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

Recent Manchester United Articles

EFL Cup Final - United v Southampton Team-Sheets

Wembley stages the first of the major domestic cup finals this afternoon, the EFL Cup Final.

Rooney - Was It All About England?

A lot, in the past seven days, has been written in relation to Wayne Rooney and a possible move to the Chinese Super League.

Southampton`s response to Mkhitaryan Injured News

A positive?

Ibrahimovic Wants Champions League Football to Stay

A lot has been written, recently, with regards to the future of our Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

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)

EFL Cup Final - Southampton v Manchester United?
Suggested By: Red Boy
Southampton to Win!19%
Manchester United to Win!81%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 26 20 3 3 63 36
2 Man City 25 16 4 5 52 22
3 Spurs 25 14 8 3 50 28
4 Arsenal 25 15 5 5 50 26
5 Liverpool 25 14 7 4 49 24
6 Man Utd 25 13 9 3 48 17
7 Everton 26 12 8 6 44 15
8 WBA 26 11 7 8 40 4
9 West Ham 26 9 6 11 33 -9
10 Stoke 25 8 8 9 32 -6
11 Burnley 26 9 4 13 31 -9
12 Watford 26 8 7 11 31 -13
13 Southampton 25 8 6 11 30 -3
14 AFC Bournemouth 26 7 5 14 26 -15
15 Swansea 26 7 3 16 24 -25
16 Middlesbrough 26 4 10 12 22 -9
17 Crystal Palace 26 6 4 16 22 -13
18 Leicester City 25 5 6 14 21 -19
19 Hull City 26 5 6 15 21 -27
20 Sunderland 26 5 4 17 19 -24
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Manchester United Results (view all)

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Feb 26 2017 2:15PM : Manchester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 26 2017 4:30PM : Southampton (H)
Capital One Cup
Mar 4 2017 12:30PM : AFC Bournemouth (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 12 2017 1:30PM : Southampton (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 19 2017 12:00PM : Middlesbrough (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : West Bromwich Albion (H)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.ForeverUnited1
2.Arthur Frog1
The Vital Football Members League