Philadelphia Union II Acquire Midfielder Jack McGlynn
The 16-year-old New York native joins club ahead of 2020 season
CHESTER, Pa. (March 6, 2020) – Philadelphia Union II announced today that the club has signed midfielder Jack McGlynn to a USL Championship contract. This is the first professional contract for the 16-year-old midfielder from Middle Village, N.Y. The deal is pending league and federation approval.
"Jack entered preseason with Union II and impressed the technical staff with his development and skill,” said Union Sporting Director Ernst Tanner. “We’re excited to welcome him to the team see what his contributions bring to the midfield.”
Last season, McGlynn netted a team-high seven goals for the Union Academy Under-17 team while playing across the midfield. His growth led to his inclusion in the Union II preseason camp in Clearwater, Florida where he impressed coaches with his vision, calmness, and mentality. He is expected to play in multiple midfield roles as he continues his development during the 2020 Union II season.
TRANSACTION: Philadelphia Union II acquires midfielder Jack McGlynn on March 6, 2020.
Name: Jack McGlynn
Weight: 140 lb.
Hometown: Middle Village, NY
Acquired: Philadelphia Union II acquires midfielder Jack McGlynn on March 6, 2020