Liverpool to Appoint Sports Illustrated Writer as New Communications Director

May 18, 2012

Jen Chang has become Liverpool’s new director of communications, according to PRWeek.

Chang will replace Ian Cotton, who left on 13 May after 16 years with the club.

Chang is currently a senior editor at Sports Illustrated and headed up the editorial coverage of football for the US soccer section on

The news comes after a tumultuous week for the club, which saw it part company with manager Kenny Dalglish, director of football Damien Comolli and communications director Cotton.

Liverpool FC declined to confirm the appointment, saying that an announcement was imminent.