HOW ACQUIRED: Signed a pre-contract with Philadelphia Union on August 17, 2020, that became effective on January 1, 2021
A 17-year-old central midfielder, McGlynn joined the Union Academy in 2019 and became the 14th Homegrown player in Union history. The Homegrown contract took effect on January 1, 2021.
OUTSIDE MLS: McGlynn made 14 appearances for Philadelphia Union II in 2020, logging 1,123 total minutes, registering five goals, and adding three assists...McGlynn made his debut for the Philadelphia Union II on March 8, 2020 against Loudon United. He scored his first USL goal and added his first USL assist in a breakout performance against New York Red Bulls II in a 3-2 win (August 5). His performance in that match earned him his first USL Team of the Week honors. On August 17, McGlynn signed a pre-contract with the Philadelphia Union that would take effect on January 1, 2021. McGlynn netted his first professional brace against New York Red Bulls II (Sept. 26) with two goals. Spent one year with the Philadelphia Union academy playing for the Academy’s U-17 squad. Starting 12 matches for the Philadelphia Union U-17 squad, McGlynn scored seven goals in total.