Henning Berg appointed Legia Warsaw manager

World in Motion today completed negotiations that has seen Henning Berg’s return to management with Legia Warsaw.

Legia Warsaw are the biggest club in Poland with average home attendances of around 30,000. They regularly compete in Europe and Henning takes over with them sitting top of the Polish Ekstraklasa but having completed a very disappointing Europa League campaign. Good luck Henning!

Richie Barker appointed Portsmouth manager

World in Motion client Richie Barker has today been appointed as manager of Portsmouth Football Club.

38-year-old Barker, who began his managerial career at Bury in April 2011 and steered them to promotion from League Two, said: “I’m extremely proud and extremely grateful and flattered to have the opportunity. It’s a fantastic club, you only have to look around to see the history and potential.”

World in Motion would like to wish Richie and Director of Football Steve Coppell the best of luck with their new positions.

Cardiff City and Wales defender Declan John agrees new contract

Cardiff City defender and World in Motion client Declan John has signed a new long term contract at the Premier League club.

Teenage full back John – who made his Premier League bow in August before his full international debut for Wales two months later – has committed his future to the Bluebirds until 2018.

“We are delighted to have secured (Declan’s) talent on a long-term basis,” said Cardiff City manager Malky Mackay.

“He’s a fine young man, disciplined and professional, who will continue working hard as part of our Premier League squad.

“I’ve no doubt that Declan is going to have a big future with us and for his country,” Mackay added.