Henning Berg sues over sacking from Blackburn Rovers

Henning Berg

Henning Berg

First published in Blackburn

BLACKBURN Rovers are being sued over former manager Henning Berg’s sacking just after Christmas.

The League Managers’ Association (LMA) yesterday said it had lodged papers with the High Court in London over his December dismissal.

The former Ewood Park defender lasted only 57 days at Blackburn Rovers, with his reign going into the record books as the shortest of any permanent manager at the club.

LMA chief executive Richard Bevan said last night: “We were sadly unable to come to an agreement with the club over the termination of Henning Berg’s contract.

“[Lodging papers] is the start of legal proceedings against Blackburn Rovers over the terms of Berg’s dismissal.”

Berg was officially appointed as Rovers boss on October 31 but his 10 games in charge brought only one win, three draws and six defeats and he was dismissed on December 27.

His appointment followed Steve Kean’s resignation in September.

A Rovers spokesman said: “We are not making any comment.”

In January Rovers apologised to former manager Sam Allardyce over a ‘rant’ about him by successor Kean as part of a legal settlement to a defamation claim.

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1:17pm Fri 15 Feb 13

b12simon says...

What a circus we've become.
What a circus we've become. b12simon
  • Score: 1

1:25pm Fri 15 Feb 13

1952 rover says...

He has a cheek after what he did to our club!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!. 1 win in 10 games sliding down the league, and worse still letting the Dingles think that they are superior to us.Get away with you Berg and take Shebby with , that,s if anyone knows where he is?
He has a cheek after what he did to our club!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!. 1 win in 10 games sliding down the league, and worse still letting the Dingles think that they are superior to us.Get away with you Berg and take Shebby with , that,s if anyone knows where he is? 1952 rover
  • Score: -7

1:28pm Fri 15 Feb 13

1952 rover says...

Just show;s how the media work when it is the Rovers all over saying he did not get paid his wages. Wrong it is the settlement that we are arguing over. Still what can we expect from the national media when it comes to the Rovers.
I see Forrest have had 3 Mangers in a short time also new owners but no ti raid of abuse from the media to then. Hippocrates the lot of them.
Just show;s how the media work when it is the Rovers all over saying he did not get paid his wages. Wrong it is the settlement that we are arguing over. Still what can we expect from the national media when it comes to the Rovers. I see Forrest have had 3 Mangers in a short time also new owners but no ti raid of abuse from the media to then. Hippocrates the lot of them. 1952 rover
  • Score: 3

1:32pm Fri 15 Feb 13

MatthewCA says...

One Unlucky manager - Berg.
1 WIN in 10 Games, we drop like a feather in the Championship table.

What else a club can do to that Manager ?
One Unlucky manager - Berg. 1 WIN in 10 Games, we drop like a feather in the Championship table. What else a club can do to that Manager ? MatthewCA
  • Score: 0

1:41pm Fri 15 Feb 13

MxMave says...

I think it was obvious to 95% of fans after a few games with Henning in charge that he had no ability for the job. Sad because hes tarnishing his image from the 90s. Stick to punditry mate, your clearly not cut out for management.
I think it was obvious to 95% of fans after a few games with Henning in charge that he had no ability for the job. Sad because hes tarnishing his image from the 90s. Stick to punditry mate, your clearly not cut out for management. MxMave
  • Score: -1

1:55pm Fri 15 Feb 13

Dan11 says...

Worse than Kean, and that is saying something. Absolutely inept, and out of his depth. You cannot sue for being sacked, if you are an inept and incompetent.
Worse than Kean, and that is saying something. Absolutely inept, and out of his depth. You cannot sue for being sacked, if you are an inept and incompetent. Dan11
  • Score: -3

2:04pm Fri 15 Feb 13

BRFC75 says...

The man was hired by Singh , but the the day Henning Berg was sacked ,Singh was mysteriously "not in the building" he ran for cover ,he was with a Malaysian T.V crew, insipid, cowardly behaviour but again that says it all about Singh ,a proper C.E.O would have left the T.V crew and faced Berg man to man , Singh admitted he never seen Berg the day he was sacked.
Singh`s comment when hiring Berg was now we have "TWO" strong men in charge at Rovers meaning him and Berg " stunning comment from such a weak man.
Rovers for goodness sake DO NOT go down this dishonest and dishonourable path of reneging on contracts.
We have enough baggage at the club with Singh the coward and Hendry the swindler and woman beater .

