Vital Football

Latest Manchester United News

Vida: There's Just Too Much Talk About Stats

Vida: There's Just Too Much Talk About Stats

Scientific preparation has become a part of modern football: people now reckon it's absolutely elementary to create a compilation of penalties taken by the opposing team's players before cup games, to analyze their habits in case the game comes to a shootout.

But United's frontrunner for the Player of the Year award believes that a more simplistic approach to football is often more beneficiary.

'I don't really study statistics of our upcoming opponents,` Nemanja Vidic told Inside United.

'There is too much talk about shots on target and things like that.

'Sometimes it can be about luck, other times we do the job well. The main thing is that we win games and win trophies. Then we can be proud of what we have done at the end of each season.`


So you can bet that Vidic won't spend his days making notes about Bobby Zamora's runs and Zlatan Ibrahimovic's favourite shooting angles. After all, there are coaches and a manager to do this...



For the very latest Premier League odds

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Zae
Date:Friday March 6 2009
Time: 12:30PM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Manchester United Articles

Mourinho Wants Talks With United Defender

In the last week or so we`ve run a couple of article relating to the Manchester United future of our Italian defender, Matteo Darmian.

United Move for Winger Hitting Trouble

The chase to secure the signature of the Croatian winger, Ivan Perisic, has featured on our front page several times.

Was It Really That Long Ago?

My, how time flies!

RIP - Felix Mourinho

We`ve some sad news for you this afternoon.

Archived Vital United Articles

Vital United articles from

Site Journalists

Red Boy
Editor email
Profile
Charlie Bacchus
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

How Do You Rate United's Chances of Winning the EPL Next Season?
Suggested By: Red Boy
Excellent!81%
Good!11%
Average!6%
Poor!2%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Manchester United Results (view all)

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Aug 7 2017 12:00AM : Leicester City (a)
Community Shield

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.ambler7
2.Livingstone4
3.gera2
4.michael95511
5.Baklay371
Write for Vital Football