Berg fills Blackburn hot-seat

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Blackburn have confirmed that Henning Berg is their new manager
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Blackburn have confirmed that Henning Berg is their new manager

Blackburn have confirmed former defender Henning Berg as their new manager.

Berg won the Premier League title as a player with Rovers in 1995 and the 43-year-old will succeed Steve Kean, who resigned to end a troubled spell as manager of the npower Championship side a month ago.

Amid heavy speculation on Wednesday afternoon, Rovers issued a press release stating they would unveil their new manager at Ewood Park on Thursday morning, before confirming Berg as the man in question on their official Twitter feed.

"Blackburn can confirm that Henning Berg has accepted the role of manager," a statement on the club's official Twitter page read.

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