Danns eyeing play-off push

THREE POINTS could be enough to secure the Terriers’ place in the Championship for another term – and loanee Neil Danns has refused to rule out a late play-off push.

Town sit in 16th spot on the league ladder – 12 points adrift of the top six.

Though victory over promotion candidates Hull City next Saturday could see Mark Robbins’ side up as high as 11th with seven games left to play.

Danns, who arrived arrived at the John Smith's Stadium from Leicester City, bagged his first goal for the club as Huddersfield edged West Yorkshire rivals Leeds United 2-1 last time out.

“Potentially it (three points) would be enough, but we wouldn’t be content with that,” said Danns, who has made 12 appearances for Town since signing back in January.

“We want to secure ourselves as early as possible as a play-off push isn’t exactly out of the question.

"It’s an up-and-down division and crazier things have happened in the past.

“Mark Robins has made a real difference. We are playing a real attractive brand of football at the minute and it is creating openings against some of the better sides in the competition.

“The main aim is survival, but if the shackles come off then we can start to look further up the league ladder.”

Danns, 30, spent time out on loan with Bristol City prior to his Huddersfield switch but remains contracted to parent club Leicester until 2014.

However, having had little contact with the Midlands

outfit, Danns says he is unsure of his future.

"The main focus has to be keeping Huddersfield Town in this division. When the summer comes, things may change with Leicester, but then again they may not,” said the former Blackburn player.

"If something comes up here I may well be interested, but for now I am focused on the task at hand. I am giving it my all for the club and I am really enjoying myself here.”

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