Report: Nelsen to become Toronto coach

January 8, 2013
By Associated Press
TORONTO -- Ryan Nelsen will replace Paul Mariner as coach of Toronto FC, according to the Canadian Press.

CP said the hiring will be announced at a news conference Tuesday.

Nelsen, a 35-year-old from New Zealand who captained his national team at the 2010 World Cup, has played in 19 games for Queens Park Rangers in the Premier League this season after spending the second half of last season at Tottenham.

"He has been fantastic," Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp said. ...

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