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Critchley sacked by QPR after two months in job

Neil Critchley has been sacked by Queens Park Rangers after just over two months in the job.

Critchley was appointed on December 11 following Michael Beale's departure to Rangers, but oversaw just one win in his 12 games in charge.

QPR were booed off at home on Tuesday after losing 3-0 to Sunderland which left them 17th in the Championship, 10 points above the relegation zone.

And a 3-1 defeat away to Middlesbrough on Saturday afternoon proved to be the final straw for the former Blackpool manager.

QPR were top of the table when they beat Wigan on October 22 but that was their last home win, with just one victory in their last 17 matches.

In a statement released by the west London club, CEO Lee Hoos said: "It is hugely disappointing to have to make such a decision so early into Neil's tenure with the club.

However, after seeing the team slip from play-off contenders to one being drawn into a relegation battle, the board felt it had to act

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