Football, Bloody Hell

The Story of Manchester United's 98/99 Treble Winning Season

By the summer of 1998, Alex Ferguson had firmly established himself as one of English football's most successful managers. His trophy haul included four Premier League titles, a single League Cup, and three FA Cup victories. However, he entered season 98/99 with a bloodied nose, delivered from his newest adversary, Arsene Wenger, who had taken Arsenal to the league title the year prior. Perhaps for the first time in his United career, Ferguson had met a managerial match in Wenger. In this series, we follow the tactical evolution of arguably Ferguson's most successful Manchester United side, all while following their progress through each domestic and European competition.

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