Titus Bramble’s 08/09 Stats Were ‘Better’ Than Both Van Dijk And Vidic
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Titus Bramble’s 08/09 Stats Were ‘Better’ Than Both Van Dijk And Vidic

The debate between Nemanja Vidic of 2008/09 and Virgil van Dijk of 2018/19 is a waste of time as we present you with the figures of Titus Bramble in 2008/09.

Liverpool’s Van Dijk enjoyed a superb season this past campaign as he won the PFA Players’ Player of the Year. His commanding performances at the back has led people comparing him to Vidic, who was impregnable for Manchester United in the 2008/09 season.

However, if we’re judging these men on statistics then Bramble needs a mention.

Image: PA

Image: PA

The former Ipswich Town, Newcastle United and Sunderland defender had the best season of his Premier League career at Wigan Athletic.

Here’s how his numbers from the 2008/09 campaign compares to both Vidic and Van Dijk:

Image: Premier League

Image: Premier League

Sure, Bramble didn’t keep as many clean sheets as Vidic and Van Dijk, but he produced more interceptions, tackles and clearances than his defensive counterparts.

He also had more headed clearances and blocks than Vidic and Van Dijk.

Put some respect on Titus Bramble’s name. The streets will never forget.

Nasir Jabbar

Nasir Jabbar is a journalist at SPORTbible. He graduated from Bath Spa University with a BA in Media Communications. He’s a combat sport aficionado, and has contributed to MMA websites AddictedMMA and CagePotato. Nasir has covered some of the biggest fights, while interviewing the likes of Conor McGregor, Michael Bisping and Anthony Joshua. He’s also an avid Bristol City fan.

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