Tyson: Play-offs would be amazing
By Simon Fudge. Last Updated: January 1, 1970 1:00am
Nottingham Forest striker Nathan Tyson says making the League One play-offs would be 'an amazing achievement'.
Forest are two points off the top six after going eight straight matches without defeat - including a 1-0 home win over fellow play-off rivals Colchester United on Saturday.
The East Midlands club have had a remarkable change of fortunes after Ian McParland and Frank Barlow took joint caretaker charge of Forest following the departure of Gary Megson back in February.
Tyson, who completed a £675,000 move to The City Ground from Wycombe Wanderers in the January transfer window, insists Forest must maintain their focus in the season run-in.
"The main focus is to stay unbeaten until the end of the season," Tyson told Sky Sports News. "That would be an amazing achievement for us.
"We've gone four games winning now - that's the best sequence we've had all season.
"I think to carry that on would make a major improvement, whether we get there or we don't.
"We've just got to keep doing what we're doing and that's play football and just enjoy it.
"If we do get there, then that's going to be amazing, especially after the last couple of months with the amount of work we've put in.
"I think everyone is now thinking, 'Well, hold on a minute, what's going on here?', so I better not book my holidays yet."
Joint caretaker boss McParland stressed the focus must be solely on the club's away trip to Tranmere Rovers on Saturday.
"We've done marvellous - the team, the staff - to get to where we are at the minute and we're still not mentioning (the play-offs)," McParland said.
"We're just looking forward to Tranmere and we'll take every game as it comes.
"When you start thinking about things like (the play-offs), then all of the sudden you get kicked in the teeth.
"It's a big club and it deserves certainly to be in the division above, but nobody has got a divine right to be there."