Sources: Nowak to be named Philadelphia coach

May 28, 2009
By Ives Galarcep
MLS expansion franchise Philadelphia will introduce Peter Nowak as its first head coach at a news conference on Friday, sources with knowledge of the hire confirmed to ESPNsoccernet on Thursday. Nowak, the only man to win an MLS Cup as a player and head coach, is leaving his post as U.S. national team assistant coach to take over as head coach for the Union, which will begin play in 2010.

Philadelphia Union CEO Nick Sakiewicz did not comment on the hire when contacted. However, Nowak, ...

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