Timbers introduce Spencer to Portland media, fans

The Portland Timbers today introduced John Spencer as their first head coach in MLS club history. Watch a video webcast of the press conference.The Portland Timbers of Major League Soccer (MLS) today introduced John Spencer as their first head coach in club history. After five seasons as an assistant coach with the Houston Dynamo of MLS, Spencer will lead the Timbers in their inaugural MLS season in 2011. Timbers technical director Gavin Wilkinson made the announcement.

Spencer, 39, was introduced formally at a news conference Wednesday morning in Portland.