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Steve McClaren has been sacked as manager of Derby County for a second time, just five months after he was reappointed.

Derby said they had taken the decision following a “significant, unexpected and persistent decline in results, team unity and morale”.

Rams chairman Mel Morris said: “We need a manager who shares our values and who is prepared to develop the team.”

Derby are 10th in the Championship, 10 points off the play-off places.

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