Player Details

Name

Brandan Craig

Height

6' 1"

Weight

159 lbs

Date of Birth

4.7.2004 (18)

Position

Midfielder

Position Detail

Defensive Midfielder

Preferred Side

Centre

Footedness

Right

Roster Category

Supplemental Slots 25-28

Player Category

Homegrown
Career Summary

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2022 (Philadelphia): In 2022, Craig made one appearance at Center Back in league play...Made his MLS debut against DC United (7/8).

2021 (Philadelphia): Signed a pre-contract with Philadelphia Union on November 12, 2020, that became effective on January 1, 2021.

2020 (Philadelphia II): Craig made 14 appearances (11 starts) for Philadelphia Union II as an amateur, scoring one goal...Craig made his team debut with Union II on July 23, 2020 against New York Red Bulls II...Craig became the youngest captain in Union II history when he wore the band in a match against Atlanta United 2 on September 2...Scored his first USL Championship goal against rival Loudoun United (Sep. 17)...On November 12, Craig signed a Homegrown pre-contract with Philadelphia Union that would take effect on January 1, 2021.

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE

Internationally, Craig has earned six call ups to U.S. Boys National Teams. His latest call up was in April 2019, when he joined the U15 team for the Torneo delle Nazioni in Gradisca, Italy. Craig has earned seven caps for the U-20 USMNT, scoring one goal and adding two assists to his tally.

YOUTH EXPERIENCE

Craig spent four years for the Philadelphia Union Academy and played with the Academy’s U-12, U-13, U-14, U-15, U-16/17 and U-18/19 squads. Over the course of his time with the Academy, he made 85 appearances, 66 starts and scored 14 goals.

ACQUIRED: Philadelphia Union sign defensive midfielder Brandan Craig as a Homegrown Player on November 12, 2020, to become effective January 1, 2021.