MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United is set to play in the Women’s Super League next season after securing promotion by beating Aston Villa 5-0 on Wednesday.

Casey Stoney’s side is seven points clear at the top of the Women’s Championship with three games to go in its debut campaign.

Millie Turner, Alex Greenwood and Jess Sigsworth scored in the first half before Ella Toone and Charlie Devlin netted after the break.

United’s promotion still has to be ratified by the English Football Association, with the club expected to meet the licensing criteria.


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