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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