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Steve McClaren has been sacked as QPR manager following a run of poor results.

McClaren was appointed the coach for the Championship in May 2018 and recently saw the former Premier League side register a win in 15 matches. They are 17th in the table, eight points above the relegation zone.

"Making a decision such as this is never easy, particularly when you are talking about someone as professional and dedicated as Steve," chief executive Lee Hoos said in a statement on the club website.

"It is well documented that we are in a period of transition as we work hard to make the club financially stable. As we look to the future and taking recent results into account, we feel now is the right time to re-evaluate where we are." the club added.

The assistant manager John Eustace will take over first-team affairs on an interim basis. The 57-year-old, who was England boss between August 2006 and November 2007.

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