Mansfield Town boss Adam Murray has dismissed calls for him to pull on his boots and join the relegation fight.
Some fans have been suggesting he should play again via social media.
But Murray said: “I won’t be coming back into the side.
“I find it quite funny. In football people flitter from opinion to opinion. When I was out the team people would say ‘we are missing Adam Murray and need him back’ then five games in they’d be saying my legs had gone.
“I have good players in the team. I have got leaders.
“John Dempster is now fully back in the squad, too, which is a massive boost.”