Manchester United Women: 5 – 0 win secures Womens Super League promotion

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  • Casey Stoney’s team beat Aston Villa 5-0
  • Promotion to the Womens Super League achieved in club’s first season

Manchester United have earned promotion to the Women’s Super League in their first season after beating Aston Villa 5-0 according to The Guardian.

Goals from Millie Turner, Alex Greenwood (penalty), Jessica Sigsworth, Ella Toone and Charlie Devlin secured their promotion with three games to play – against the bottom three sides.

Aston Villa’s goalkeeper, Sian Rodgers, was sent off at 4-0.

The team have conducted themselves well against WSL opposition, winning four cup meetings and losing three, including a League Cup semi-final against Arsenal and a 3-2 defeat by Reading in extra time of their FA Cup quarter-final.

A win against Crystal Palace on Saturday would confirm the title, giving Stoney extra time to experiment before she looks to strengthen the team in the summer.

Photo: The Guardian

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