decade). I'll briefly check back in later on.

21:34 In other news, Sir Alex admitted that he is well aware of the threat posed by Braga, but is still going for a decisive victory. He also spoke of his respect for Portuguese opposition.

20:50 The boss flat-batted all talk of his 26th anniversary as United manager, telling the press: "It’s difficult to keep going on about these things. It's not a big issue for me but I just have to carry on doing my job. There’s no point eulogising about it or regretting anything. Looking back’s

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