FOOTBALL: FERGUSON'S NINE YEARS OF GLORY

1990: FA Cup winners - Lee Martin scores the only goal as United beat Crystal Palace 1-0 in the replay at Wembley after a 3-3 draw to launch Alex Ferguson's golden era.

1991: European Cup-Winners' Cup winners - Mark Hughes scores twice against his old club Barcelona as United win 2-1 in Rotterdam.

1992: League Cup winners - Brian McClair scores in the 1-0 victory against Nottingham Forest to win the trophy for the only time in the club's history.

1993: Premier League champions - Ferguson finally ends United's 26-year wait to be crowned champions as they romp home 10 points clear of Aston Villa.

1994: Double winners - United retain the title by an eight-point margin from

Blackburn, while Eric Cantona scores two penalties in their 4-0 FA Cup final defeat of Chelsea.

1996: Double winners - United overhaul runaway leaders Newcastle to seal the title on the final day of the season, while Cantona grabs a late winner in their 1-0 FA Cup final triumph over Liverpool.

1997: Premier League winners - United keep their nerve to retain their title by a seven-point margin from Newcastle, Arsenal and Liverpool.

1999: Premier League winners - United relieve Arsenal of the title on the final day of the season to complete the first leg of a potential treble, with the FA Cup and European Champions Cup finals to follow.

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