Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Becks Back to Mark 20 Years of the Reds' Treble

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Becks Back to Mark 20 Years of the Reds' Treble

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DAVID Beckham will return to United for the Treble Reunion match being held at Old Trafford.

May 26 marks 20 years since Sir Alex Ferguson's side completed a historic treble by clinching the Champions League in dramatic fashion with an injury-time winner from United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

To mark the anniversary the club is hosting a charity match against their opponents in 1999, Bayern Munich, on the exact day of the 20-year anniversary. Ferguson will be back in the dugout to manage the side.

Jaap Stam, the Neville brothers, Denis Irwin and Peter Schmeichel have already been announced and Beckham will be joining them for the celebrations.

"I'm so excited to be going back to Old Trafford in May, 1999 was such a massive year for us so recreating that moment is going to be really special," Beckham said. …

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