Manchester: A British court has ordered Blackburn to pay 2.25 million pounds ($3.5 million) in compensation to former manager Henning Berg.
The former Blackburn defender's spell in charge of the second-tier club was brought to an end 57 days into a three-year deal in December, following a run of one win in 10 matches.
Blackburn argued that managing director Derek Shaw acted without authority from owner Venky's - an Indian poultry firm - in granting Berg a contract.
But at the High Court in Manchester, judge Mark Pelling said on Monday that Shaw had been "authorized to negotiate and conclude an employment contract."...more
08:54 PM, Apr 29, 2013
Oslo: The Norwegian Football Association (NFF) has a novel idea to even out one-sided matches - if a team go four goals down they can bring on another player, a proposal backed by former international Henning Berg. "It's a good rule that will lead to more even matches," said Berg, who was capped 100 times by Norway. "It's no fun to lose 17-0. It's no fun to win 17-0 either."...
10:13 AM, Oct 30, 2012