Doncaster Rovers: The boss is stamping his authority on us - Tyson

Nathan Tyson
Nathan Tyson

Darren Ferguson has spent his first few days on the job imposing his tactics on Rovers’ players.

And striker Nathan Tyson says it has been a refreshing week on the training ground.

“We’ve done a lot of tactical stuff, lots of formation play,” said Tyson, who started his first game of the season in Tuesday night’s win at Shrewsbury.

“He’s putting his stamp of authority on us and the way he wants us to play, so it’s good. It’s refreshing.

“I’ve always had belief. I wake up every morning and I want to do well, I want to be a winner so that doesn’t change for me.

“But for the gaffer to come in and make training the way that he has done is fantastic and it’s nice and refreshing, especially for the younger lads but also for the senior players too because we’re still learning as well.

“It’s exciting hearing his views about what he wants to do. It’s just very refreshing to see what the new manager wants to try and do to get the best out of us.”

Tyson suffered a hamstring injury during the first week of the season, and then another one just as he was about to return to full training.

But last season’s top scorer said he felt no ill effects after playing 89 minutes at the New Meadow.

“The gaffer pulled me after the game for a chat on Saturday,” he said.

“He just wanted to know how fit I was and what I’ve done and I just said I’ve done a week’s training.

“So I think he was a bit worried about throwing me out there but I had to get on with it and everything’s held in place.

“I’m delighted to be back in the frame. It’s been difficult watching the lads because at times it just wasn’t happening for them. I’ll put myself about and give it 100 per cent.”