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Berg wins Blackburn pay-out

April 29, 2013
By Richard Jolly
Blackburn Rovers have been ordered to pay £2.25 million in compensation to a manager who won just one game and lasted only 57 days at Ewood Park.

Henning Berg was appointed in October and sacked in December 2012 but a High Court judge ruled that Rovers had to pay up the remainder of his two-and-a-half year contract.

Rovers have already given the Norwegian £560,000 net, meaning they owe him another £843,000 after Judge Mark Pilling said their case was not "realistically arguable".
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