On 26 May 1999 Manchester United won the European Champions Cup
Final in the most dramatic finish the competition had ever seen. In doing so Manchester
United achieved what until then had been called 'the impossible dream' - to win the
English League, the F.A.Cup and the European Cup in the same season: the treble.
Twin themes of sublime skills and victory
against the odds accompanied the climax to the season, and proved so compelling that even
those who were not fans were delighted by the teams final triumph. The fans were
delirious, the Press enthused, and the Queen knighted the Manager. It was an incredible
This is the
season in which Manchester United achieved the treble.