Harry Maguire, Sir Alex Ferguson & Man Utd legends flock to sold out Old Trafford to watch Under-18s in Youth Cup final

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HARRY MAGUIRE and Sir Alex Ferguson were among a number of famous faces in the crowd at Old Trafford to watch Manchester United Under-18s in the final of the FA Youth Cup.

Fergie and Red Devils captain Maguire were joined in the stands by club legends Bryan Robson and Ryan Giggs.

Harry Maguire and Phil Jones sat next to each other at Old Trafford, with Bryan Robson behind themRex
The Red Devils skipper was part of a sell-out crowd to watch the Youth Cup finalGetty
Sir Alex Ferguson and Sam Allardyce were in the buildingRex

Robson sat behind Maguire, who was alongside team-mate Phil Jones.

But the trio weren’t the only famous faces there to watch Travis Binnion’s youngsters in action.

A host of United icons were in the building to cheer on the U18s in their bid to lift the Youth Cup.

Ferguson sat alongside ex-England boss Sam Allardyce, while Class of 92 members Giggs and Nicky Butt were in the directors’ box.

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Over 70,000 fans packed into Old Trafford to watch the next generation of United stars in action against Nottingham Forest.

The attendance comfortably tops the previous highest attendance for a Youth Cup tie.

That being a crowd of 38,187 at the first leg of United’s semi-final with Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium in 2017.

Skipper Reece Bennett put United in front just 13 minutes into the final, crashing home a Maguire-esque header from a free-kick.


Josh Powell then levelled things up for Forest on the stroke of half-time.

The group are looking to emulate the famous Class of 92 that included David BeckhamPaul Scholes, Giggs and the Nevilles.

United won the trophy again in 2011 with a team that boasted both Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard.

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