Featured Matches
Previous
Germany
Argentina
1
0
ABC, ESPN3 AET
Match 64
Game Details
IFK Norrkoping
Djurgarden
5:05 PM GMT
Game Details
Next
Apr, 29, 2013

Henning Berg wins Blackburn payout

MANCHESTER, England -- A British court has ordered Blackburn to pay $3.5 million in compensation to former manager Henning Berg.

The former Blackburn defender led the second-tier club for just 57 days of a three-year deal, ending in December after 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 Monday that Shaw had been "authorized to negotiate and conclude an employment contract."

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.