Berg came to the club in good faith ,he never deliberately failed at management , so pay the man his contract be honourable.
There was many,many people in fact the majority of Rovers fans, who felt Berg had not enough ,in fact not any experience in English football league management , a lot of people disagreed with Singh about Berg`s appointment ,but Singh was emphatic Berg was the right man ,comments from Singh on "the minimun Berg has to do is get us promotion" stupid quotes from Singh ,stupid quotes from a stupid man.
Surely M.A. will not be impressed with the behaviour of the Rovers board .
The man was hired by Singh , but the the day Henning Berg was sacked ,Singh was mysteriously "not in the building" he ran for cover ,he was with a Malaysian T.V crew, insipid, cowardly behaviour but again that says it all about Singh ,a proper C.E.O would have left the T.V crew and faced Berg man to man , Singh admitted he never seen Berg the day he was sacked. Singh`s comment when hiring Berg was now we have "TWO" strong men in charge at Rovers meaning him and Berg " stunning comment from such a weak man. Rovers for goodness sake DO NOT go down this dishonest and dishonourable path of reneging on contracts. We have enough baggage at the club with Singh the coward and Hendry the swindler and woman beater . Berg came to the club in good faith ,he never deliberately failed at management , so pay the man his contract be honourable. There was many,many people in fact the majority of Rovers fans, who felt Berg had not enough ,in fact not any experience in English football league management , a lot of people disagreed with Singh about Berg`s appointment ,but Singh was emphatic Berg was the right man ,comments from Singh on "the minimun Berg has to do is get us promotion" stupid quotes from Singh ,stupid quotes from a stupid man. Surely M.A. will not be impressed with the behaviour of the Rovers board . BRFC75
  • Score: 3

3:49pm Fri 15 Feb 13

Dukes says...

bad way to treat Henning Berg by the club.
bad way to treat Henning Berg by the club. Dukes
  • Score: 3

4:34pm Fri 15 Feb 13

BRFC0808 says...

well its time to support venkys on this decision, if not for the sack berg would have relegated us just like kean..
well its time to support venkys on this decision, if not for the sack berg would have relegated us just like kean.. BRFC0808
  • Score: -1

6:14pm Fri 15 Feb 13

stick to football says...

Can I suggest Shebby pays up Bergs Contract - that would be a really honourable thing to do Shebby seeing he was your choice.

Rovers can then improve squad so you get a bonus for promotion you cant loose
Can I suggest Shebby pays up Bergs Contract - that would be a really honourable thing to do Shebby seeing he was your choice. Rovers can then improve squad so you get a bonus for promotion you cant loose stick to football
  • Score: 3

6:15pm Fri 15 Feb 13

moh says...

1952 rover wrote:
He has a cheek after what he did to our club!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!. 1 win in 10 games sliding down the league, and worse still letting the Dingles think that they are superior to us.Get away with you Berg and take Shebby with , that,s if anyone knows where he is?
Many rovers fans were happy when he was appointed. Unfortunately he did not have what it takes. Similar to whats happened to Hughes at QPR.
[quote][p][bold]1952 rover[/bold] wrote: He has a cheek after what he did to our club!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!. 1 win in 10 games sliding down the league, and worse still letting the Dingles think that they are superior to us.Get away with you Berg and take Shebby with , that,s if anyone knows where he is?[/p][/quote]Many rovers fans were happy when he was appointed. Unfortunately he did not have what it takes. Similar to whats happened to Hughes at QPR. moh
  • Score: 2

9:15pm Fri 15 Feb 13

peely says...

Pay him up and pay Grouch Marx up at the same time !
Pay him up and pay Grouch Marx up at the same time ! peely
  • Score: 2

10:05pm Fri 15 Feb 13

Jarrod Schulz Bearded Wonder says...

BRFC75 wrote:
The man was hired by Singh , but the the day Henning Berg was sacked ,Singh was mysteriously "not in the building" he ran for cover ,he was with a Malaysian T.V crew, insipid, cowardly behaviour but again that says it all about Singh ,a proper C.E.O would have left the T.V crew and faced Berg man to man , Singh admitted he never seen Berg the day he was sacked.
Singh`s comment when hiring Berg was now we have "TWO" strong men in charge at Rovers meaning him and Berg " stunning comment from such a weak man.
Rovers for goodness sake DO NOT go down this dishonest and dishonourable path of reneging on contracts.
We have enough baggage at the club with Singh the coward and Hendry the swindler and woman beater .

