Barnet head physiotherapist Peter Friar has left the club after 18 months with the Bees.

Friar, who joined Barnet after eight years at Sunderland, has left with immediate effect and Academy physio Jayde Cook has stepped up to work with the first-team.

Bees players posted good luck messages to Friar on social networking site Twitter.

Graham Stack wrote: “I wish @PeteFriar007 the very best of luck in his next chapter and thank him for his time, effort and commitment he gave everyone @BarnetFC.”

He added: “@PeteFriar007 (is) a brilliant Physio who was valued by all the players and will be greatly missed! Played a huge role in my recent rehab #Thanks.”

Keanu Marsh-Brown tweeted: “All the best @PeteFriar007 was a pleasure working with you top man and great physio, respect.”