HOW ACQUIRED: Traded from Atlanta United in exchange for $175,000 in General Allocation Money on Dec. 13, 2020.
Gallagher, a native of Dundalk, Ireland, will look to continue to develop at Austin FC after a breakthrough season with Atlanta in which he scored four goals in 16 appearances (11 starts(.
OUTSIDE MLS: Played 29 games for Atlanta United 2 in his first year as a professional. He started 26 games and finished the season with a team-best six goals and added five assists. In 2019, he was loaned to Scottish Premiership side Aberdeen FC, where he earned 31 appearances and contributed one goal and three assists across all competitions. Represented England Schoolboys at the U-18 level and has also had trials with European clubs Juventus, Olympique Marseille, Blackburn Rovers and Newcastle United.
COLLEGE: Scored 39 goals and added 15 assists during his college career and was an All-Atlantic Coast Conference performer in each of his four seasons at Notre Dame.