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23/04/2013 09:24 , Editorial team
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Today at Old Trafford

10:58 I'm heading to the manager's afore-mentioned press conference shortly and I must admit, I'm looking forward to it. I wonder if the assembled journalists and camera crews will form a guard of honour, given this is Sir Alex's first Friday briefing since United won the league? A polite round of applause as he enters the media room, in the Academy building, is perhaps more plausible. (AB)

09:00 Sir Alex's press conference usually takes place early on Friday morning. Today, however, it's scheduled for a 12:00 BST start. We'll have all the updates here in the blog as soon as it concludes. (NC)

Thursday 25 April

17:20 On this day in 1908, United ended the first title-winning season in the club's history with a 2-1 victory against Preston North End at Bank Street. Intriguingly, the Charity Shield clash with QPR at Stamford Bridge was played a mere two days later. After a 1-1 draw, the replay wasn't played until August. (AM)

16:31 Ben and I attended the launch of United’s new Japanese social gaming partner gloops earlier. Shinji Kagawa, Michael Carrick and Chris Smalling attended; the latter had this to say about Monday's title triumph: "It was a great feeling: after the first half it all tied up nicely. We all celebrated that night and you can see from the photos in the changing rooms how much it meant to us, especially after what happened last season." (JT)

13:40 We've had a few queries about winners' medals and who qualifies for them. Rule C.10 of the competition, states: "The League champions shall further receive 30 commemorative medals to be

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