Berg came to the club in good faith ,he never deliberately failed at management , so pay the man his contract be honourable.
There was many,many people in fact the majority of Rovers fans, who felt Berg had not enough ,in fact not any experience in English football league management , a lot of people disagreed with Singh about Berg`s appointment ,but Singh was emphatic Berg was the right man ,comments from Singh on "the minimun Berg has to do is get us promotion" stupid quotes from Singh ,stupid quotes from a stupid man.
Surely M.A. will not be impressed with the behaviour of the Rovers board .
I see your over your Hendry infatuation having moved on from your Anderson infatuation, well guess what Mr Stalker. Bentley's agent is none other than your best buddie. Time to put your human skin suit on again along with the hockey mask
[quote][p][bold]BRFC75[/bold] wrote: The man was hired by Singh , but the the day Henning Berg was sacked ,Singh was mysteriously "not in the building" he ran for cover ,he was with a Malaysian T.V crew, insipid, cowardly behaviour but again that says it all about Singh ,a proper C.E.O would have left the T.V crew and faced Berg man to man , Singh admitted he never seen Berg the day he was sacked. Singh`s comment when hiring Berg was now we have "TWO" strong men in charge at Rovers meaning him and Berg " stunning comment from such a weak man. Rovers for goodness sake DO NOT go down this dishonest and dishonourable path of reneging on contracts. We have enough baggage at the club with Singh the coward and Hendry the swindler and woman beater . Berg came to the club in good faith ,he never deliberately failed at management , so pay the man his contract be honourable. There was many,many people in fact the majority of Rovers fans, who felt Berg had not enough ,in fact not any experience in English football league management , a lot of people disagreed with Singh about Berg`s appointment ,but Singh was emphatic Berg was the right man ,comments from Singh on "the minimun Berg has to do is get us promotion" stupid quotes from Singh ,stupid quotes from a stupid man. Surely M.A. will not be impressed with the behaviour of the Rovers board .[/p][/quote]I see your over your Hendry infatuation having moved on from your Anderson infatuation, well guess what Mr Stalker. Bentley's agent is none other than your best buddie. Time to put your human skin suit on again along with the hockey mask Jarrod Schulz Bearded Wonder
  • Score: 0

5:10pm Sat 16 Feb 13

moh says...

Jarrod Schulz Bearded Wonder wrote:
BRFC75 wrote:
The man was hired by Singh , but the the day Henning Berg was sacked ,Singh was mysteriously "not in the building" he ran for cover ,he was with a Malaysian T.V crew, insipid, cowardly behaviour but again that says it all about Singh ,a proper C.E.O would have left the T.V crew and faced Berg man to man , Singh admitted he never seen Berg the day he was sacked.
Singh`s comment when hiring Berg was now we have "TWO" strong men in charge at Rovers meaning him and Berg " stunning comment from such a weak man.
Rovers for goodness sake DO NOT go down this dishonest and dishonourable path of reneging on contracts.
We have enough baggage at the club with Singh the coward and Hendry the swindler and woman beater .

