The 1998–1999 Manchester United treble-winning team defeated the Invincibles of Arsenal to earn the title of greatest Premier League team of all time.
Third place went to the Manchester City squad that set a record with 100 points in the 2017–18 season, while the Invincibles squad tied for second with Liverpool’s 2019–20 champions.
Over 1,000 football fans participated in the study, which was done by Betfair in partnership with YouGov, ahead of the start of the 30th Premier League season on Friday.
Greatest Teams In The Premier League Era
- 1) Manchester United 1998-99: 19%
- 2) Arsenal 2003-04: 15%
- = Liverpool 2019-20: 15%
- 3) Manchester City 2017-18: 9%
- 4) Manchester United 2008-09: 8%
- 5) Leicester 2016-17: 7%
Following the inception of the Premier League in 1992, United were the dominant force in England in the 1990s, winning five of seven campaigns before the millennium ended.
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Ferguson’s Manchester United would go on to win an incredible 13 Premier League titles during his 26-year tenure as manager, but it was his 1998-99 team that will live long in the memory of top-flight English football fans.
United won the Premier League, FA Cup, and Champions League in 11 days, thanks to a squad brimming with world-class talent such as Peter Schmeichel, Roy Keane, David Beckham, and Andy Cole.
The 1998-99 Red Devils won the recent poll with 19% of the vote, with Arsene Wenger’s 2003-04 Invincibles – who went unbeaten while amassing 90 points – and Liverpool’s 2019-20 title-winning side tied for second with 15%.
Meanwhile, despite having the most points (100), away points (50), away wins (16), goals scored (106), goal difference (79), and consecutive wins (19) in a single season, Pep Guardiola’s stunning 2017-18 side received only 9% of the votes.
Source: Daily Mail