Vidic v Rio v EVDS v Evans – who was the best for Manchester United this season?

After a record-equaling 18th league title and a season which saw several domestic and European records tumble, Manchester United have further cemented their place in history as the most successful football team in England in the last two decades.

Indeed, 11 league titles in 17 seasons in the top-rated league in Europe is no laughing matter.

So as we catch our breath between seasons (and before the transfer window opens in July and all hell breaks lose), let’s take a look back at a quite incredible season and evaluate the area of the field where United stood head and shoulders above the rest of England (and indeed, Europe, barring those nights against Liverpool and Barcelona): their record-breaking defence.

Read the rest at Manchester United 08-09 Season Review Part 3 – The Defence