This Manchester United shirt will remind you of the greatest FA Cup match v Arsenal

There are certain football shirts that evoke memories of not only football players but also key moments in big matches and the 1999 Manchester United shirt is one of them. We took to Instagram to find out who it remind you of.

What is it?

1997-99 Manchester United away shirt. It was white with black stripe across it and the infamous Sharp View Cam sponsor.

Who made it?

Umbro. Coming to their final years with United.

Who wore it?

A whole host of Manchester United legends. Giggs, Scholes, Beckham, Keane.

Who did it remind you of?

There were 3 United legends that led the way in comments on Instagram. David Beckham (@RossKenny), Dwight Yorke (@StrictlySportHistory) and Roy Keane (@zimkus79) but there was only one winner. Ryan Giggs. By far and away the most popular choice.

What moment does it remind you of?

Without doubt there is only one moment that the 1999 United x Umbro shirt will remind you And as mw21_ says;

“Giggs, still Giggs… Ooo what a sensational goal”


The goal was scored in the 1999 FA cup semi final between Manchester United v Arsenal. And back then, they really didn’t like each other. Arsenal were the side trying to prevent United from landing the Premier League and the FA Cup, but Alex Ferguson saw them off them in both competitions.

After Dennis Bergkamp had missed a penalty to put Arsenal ahead, Ryan Giggs weaved his magic.

The Welshman waltzed through Arsenal’s defence, leaving Martin Keown on his arse, and smashed the ball into the roof of the net. It proved enough for 10-man United, who marched on to Wembley and brushed Newcastle aside.

Where can I get it?

You can get the 1999 Manchester United away shirt BNWT in our marketplace. Grab 10% off when you enter GIGGS at checkout.


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