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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 01 / 20 / 17

La Liga side Sporting Gijón appointed JOAN FRANCESC FERRER , who is also known as " RUBI ," as its new head coach following the departure of ABELARDO FERNANDEZ . The club announced the arrival of the former Valladolid and Levante boss on its official Twitter account on Wednesday ( PA,...

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