MLS Soccer 2014 Predictions: Coaches Most Likely to Be Fired Early in the Season

When it comes to managing a soccer team, you know it's always better to rent than lay down a payment on a new house.

This past offseason saw a lot of turnover in Major League Soccer, with eight new coaches taking over ahead of the 2014 season.

While that limits the potential pool for the sack race, you can bet that plenty of coaches will be sitting on the hot seat from the opening week and beyond. These three appear the most under threat to not finish the season with their current clubs.


Ryan Nelsen, Toronto FC

It doesn't matter how poorly Michael Bradley, Jermain Defoe, Julio Cesar and Gilberto play this season; Ryan Nelsen will be first to go if things don't start off well a Toronto FC. Sacking the coach is much easier than sacking the players.

The fact that he is still the manager is a little surprising. You can draw a parallel to Jason Kidd and the Brooklyn Nets. The team hired ...

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