June 22, 2024

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Disgraced Astros GM Jeff Luhnow purchases Spanish soccer membership Leganes

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Disgraced Astros GM Jeff Luhnow purchases Spanish soccer membership Leganes

Disgraced Astros GM Jeff Luhnow purchases Spanish soccer membership Leganes
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Disgraced Astros normal supervisor Jeff Luhnow is main a bunch that has bought 99.1{cf07cd047201b183b19c0b335dbd7d35a498f84568531c8abe8643bd3ccfd494} {cf07cd047201b183b19c0b335dbd7d35a498f84568531c8abe8643bd3ccfd494} of shares of Leganes, a second division soccer membership in Spain. The membership was purchased by Luhnow’s funding group for an undisclosed sum of money and their purpose is to construct it up in acquainted vogue to how he did the Astros as he was named the brand new president of the membership. 

“All sports activities have used expertise to create benefits, and that’s what we need to do,” the 55-year-old Luhnow mentioned. “Now we have a bunch of individuals with expertise together with the Premier League and the MLS who know learn how to use expertise, and Leganes can make the most of that. Soccer is a bit behind different sports activities … however that’s going to vary within the coming years.”

It is an fascinating quote, for positive. Luhnow was the Astros’ chief in transferring the group to some of the analytically-inclined in baseball. They had been one of many worst groups in baseball, then went on a run of three-straight 100-win seasons, successful two AL pennants and a World Sequence title. 

In fact, the Astros had been additionally discovered to have been utilizing expertise to cheat in what has turn into often known as the sign-stealing scandal — which came about throughout 2017 and 2018. Luhnow was unceremoniously fired, suspended for the 2020 season and is probably going finished in Main League Baseball for his profession. 

Luhnow was beforehand identified to be thinking about shopping for a soccer membership in Mexico.

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