Updated: Wednesday, 17th September 2014 @ 5:58pm

Manchester United Reserves crowned Premier League champions, despite four games left to play

Manchester United Reserves crowned Premier League champions, despite four games left to play

By Dean Wilkins

Manchester United Reserves were crowned champions of the Barclays Premier Reserve League North league yesterday, with four games left to play.

The team made a remarkable comeback to beat Newcastle 6-3 away and extend their lead over second placed Liverpool to clinch the title.

Warren Joyce’s side will play southern champions Aston Villa in a play-off match to decide the national champions.

The United youngsters had a successful campaign, yielding 14 wins from 18 games and saw five of their key players break into the United first-team.

Debuts were made for Will and Michael Keane, Ezekiel Fryers, Paul Pogba and Larnell Cole.

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