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Queens Park Rangers fire manager Mark Hughes

Friday - 11/23/2012, 6:32am  ET

Queens Park Rangers manager Mark Hughes looks on prior to their English Premier League soccer match against Southampton at Loftus Road stadium, London, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Bogdan Maran)

LONDON (AP) -- Queens Park Rangers has fired manager Mark Hughes following the team's slow start to the Premier League season.

QPR is last in the standings with only four points from 12 games and is the only team in the league without a victory.

The club says "ultimately the circumstances we find ourselves in have left the board of directors with very little choice but to make a change."

Harry Redknapp is widely expected to replace Hughes, who is the second Premier League manager to be fired this week after Roberto Di Matteo at Chelsea on Wednesday.

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