Newest coaches will be under pressure

January 8, 2004
By Marc Connolly
Which new head coach in Major League Soccer is in a better spot right now -- Peter Nowak with D.C. United or Dominic Kinnear with the San Jose Earthquakes?

Think hard before you answer. It's not as clear-cut as it may seem.

On one hand, you have Kinnear who is inheriting a side that has won an MLS Cup in two of the last three years that isn't expected to change much during the off-season. He has the best player in the league in Landon Donovan, and a veteran leadership structure ...

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