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Prime Video to premiere Manchester United's treble-winning season documentary '99'

Published: Updated: 19:31, 19 Apr 2024
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Amazon's Prime Video is set to air a three-part documentary series titled '99', which celebrates the year Manchester United made football history by winning the Premier League, FA Cup, and UEFA Champions League. The series will premiere on 17 May worldwide.

The Prime Video documentary focuses on the club’s famous treble-winning season in 1999. It was during this year that Manchester United etched their name in football history by achieving an unprecedented feat - winning the Premier League, FA Cup, and UEFA Champions League all in one season. This achievement marked a significant milestone not only for the club but also for English football.

The series promises to reveal untold stories from inside the team during this historic season. It delves into dressing room conflicts, personal struggles of players and coaches alike, and key moments that defined their journey towards making history.

The 1999 campaign was filled with many thrilling twists and turns

One of these pivotal moments came during the final moments of the 1999 UEFA Champions League final when Alex Ferguson’s team scored two goals in stoppage time. This nail-biting finish saw them clinch victory and complete their treble dream - a first in English football history.

25 years after this remarkable achievement, filmmaker Sampson Collins takes viewers behind-the-scenes with access to new revelations and footage from inside the dressing room. According to Prime Video's statement about ‘99’, Collins explores "the excitement, unparalleled determination, and miraculous twists of fate leading up to" Manchester United's historic accomplishment.

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'99' is produced by John Battsek’s Ventureland along with Studio 99 and Buzz16 as associates. The documentary features contributions from Sir Alex Ferguson himself who was at helm as manager during that iconic season along with players and coaches from the 1998/99 Manchester United squad.

The '99' promises to be a must-watch for sports fans and sports betting enthusiasts alike. It offers an exclusive look into one of the most iconic seasons in football history, providing insights that have remained untold until now.

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