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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 05 / 30 / 17

La Liga side Sporting Gijón named MIGUEL TORRECILLA  its new sporting director. Torrecilla left Real Betis to join Sporting, and replaces NICO RODRÍGUEZ ( EFE, 5/29 ). ... League Championship side Leeds United appointed ANGUS KINNEAR as managing director. Angus joined ...

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