Berg came to the club in good faith ,he never deliberately failed at management , so pay the man his contract be honourable.
There was many,many people in fact the majority of Rovers fans, who felt Berg had not enough ,in fact not any experience in English football league management , a lot of people disagreed with Singh about Berg`s appointment ,but Singh was emphatic Berg was the right man ,comments from Singh on "the minimun Berg has to do is get us promotion" stupid quotes from Singh ,stupid quotes from a stupid man.
Surely M.A. will not be impressed with the behaviour of the Rovers board .
I see your over your Hendry infatuation having moved on from your Anderson infatuation, well guess what Mr Stalker. Bentley's agent is none other than your best buddie. Time to put your human skin suit on again along with the hockey mask
really
[quote][p][bold]Jarrod Schulz Bearded Wonder[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]BRFC75[/bold] wrote: The man was hired by Singh , but the the day Henning Berg was sacked ,Singh was mysteriously "not in the building" he ran for cover ,he was with a Malaysian T.V crew, insipid, cowardly behaviour but again that says it all about Singh ,a proper C.E.O would have left the T.V crew and faced Berg man to man , Singh admitted he never seen Berg the day he was sacked. Singh`s comment when hiring Berg was now we have "TWO" strong men in charge at Rovers meaning him and Berg " stunning comment from such a weak man. Rovers for goodness sake DO NOT go down this dishonest and dishonourable path of reneging on contracts. We have enough baggage at the club with Singh the coward and Hendry the swindler and woman beater . Berg came to the club in good faith ,he never deliberately failed at management , so pay the man his contract be honourable. There was many,many people in fact the majority of Rovers fans, who felt Berg had not enough ,in fact not any experience in English football league management , a lot of people disagreed with Singh about Berg`s appointment ,but Singh was emphatic Berg was the right man ,comments from Singh on "the minimun Berg has to do is get us promotion" stupid quotes from Singh ,stupid quotes from a stupid man. Surely M.A. will not be impressed with the behaviour of the Rovers board .[/p][/quote]I see your over your Hendry infatuation having moved on from your Anderson infatuation, well guess what Mr Stalker. Bentley's agent is none other than your best buddie. Time to put your human skin suit on again along with the hockey mask[/p][/quote]really moh
  • Score: 0

12:17pm Mon 18 Feb 13

R0BB0 says...

moh wrote:
Jarrod Schulz Bearded Wonder wrote:
BRFC75 wrote:
The man was hired by Singh , but the the day Henning Berg was sacked ,Singh was mysteriously "not in the building" he ran for cover ,he was with a Malaysian T.V crew, insipid, cowardly behaviour but again that says it all about Singh ,a proper C.E.O would have left the T.V crew and faced Berg man to man , Singh admitted he never seen Berg the day he was sacked.
Singh`s comment when hiring Berg was now we have "TWO" strong men in charge at Rovers meaning him and Berg " stunning comment from such a weak man.
Rovers for goodness sake DO NOT go down this dishonest and dishonourable path of reneging on contracts.
We have enough baggage at the club with Singh the coward and Hendry the swindler and woman beater .

Berg came to the club in good faith ,he never deliberately failed at management , so pay the man his contract be honourable.
There was many,many people in fact the majority of Rovers fans, who felt Berg had not enough ,in fact not any experience in English football league management , a lot of people disagreed with Singh about Berg`s appointment ,but Singh was emphatic Berg was the right man ,comments from Singh on "the minimun Berg has to do is get us promotion" stupid quotes from Singh ,stupid quotes from a stupid man.
Surely M.A. will not be impressed with the behaviour of the Rovers board .
I see your over your Hendry infatuation having moved on from your Anderson infatuation, well guess what Mr Stalker. Bentley's agent is none other than your best buddie. Time to put your human skin suit on again along with the hockey mask
really
Bentley's agent is Rob Segal !??!
[quote][p][bold]moh[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Jarrod Schulz Bearded Wonder[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]BRFC75[/bold] wrote: The man was hired by Singh , but the the day Henning Berg was sacked ,Singh was mysteriously "not in the building" he ran for cover ,he was with a Malaysian T.V crew, insipid, cowardly behaviour but again that says it all about Singh ,a proper C.E.O would have left the T.V crew and faced Berg man to man , Singh admitted he never seen Berg the day he was sacked. Singh`s comment when hiring Berg was now we have "TWO" strong men in charge at Rovers meaning him and Berg " stunning comment from such a weak man. Rovers for goodness sake DO NOT go down this dishonest and dishonourable path of reneging on contracts. We have enough baggage at the club with Singh the coward and Hendry the swindler and woman beater . Berg came to the club in good faith ,he never deliberately failed at management , so pay the man his contract be honourable. There was many,many people in fact the majority of Rovers fans, who felt Berg had not enough ,in fact not any experience in English football league management , a lot of people disagreed with Singh about Berg`s appointment ,but Singh was emphatic Berg was the right man ,comments from Singh on "the minimun Berg has to do is get us promotion" stupid quotes from Singh ,stupid quotes from a stupid man. Surely M.A. will not be impressed with the behaviour of the Rovers board .[/p][/quote]I see your over your Hendry infatuation having moved on from your Anderson infatuation, well guess what Mr Stalker. Bentley's agent is none other than your best buddie. Time to put your human skin suit on again along with the hockey mask[/p][/quote]really[/p][/quote]Bentley's agent is Rob Segal !??! R0BB0
  • Score: 0

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