Martin Allen has returned for a third spell in charge of Barnet after the npower League Two strugglers announced his appointment to replace Lawrie Sanchez with immediate effect.

Allen first took the reins at Underhill in 2003 and returned in March last year, only to leave three matches into an eight-game contract to become Notts County manager.

The 46-year-old was sacked by County in February and succeeds outgoing former Northern Ireland manager Sanchez for the final three games of the season, with the Bees three points above the relegation zone and without a win in eight matches.

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