Resignations, restructuring and new blood – the key appointments and departures in 2019

2 January 2020

Marcel Brands
Photo: Getty Images Everton promoted Marcel Brands in the beginning of 2019 to board of directors, expanding the scope of his director of football role to make him responsible for whole footballing strategy from academy to first team. charts the major changes in boardrooms and senior management teams through the past year.

Revolving door of execs across Premier League and Championship clubs reflects the unpredictable nature of the football industry.

Football is never short of storylines on the pitch. And it’s the upheavals in the boardrooms and leadership of clubs that have major repercussions on managers, players and, ultimately, performances.

As the January transfer window opens, reviews a year of changes behind the scenes at EPL and Championship clubs.

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