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Wingate & Finchley’s under-23s look to secure Bostik Development North title at Haringey Borough

PUBLISHED: 14:00 12 March 2018

Wingate & Finchley under-23 manager Dean Barker (pic: Martin Addison/Wingate & Finchley FC).

Wingate & Finchley under-23 manager Dean Barker (pic: Martin Addison/Wingate & Finchley FC).

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Dean Barker’s young team need just one point from their final three fixtures to become champions

Wingate & Finchley’s under-23s only need a point from their remaining three games to secure title success in the Bostik Development North and they will hope to do it this evening.

Dean Barker’s side have had a sensational campaign to date, winning 12 of their 15 league fixtures to sit in first place with 38 points to their name.

Brentwood are the only side who can catch them, but they would need to win their last seven games and hope Blues fail to pick up another point.

Even then, Barker’s team have a goal difference of +38, so it seems certain they will be champions, but they can do it tonight when they visit Haringey Borough.

The previous encounter between the two sides back on January 31 ended 3-2 to the Maurice Rebak Stadium side and they know a draw will be enough to clinch silverware.

After a stunning season so far, with several players from the under-23s stepping up to play for the Wingate first-team, the Blues will aim to finish the job on Monday night (7.45pm kick-off).

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