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Both Harry Redknapp, left, the QPR manager, and his Reading counterpart Nigel Adkins, spent much of their time out of the dugout cajoling their teams (AFP/Getty Images)

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<b>November 23 - Mark Hughes (QPR)</b><br/>
Despite chairman Tony Fernandes consistently stating Mark Hughes' job was safe, a failure to win a single game in 12 Premier League matches finally told for the Welshman.
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The former Fulham manager had joined the R's 10 months earlier, escaping relegation on the final day of the 2011/12 season only by virtue of results elsewhere.
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The summer saw a huge influx of expensive players but they failed to gel, leading to Hughes' downfall.
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