Leganés

Leganés

20th in Spanish LaLiga 2

Former Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow buys Spanish soccer club Leganes Former Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow buys Spanish soccer club Leganes

An investment group led by former Houston Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow has bought Spanish soccer club Leganes.

Sociedad avoids slip up vs. Leganes after controversial penalty Sociedad avoids slip up vs. Leganes after controversial penalty

Segunda Division side Leganes had pulled it back to 2-2 before a soft penalty decision allowed Mikel Oyarzabal to give LaLiga's Real Sociedad the win.

Club aims dig at Barcelona with story of 'mascot release clause' on Dia de los Inocentes Club aims dig at Barcelona with story of 'mascot release clause' on Dia de los Inocentes

Spanish club Leganes announced that they had received a bid for their giant cucumber-shaped mascot, Super Pepino. But all was not as it seemed.

Real Madrid end title-winning season with draw at relegated Leganes Real Madrid end title-winning season with draw at relegated Leganes

Real Madrid ended their title-winning La Liga campaign with a 2-2 draw at relegated Leganes on Sunday.

Leganes beat Bilbao to grab La Liga lifeline, Mallorca go down Leganes beat Bilbao to grab La Liga lifeline, Mallorca go down

Leganes grabbed a 2-0 win at 10-man Athletic Bilbao to send their relegation battle to the final day as Mallorca were relegated.

Leganes survival bid dented by goalless draw at Eibar Leganes survival bid dented by goalless draw at Eibar

La Liga strugglers Leganes did little to boost their survival bid as they played out a 0-0 draw on the road against lowly Eibar.

Espanyol all but relegated from La Liga after defeat by Leganes Espanyol all but relegated from La Liga after defeat by Leganes

Bottom-placed Espanyol were left on the brink of being relegated from La Liga for the first time in 27 years after they were beaten 1-0 by Leganes.

Sevilla boost top-four bid, Mallorca stay alive by thrashing Celta Sevilla boost top-four bid, Mallorca stay alive by thrashing Celta

Sevilla boosted their chances of qualifying for the Champions League by beating struggling Leganes 3-0 away from home.

Late Rodriguez screamer gives Leganes point at Mallorca Late Rodriguez screamer gives Leganes point at Mallorca

La Liga basement side Leganes snatched a 1-1 draw at fellow strugglers Real Mallorca thanks to a sensational late free kick from Oscar Rodriguez as

Leganes coach sent off for imitating referee whistle against Barcelona Leganes coach sent off for imitating referee whistle against Barcelona

Leganes coach Javier Aguirre was sent off during his team's 2-0 loss at Barcelona for "imitating the sound of the whistle" to confuse players.

Lionel Messi scores 699th career goal as Barcelona cruise past Leganes Lionel Messi scores 699th career goal as Barcelona cruise past Leganes

Lionel Messi scored his 699th career goal as Barcelona extended their lead atop the La Liga table with a 2-0 victory over Leganes on Tuesday.

Barcelona yet to decide if Suarez ready to start, says coach Barcelona yet to decide if Suarez ready to start, says coach

Barcelona coach Quique Setien has not yet decided whether their Uruguay striker Luis Suarez is ready to return to the starting lineup.

Leganes problems deepen with home defeat to Valladolid Leganes problems deepen with home defeat to Valladolid

Leganes remain deep in relegation trouble after losing 2-1 at home to Real Valladolid on Saturday.

Javier Aguirre's life in football: coaching Salah, managing in Spain, his desires to move to England Javier Aguirre's life in football: coaching Salah, managing in Spain, his desires to move to England

"As long as I've got work, I'm a happy man." Javier Aguirre has had steady work in soccer for nearly 50 years. What keeps him motivated?

Maradona talked a lot on pitch but you never saw Messi shouting - Aguirre Maradona talked a lot on pitch but you never saw Messi shouting - Aguirre

Maradona used to talk to the referee, his teammates, but Messi no. You never saw Messi shouting, Aguirre said.

