Respected Serie A writer Adam Digby puts down his Panettone and looks at the tactics employed by Crewe manager Dario Gradi in their 5-1 win over Bradford City.

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**DISCLAMIER** This was written before and during the match, completed and filed minutes after the final whistle. Has not been read over and fixed. Wanted to see how well I could do a proper match report. The report was sent to various Yorkshire newspapers which the green light to use if they wanted. Let me know what you think.

A disappointing end to a disappointing season for the home side, the fans were not happy to see five goals conceded at home in what was a lack lustre performance. Crewe on the other hand will hope to build on a result like this next season. If they can hold on top scorer Clayton Donaldson and the very impressive Byron Moore then they could make at least a playoff run next season.

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Picture the scene. It’s just after six o’clock on a sunny Saturday afternoon. You are sat in Farsley AFC’s West stand with a cold beer. Your company for the day has been the co-editor of In Bed With Maradona and all-round top guy David Hartrick.

You have just watched the home team win 3-1 and receive the Northern Counties East League Championship trophy and now you’re watching what looks like a French Academy Youth side take on Bradford City youth with John Hendrie in charge. Do Saturday’s at the football get any better than this?
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Steve Mitchell asks the question – Whatever happened to Benito Carbone?

15 years ago, a little Italian striker called Benito Carbone landed in South Yorkshire after Sheffield Wednesday took a three million pound gamble on a player who had a reputation for being a journeyman footballer.

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