Manning Brooklyn Italians

Manning's Memorable Run to the U.S. Open Cup Title

Chances are you probably know Bill Manning as the President of Toronto FC. But his career in soccer hardly began in the front office.

A force to be reckoned with on the field, Manning was once a part of one of the most iconic franchises in New York soccer history, the Brooklyn Italians. And back in 1991, the Long Island native took part in a memorable, "bittersweet" U.S. Open Cup final. Read the full story below as's Michael Lewis chronicles his unique story.


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