Braithwaite's move to Barcelona is an odd one but the striker's ready to offer what the champions lack Braithwaite's move to Barcelona is an odd one but the striker's ready to offer what the champions lack

Many observers are unsure about Braithwaite at Barcelona but the cerebral, diligent striker has a lot to offer and is determined to succeed.

After Braithwaite to Barcelona, a look at some of football's craziest transfers After Braithwaite to Barcelona, a look at some of football's craziest transfers

Martin Braithwaite will be playing for Barcelona after making a shock move from Leganes. Here are some other transfers that shocked us.

Barcelona complete surprise Martin Braithwaite signing from Leganes Barcelona complete surprise Martin Braithwaite signing from Leganes

Barcelona have completed the signing of Leganes' Martin Braithwaite after being given permission to bring in a forward outside the transfer window.

Barcelona set to complete Martin Braithwaite signing - sources Barcelona set to complete Martin Braithwaite signing - sources

Barcelona expect to complete the surprise signing of Leganes' Martin Braithwaite on Wednesday.

Barcelona beat Leganes to reach Copa del Rey quarterfinals Barcelona beat Leganes to reach Copa del Rey quarterfinals

Barcelona beat Leganes 5-0 on Wednesday to reach the Copa del Rey quarterfinals as Lionel Messi scored twice in the easy win.

Atletico Madrid stumble to 0-0 draw at home against strugglers Leganes Atletico Madrid stumble to 0-0 draw at home against strugglers Leganes

Atletico Madrid missed the chance to close the gap at the top on Sunday with a dismal goalless draw against relegation threatened Leganes.

Real Zaragoza match-fixing case: 41 people cleared including Leganes boss Javier Aguirre Real Zaragoza match-fixing case: 41 people cleared including Leganes boss Javier Aguirre

A Spanish court has cleared 41 people and Real Zaragoza of match-fixing charges in a Liga fixture between Levante and Real Zaragoza in 2011.

Sevilla seal narrow win over bottom of the league Leganes to go second Sevilla seal narrow win over bottom of the league Leganes to go second

Sevilla beat basement club Leganes 1-0 at home in an enthralling encounter on Sunday to climb up to second in La Liga.

Barcelona earn comeback win over bottom side Leganes with Suarez, Vidal goals Barcelona earn comeback win over bottom side Leganes with Suarez, Vidal goals

Arturo Vidal struck 11 minutes from time to earn Barcelona a 2-1 victory away at Leganes on Saturday.

Sociedad top La Liga despite being held by lowly Leganes Sociedad top La Liga despite being held by lowly Leganes

Real Sociedad moved a point clear at the top of La Liga after being held to a 1-1 draw at home to bottom side Leganes on Friday.

LaLiga 2 Standings

# TEAM GP GD PTS
1 Las Palmas 7 +9 15
2 Alavés 7 +4 15
3 Eibar 7 +4 13
4 FC Cartagena 7 +2 13
5 Granada 7 +1 12
6 Sporting Gijón.. 7 +3 11
7 Burgos 7 +2 11
8 Villarreal B 7 +1 11
9 Albacete 7 +1 11
10 FC Andorra 7 -1 11
11 Levante 7 +4 10
12 Huesca 7 +2 10
13 Ponferradina 7 -1 10
14 Real Oviedo 7 0 9
15 Tenerife 7 -1 8
16 Lugo 7 -2 8
17 Real Zaragoza 7 -2 8
18 UD Ibiza 7 -5 7
19 Mirandés 7 -5 5
20 Leganés 7 -4 4
21 Racing Santand.. 7 -5 4
22 Málaga 7 -7 4
Full Standings

Team Leaders

Top Scorers

# Player Goals M A
10 José Arnáiz 1 7 0
27 Naim García 1 7 0
2 Allan Nyom 1 6 0

Top Assists

# Player Assists M G
18 Rubén Pardo 1 7 0
8 Gaku Shibasaki 1 5 0
1 Daniel Jimenez 0 7 0