Player Details

Name

Jon Gallagher

Pronunciation

Gal-uh-her

Height

5' 9"

Weight

159 lbs

Date of Birth

2.23.1996 (26)

Position

Defender

Position Detail

Unknown

Preferred Side

Unknown

Roster Category

Senior
Career Summary

Jon Gallagher, was part of the 2018 MLS Cup winning roster during his tenure in Atlanta from 2018-20, making 16 regular season appearances (11 starts) and scoring four (4) goals. In 2019, Gallagher (pronounced “GAL-uh-her”) started eight (8) matches and added one (1) goal and one (1) assist for Atlanta United 2 (USL) before being loaned to Scottish Premiership side Aberdeen FC, where he earned 31 caps and contributed one (1) goal and three (3) assists across all competitions in 2019-20. Gallagher played and started all six (6) Europa League Qualifying matches for Aberdeen FC in 2019, where he produced three (3) assists.

Atlanta United’s No. 14 pick in the 2018 MLS SuperDraft, Gallagher played 29 matches for Atlanta United 2 (26 starts), leading the team in goals scored with six (6) and adding five (5) assists during the 2018 USL season. The Dundalk, Ireland native was drafted from Notre Dame after a decorated collegiate career, tallying 39 goals and 15 assists in 84 matches played, earning two All-ACC selections and a mention in the College Soccer News All-America Second Team and NSCAA All-South Region Second Team (2016).

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