managers lit up a chilly December clash at Upton Park just before the turn of the Millennium. The Reds were three goals up and coasting inside 20 minutes but the Hammers hit back until Dwight Yorke's second strike from close range killed the game.
Fools' Day gold: United 7 West Ham 1, 2000
Coming to Old Trafford on 1 April at the height of United's domestic dominance, West Ham made the mistake of taking an early lead. By half-time, the Reds were two goals clear and Paul Scholes went on to rack up his first hat-trick for the club.
Saints sunk: Southampton 1 United 2, 2005
Relegation-haunted Southampton hosted United on the final day of the season and, even though Sir Alex had an FA Cup final date with Arsenal to consider, Redknapp could not count on an old pals' act. John O'Shea's early own-goal sent the home support into a frenzy but Darren Fletcher and Ruud van Nistelrooy's headers condemned the hosts to the drop.
Smash and grab: United 0 Portsmouth 1, 2008
The only blemish on the Reds' Double-winning season was an FA Cup quarter-final exit to Pompey as the South Coast side snatched victory with virtually their only attack of the game. Tomasz Kuszczak was dismissed for bringing down Milan Baros and Sulley Muntari despatched the penalty past stand-in keeper Rio Ferdinand.
P4 W2 D1 L1 GF5 GA3
West Ham (1994-2001):
P15 W9 D4 L1 GF32 GA14
P4 W2 D0 L2 GF7 GA4
P3 W3 D0 L0 GF9 GA1
P9 W6* D2 L2 GF13 GA6
P11 W9 D2 L0 GF23 GA6
P46 W31* D9 L6 GF86 GA32
*includes victories on penalties.