The Italian Football Federation (FIGC) has set a deadline of 20th August for the completion of its 2019/20 domestic season, and a 1st September start date for the following campaign, reports, www.sportspromedia.com/.

The ruling applies to top-flight Serie A, as well as the lower B and C tiers. The deadlines also involve a contingency plan for promotion and relegation play-offs and a co-efficient system should the season have to be curtailed.