Vital Football

Latest Manchester United News

United - Back to Basics?

United - Back to Basics?

To keep a clean sheet, on our travels in Valencia, was something that we`ve not experienced in recent weeks.

Now whether that can be attributed to the presence of Rio Ferdinand or not is something we could debate for quite a while.

But Rio, after returning to the side, had plenty to say to the tabloid press on the subject, commenting,

"This result is definitely a confidence boost."

"It has been well documented we have let points slip in recent games and you do get nervous when you`re on a run like that. But against Valencia I thought we dealt with it as a team."

"The platform for any successful team is to defend well and keep clean sheets."

"I never put it down to just a couple of players or a unit of four or five players. It is about the whole team working hard and doing their jobs. If the forwards are not working as the first line of defence, it makes it that much harder."

"So it is down to the players to communicate all the way through the team and try to apply what the manager wants us to do."


Basically, in summing it up, Rio could quite easily have said that defence starts from the front back, something that all great teams are perfectly aware of.

So was it back to basics on Wednesday night?

Join The Vital Debate

Vital Man United on: facebook

Vital Man United on: twitter



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

Writer:Red Boy
Date:Friday October 1 2010
Time: 4:07PM

Login to post a comment

Best of International Football News

Recent Manchester United Articles

Your MOTM v Huddersfield (FA Cup) Was?

On Wednesday, Manchester United are back in action in the Champions League, when they travel to Spain to face Sevilla, in the first leg of a two-leg tie.

PSG Do Not Want United Defender

Yesterday, like many other informative sources, we went along with the inference that Marcos Rojo was a wanted man.

United Identify Main Midfield Target this Summer

And it is a familiar name.

United Defender Linked with Summer Move

But would you sell him?

Manchester United Archived Articles

Vital United articles from

Site Journalists

Red Boy
Editor email
Profile
Charlie Bacchus
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Champions League - Sevilla v United?
Suggested By: Red Boy
Sevilla to Win!0%
United to Win!80%
A Draw!20%
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

Write for Vital Football