Major League Soccer

Armas replaces Vanney as Toronto coach

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TORONTO (AP) Chris Armas has replaced Greg Vanney as head coach of Toronto in Major League Soccer.

Armas, 48, was head coach of the New York Red Bulls from July 6, 2018, until last Sept. 4.

Toronto general manager Ali Curtis was sporting director at the Red Bulls while Armas was an assistant coach there. Armas was hired as a Red Bulls assistant coach in 2015 and became head coach when Jesse Marsch moved to RB Leipzig in Germany.