sport news Manchester United treble winners voted ahead of Arsenal Invincibles as best ... trends now

sport news Manchester United treble winners voted ahead of Arsenal Invincibles as best ... trends now
sport news Manchester United treble winners voted ahead of Arsenal Invincibles as best ... trends now

sport news Manchester United treble winners voted ahead of Arsenal Invincibles as best ... trends now

Manchester United's 1998-99 treble-winning side have seen off competition from Arsenal's Invincibles as they were voted the greatest team of the Premier League era. 

The Manchester City side who claimed a record tally of 100 points in the 2017-18 campaign came third, while the Invincibles side shared second place with Liverpool's 2019-20 title-winning team. 

The results come from a survey conducted by Betfair in collaboration with YouGov, with over 1,000 football fans answering a series of questions ahead of the 30th Premier League season, which kicks off on Friday. 

Manchester United's 1999 side have been voted the best team of the Premier League era

Manchester United's 1999 side have been voted the best team of the Premier League era 

Arsenal's 2003/04 Invincibles side came joint-second

They were joined by Liverpool's 2019-20 title-winning side

They saw off competition from Arsenal's Invincibles (left) side and Liverpool's 2019-20 title-winning team (right)

Greatest teams in the Premier League era 

1) Manchester United 1998-99: 19%

2) Arsenal 2003-04: 15%

2) Liverpool 2019-20: 15%

3) Manchester City 2017-18: 9%

4) Manchester United 2008-09: 8%

5) Leicester 2016-17: 7%

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United, guided by Sir Alex Ferguson, were the dominant force in England in the 90s following the introduction of the Premier League in 1992, winning five of seven campaigns before the millennium came to a close. 

The Red Devils would go on to win an astonishing 13 Premier League titles over Ferguson's 26-year period in charge of the Manchester club, but it was his 1998-99 side that will live long in the memory of fans of top-flight English football. 

With their squad littered with world class talent, including the likes of Peter Schmeichel, Roy Keane, David Beckham and Andy Cole, United won the Premier League, FA Cup and Champions League within a remarkable 11-day period. 

First came the Premier League, which United sealed in the most dramatic

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