Philadelphia Union transfer defender Stuart Findlay to Oxford United
TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Transfer The Philadelphia Union have transferred center back Stuart Findlay to Oxford United FC in England’s League One, the club announced Wednesday.
2021 (Philadelphia): Findlay has made 8 appearances (4 starts) in 2021 across all competitions...Made his starting debut for the Union during the club's away match vs. Chicago Fire (Jun. 26)...Joined Philadelphia Union from Kilmarnock F.C. and signed a two-year contract with a club option for a third year in exchange for an undisclosed transfer fee on February 25, 2021...Made his first postseason start against New York City FC in the Eastern Conference Finals of the Audi 2021 MLS Cup Playoffs (Dec.5).
Findlay comes to Philadelphia from Scottish Premiership’s Kilmarnock where he has scored 11 goals and had three assists across 144 total appearances. Previously, Findlay came up through the Celtic F.C. youth system, playing for their academy from 2009-2015 and captaining the U17 team, before turning pro with the Glasgow based club. In the years following, he spent ti on loan between Kilmarnock and England’s Newcastle United, before finally settling with the first-tier Premiership giants where he has remained since 2018.
Internationally, Findlay has made multiple appearances for Scotland’s youth national teams, making 33 appearances from U16-U21. On October 13, 2019, he earned his first cap for Scotland’s senior team where he started the match against San Marino in an UEFA Euro qualifying match, recording a goal and an assist in a 6-0 victory.
ACQUIRED: Philadelphia Union sign center back Stuart Findlay on February 25, 2021.