ATLANTA – Atlanta United today announced it has signed Aiden McFadden as a U-20 Call Up Replacement, filling the roster slot temporarily left vacant by Tyler Wolff’s call-up to the U.S. Under-20 Men’s Youth National Team for the 2022 Concacaf U-20 Championships from June 18 to July 3.
During the period from June 18 to July 3, the league and the MLS Players Association have agreed to allow an exception to the limitations on short-term loan agreements for clubs with players unavailable due to U-20 national team call ups.McFadden, 23, spent his college career at Notre Dame before being selected 59th overall in the 2021 MLS SuperDraft. The Pennsylvania native has since become a staple of the Atlanta United 2 setup. In his first season with the USL Championship side, McFadden set the ATL UTD 2 record for most goals in a season with eight. His versatile skillset has seen him play for head coach Jack Collison as a defender, midfielder and forward. The former Fighting Irish made his first-team debut in a cameo against Colorado Rapids on March 5, 2022.
Atlanta (4-5-4, 16 points) returns to action Sunday, June 19 when it hosts Inter Miami FC at Mercedes-Benz Stadium (3 p.m. ET, ESPN2, ESPN Deportes, 92-9 The Game, La Mejor).
TRANSACTION: Atlanta United signs Aiden McFadden as a U-20 Call Up Replacement to a Short-Term Standard Player Agreement as on June 17, 2022.
Name: Aiden McFadden
Birthdate: September 28, 1998 (23)
Birthplace: West Chester, Pennsylvania
2022 Atlanta United roster (as of June 17, 2022)
Goalkeepers (5): Dylan Castanheira+, Justin Garces*, Brad Guzan+, Rocco Ríos Novo^^, Bobby Shuttleworth
Defenders (12): Mikey Ambrose, George Campbell, Alex De John, Alan Franco, Andrew Gutman, Ronald Hernández, Brooks Lennon, Aiden McFadden^^^, Efrain Morales*, Miles Robinson, Bryce Washington, Caleb Wiley
Midfielders (11): Thiago Almada, Osvaldo Alonso+, Ezequiel Barco**, Erik Centeno, Emerson Hyndman, Franco Ibarra, Marcelino Moreno, Matheus Rossetto, Amar Sejdic, Santiago Sosa, Tyler Wolff
Forwards (7): Luiz Araújo, Machop Chol, Ronaldo Cisneros^, Jackson Conway, Dom Dwyer, Erik López*, Josef Martínez
*-On loan to Atlanta United 2
**-On loan to Club Atlético River Plate
*-On loan to Club Atlético Banfield
^-On loan from Chivas Guadalajara
^^- On loan from Club Atlético Lanús
^^^- On Short Term loan Agreement from ATL UTD 2
+- On Season-Ending Injury List