Notts County have sacked manager Martin Allen.
Former QPR star Allen was dismissed following Saturday's 3-0 defeat at Hartlepool.
County made the move despite today's defeat being their first in five npower League One games.
A statement on the club's official website, nottscountyfc.co.uk, said: "Notts County wish to announce that Martin Allen has been relieved of his duties with immediate effect. A further statement will follow in due course."