Monday's Other Football Business News: Serie A clubs divided over start of next season; West Bromwich Albion CEO retires; Sky Italia criticises Serie A for lack of action on piracy; Real Betis reveal Pellegrini's coach team; Crystal Palace agree shirt sponsorship with betting firm

3 August 2020

Serie A
Photo: PA Images New outbreaks or a rising contagion curve could make it difficult for anything regarding the start of the new Serie A season to be decided, but the season will have to be completed before 23rd May to make room for the European championship. 
Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

West Bromwich Albion CEO retires after 18 years in charge

Mark Jenkins has announced he is stepping down from his position as chief executive of West Bromwich Albion after a combined 18 years in charge. Executive director Xu "Ken" Ke, who has worked closely with Jenkins since 2018, has been appointed in his stead. 

Jenkins has overseen 12 years of Premier League football and four promotions in the Championship. 

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