TORONTO -- Bill Manning has been hired as president of Toronto FC.
With Manning as president, Real Salt Lake won the 2009 MLS Cup and was runner-up in 2013. He spent eight years with the club, winning the MLS's top executive award in 2012 and 2014, before leaving RSL in August.
Manning begins his new job on Friday, overseeing all TFC team and business operations.
Toronto has been without a president since the 2013 firing of Kevin Payne, who doubled as general manager. Tim Bezbatchenko is Toronto's...