Season Information: The Manchester United 1998-2000 season was a successful period for the club, as they won a historic treble of the Premier League, FA Cup, and UEFA Champions League in the 1998-99 season, and then followed it up with another Premier League title in the 1999-2000 season.
Managed by Sir Alex Ferguson, Manchester United had a talented squad during this period, featuring players such as Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, David Beckham, and Roy Keane. The team's success was built on a strong defence, led by captain and centre-back, Jaap Stam.
In the 1998-99 season, Manchester United clinched the Premier League title in dramatic fashion, winning their final game of the season to edge out rivals Arsenal by a single point. They then won the FA Cup, defeating Newcastle United in the final, before completing the treble with a famous 2-1 comeback victory over Bayern Munich in the Champions League final, thanks to goals from Teddy Sheringham and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
The following season, Manchester United successfully defended their Premier League title, finishing a comfortable 18 points ahead of second-placed Arsenal. They also reached the quarter-finals of the Champions League, but were knocked out by eventual winners, Real Madrid.
Off the pitch, Manchester United faced some challenges during this period, including the sale of popular striker, Andy Cole, to Blackburn Rovers, and ongoing disputes between Ferguson and midfielder, Beckham, which eventually led to Beckham's departure from the club in 2003.
Overall, the Manchester United 1998-2000 season was a successful period for the club, as they established themselves as one of the dominant forces in English and European football. The treble-winning season of 1998-99 is remembered as one of the greatest achievements in the history of the sport.