Sanchez: I'm committed to Barnet

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Barnet manager Lawrie Sanchez has denied he has had any contact with the Irish Football Association about returning to coach Northern Ireland.

Sanchez, who enjoyed a successful stint in charge of the side between 2004 and 2007, was reported to be on the shortlist to replace Nigel Worthington, who resigned from the post in October. The IFA are believed to be interviewing candidates this week, with Sanchez's name one of those thought to be under discussion.

A statement on the club's official website, released on Monday, read: "Further to the speculation that came to a head last Friday I wish it to be known to all Barnet FC supporters that I have not formally applied for the position as manager of the Northern Ireland international side and I was puzzled as to how my name seemed to appear on a 'shortlist'."

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