Ryan Nelsen as TFC's coach met with skepticism

Former QPR defender Ryan Nelsen (left) has been named TFC's head coach. (REUTERS)

Former QPR defender Ryan Nelsen (left) has been named TFC's head coach. (REUTERS)

Kurtis Larson, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 4:51 PM ET

TORONTO Toronto FCs latest debatable decision: Coaching by correspondence.

That is, until the clubs latest head coach retires from European football.

Confused yet?

So are the Reds, in a way.

Were not sure when hell join us, club executive Kevin Payne told a packed BMO Field press room Tuesday minutes after introducing Ryan Nelsen as Torontos new head coach.

The Queens Park Rangers defender officially replaced Paul Mariner as Torontos eighth head coach in seven seasons, sending shockwaves around the league after it was learned TFCs new bench boss might not join the team until well into the season.


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