Competition: win a copy of The Promised Land

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer 1999

Daniel Harris’ excellent new book The Promised Land: Manchester United’s Historic Treble follows the Reds on a journey through a wonderful season. Combining match reports, insider anecdotes and a supporters’ perspective, Harris awakens not only memories of the campaign’s most dramatic moments, but those long forgotten almost 15 years hence. Premier League victory, an FA Cup final and that last-gasp Champions League win in Barcelona – glorious memories on every page.

Rant has a copy to give away to one lucky reader – and to be in with a chance of winning simply answer this question and post your response below, on Twitter (hastag: #unitedrant) or on Rant’s Facebook page.

Who was United’s top goalscorer in the 1998-1999 season?

More on the book…

The Promised LandIn 1998-99, Manchester United won the Premier League, the FA Cup and Champions League – the only team to accomplish such a feat in fifty-five years of trying. Whether that makes it the finest of all time is open to debate, but what is not is the status of the season: it is, simply and incontrovertibly, the finest ever enjoyed by an English team. And yet it’s not the success that’s truly extraordinary, but the glory. The season featured astounding football, exceptional competition, staggering determination, ceaseless dramatic tension and astonishing plot twists, performed by a cast of fascinating, iconic characters. It encompassed the entire gamut of joy and narrative that makes football, sport and life so compelling. ‘The Promised Land’ relives those breathless moments on a month-by-month basis, delving into the training ground, the dressing room, into the minds of the players, management and coaches, and out onto the pitch with what was a special team, and the last of its type. Comprised of homegrown players with a smattering of northern Europeans, it was the last to truly represent and connect with its support.

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  1. Craig Carroll says:

    Dwight Yorke with 29 goals

  2. Ella Patterson says:

    Dwight Yorke

  3. Dwight Yorke

  4. Pete Duggan says:

    Dwight Yorke. He off the terrible suits.

  5. Lee Jay Lindsay says:

    Dwight Yorke

  6. any idea when the pod is out Ed?

  7. Dwight Yorke #unitedrant

  8. wat a great pic wil never 4get dat.

  9. Dwight Yorke

  10. abhishek aggarwal says:

    Dwight York with 29 goals I think. Btw I am just 15 and a very loyal fan of manchesterunited. I love the club and support it through its highs and lows. #ggmu #inmoyeswetrust #siralex #theatreofdreams.

  11. yorkie

  12. onkar patil says:

    The top scorer was dwight yorke

  13. Suyash Sengar says:

    Dwight Yorke

  14. Dwight Yorke

  15. Dwight Yorke

  16. Dwight Yorke

  17. Dwight Yorke

  18. Dwight Yorke

  19. Yorke scored the most goals, but it was actually Giggsy who pulled the most birds that season. So Giggs top scorer for me.

    #chesthairlove

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