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Top Goalscorer Dwight Yorke (29)
Andy Cole (24)
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (18)
Most Assists David Beckham (23)
Dwight Yorke (23)
Paul Scholes (13)
Facts  
1. Manchester United lost just three matches all season - (Middlesbrough (h), Arsenal (a), Sheffield Wednesday (a)
2. In all three games Manchester United conceded three goals
3. After losing to Middlesbrough on the 19 of December 1998 Manchester United finished the season undefeated in all competitions - a stretch of 33 games!
4. Manchester United scored 80 league goals, 31 European goals and a total of 128 goals in the 1998/1999 season
5. Manchester United conceded a total of 60 goals in all competitions in the 1998/1999 season
6. United scored an average of 2.10 goals per game in the Premiership for the season 1998/1999. They conced an average of 0.97 goals per game in the Premiership for the same season
7. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is believed to have set a record when he came of the bench against Nottingham Forest. It is said that this was the only time a sub has come on in a match to score 4 goals.
8. When Manchester United bought Dwight Yorke for 12.6 million they smashed their transfer record for a player. The previous record was set at 10.75 million for Jaap Stam just a month earlier.
9. The 10.75 million paid for Jaap Stam is the world record transfer fee paid for a defender.
10. On the night of 26 of May 1999, when Manchester United played Bayern Munich in the European Cup Final, Matt Busby would have celebrated his 90 birthday if he was alive.


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