2019 (Philadelphia): After joining midseason, Allen appeared in his first matchday squad with the Union vs. his former club, Orlando (July 3) ... the defender signed with the Union on July 2.
2018 (Orlando): After being traded to Orlando, the defender made 18 appearances for the club (10 starts), notching two assists. He also played in two Open Cup contests, assisting a goal in a 3-0 win over Miami United.
2017 (NYCFC): During his third year in New York, Allen recorded three assists over 15 games (10 starts).
2016 (NYCFC): In what was his best professional season to date, Allen made 24 appearances (19 starts), recording his first MLS goal and adding a career-best six assists. He tied for the MLS lead in assists by a defender, along with Saad Abdul-Salaam, Fabinho, and Taylor Kemp. He also started two matches in the 2016 MLS Cup Playoffs, both against Toronto FC.
2015 (NYCFC): Allen signed with NYCFC two months into their expansion season, making a total of 14 appearances (13 starts) with two assists. He recorded his first MLS assist in his second-ever league match, at the Red Bulls (May 10).
2013 (Skive IK): Before playing in MLS, Allen began his professional career in Denmark, playing for Skive IK in 2013. He made 13 appearances for the club, scoring one goal.
Allen played four years of college soccer at Monmouth University from 2008-11, where he was a 2011 NSCAA All-American Second Team member, a 2010 NSCAA All-American Third Team member and was All-Northeast Conference First Team in 2009, 2010, and 2011.
Philadelphia Union sign defender RJ Allen on July 2, 2019
Name: RJ Allen
Hometown: Old Bridge, NJ
Born: April 17, 1990 in Staten Island, NY
Citizenship: United States
Acquired: Philadelphia Union sign defender RJ Allen on July 2, 2019
Previous Experience: Orlando City SC (2018), New York City FC (2015-17), Skive IK (2013)