Date:Sunday December 10 2006
Colin Calderwood was full of praise for his Nottingham Forest side's performance after they saw off Crewe 4-1 thanks to a first-half Nathan Tyson hat-trick.
Forest had gone three games without victory but Grant Holt's opener and Tyson's triple had the points sewn up by half-time, despite Gary Roberts' penalty.
Calderwood said: 'I wanted them to go and show their ability that I see from Monday to Friday on the training ground. And boy they did.
'It was a heartwarming display. I loved the way we played. It was pleasing to watch as I have seen from any team for a long long time - even when we go scouting.
'Christian Gross, when he was in charge of Tottenham, used to go on about hitting a sixth gear and we used to scratch our head and wonder what he was on about but I think we found something towards our top level.
'We've been cautious with Nathan. He was fresh after not really playing much in the week and we can see him getting back to the level of fitness he needs to be playing.'
Crewe boss Dario Gradi admitted the result had not flattered his side's illustrious opponents.
'I'm not going to commit suicide,' he said. 'At the end of the day they are a club that has won the European Cup, we've won the Cheshire Senior Cup.
'It was a fair scoreline. We were beaten by the better team. I don't know if they took their foot of the gas in the second half or if we played better but there wasn't as much pressure on us.
'Forest were very good. Their front three were very dangerous and they had a lot of possession. I couldn't see how we could play any differently.'
Nottingham Evening Post
Billy's Not The Messiah (he`s a very naughty boy)! (Tuesday March 4 2014)
Forest v Wigan: Match Report From Kid's Corner (Sunday March 2 2014)
Stats: Nottingham Forest v Wigan Athletic (Sunday March 2 2014)
Nottingham Forest v Wigan Match Preview (Saturday March 1 2014)
Tudgay Checks Out (Tuesday February 25 2014)
Forest Ladies Buoyed Despite Score Line (Tuesday February 25 2014)
Stats: Burnley v Nottingham Forest (Tuesday February 25 2014)
Burnley v Nottingham Forest Match Preview (Friday February 21 2014)
Match Report From Kid's Corner Forest v Leicester (Thursday February 20 2014)
Stats: Nottingham Forest v Leicester City (Thursday February 20 2014)
|3. Derby County||33||18||7||8||18||61|
|DRFC Will Rovers beat the terriers?
» Doncaster : 07/03/2014 19:36:00
|LUFC Will Leeds claim the points?
» Leeds Utd : 07/03/2014 19:08:00
|LUFC Leeds v Bolton - Over The Years
» Leeds Utd : 07/03/2014 19:05:00
|LUFC Keith not Benny in charge of Bolton clash
» Leeds Utd : 07/03/2014 19:00:00
|One to Watch - Emyr Huws
» Q.P.R. : 07/03/2014 18:51:00
|Forestieri amp; McGugan in conention for Doncaster
» Watford : 07/03/2014 18:39:00
|LUFC Defender joins Bantams on loan
» Leeds Utd : 07/03/2014 18:33:00