Jimmy McLaughlin (soccer)

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Jimmy McLaughlin
Personal information
Full name James Joseph McLaughlin III
Date of birth (1993-04-30) April 30, 1993 (age 21)
Place of birth Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, United States
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Philadelphia Union
Number 20
Youth career
2008–2011 FC DELCO
2011 Colgate Raiders
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012– Philadelphia Union 1 (0)
2012 Harrisburg City Islanders (loan) 7 (1)
2013 Harrisburg City Islanders (loan) 8 (1)
2014 Harrisburg City Islanders (loan) 10 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of June 10, 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

James Joseph "Jimmy" McLaughlin III (born April 30, 1993) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Philadelphia Union in Major League Soccer.

Career[edit]

Youth and College[edit]

McLaughlin spent three seasons with Union Youth Development Affiliate FC DELCO. In 2010-2011, McLaughlin led the club with 16 goals in 24 appearances.

Following his stint with DELCO, McLaughlin committed to Colgate University. In his freshman year, McLaughlin was one of only six players and the only freshman to start in all 22 matches for Colgate during the 2011 season. On August 27, 2011, McLaughlin scored in his first collegiate start in a 1-0 win over Syracuse University.[1] He finished the season with one goal and three assists in 22 appearances and was named 2011 Patriot League Rookie of the Year.

Professional[edit]

On December 12, 2011, McLaughlin signed with the Philadelphia Union as the club's second Homegrown player.[2] He made his professional debut on May 29, 2012, coming on as a sub for Freddy Adu in a 3-0 win over the Rochester Rhinos in the third round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.[3] He made his MLS debut on October 24, 2012 coming on as a sub for Danny Cruz in the 73rd Min. during a 1-2 loss against Sporting Kansas City

Career statistics[edit]

Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
USA League Open Cup League Cup North America Total
2012 Philadelphia Union Major League Soccer 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Harrisburg City Islanders (loan) USL Pro 7 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 9 0
2013 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 1
Total USA 16 1 3 0 2 0 0 0 21 1
Career total 16 1 3 0 2 0 0 0 21 1

Updated June 23, 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Raiders Shut Out Syracuse 1-0 in Season Opener". Colgate Raiders (Colgate University Athletics). 27 August 2011. Retrieved 30 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Union sign McLaughlin as second Home Grown Player". Philadelphia Union (Philadelphia Union Communications). 12 December 2011. Retrieved 30 May 2012. 
  3. ^ Berton, Michael (30 May 2012). "Freddy Adu leads Philadelphia Union to first Open Cup win, 3-0 over Rochester Rhinos". TheCup.us. Retrieved 30 May 2012. 

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