Peter Beagrie has revealed that he would consider a move into management, but he refused to comment on reports linking him with the vacancy at Scunthorpe.
Beagrie is a real favourite at Glanford Park, having spent five years with The Iron before making a summer move to Grimsby.
The veteran midfielder moved on from Grimsby in October and it was widely believed he would look to forge a career in the media.
He has featured regularly on Sky Sports, but his name cropped up on a list of potential candidates to succeed Brian Laws at Scunthorpe.
Beagrie has the required coaching qualifications and admits he would consider a career in the dugout.
"I would never rule it out," Beagrie told Sky Sports News. "It is something I have always thought about, I have done my badges.
"I am enjoying my time watching football but whether you are playing or talking about it, it is the best game in the world.
"I have always retained that enthusiasm so we will just have to wait and see."
Nigel Adkins has been placed in caretaker control at Scunthorpe but there are a number of candidates in the frame, although Sean McAuley has been ruled out after Sheffield Wednesday snubbed an approach for their Academy director.