Sports stats

 Philadelphia Union II

Philadelphia Union II Add Goalkeeper Mike Sheridan to MLS NEXT Pro Roster

March 15, 2024 - MLS NEXT Pro (MLS NEXT Pro)
Philadelphia Union II News Release

CHESTER, Pa. - Philadelphia Union II announced today that they have signed goalkeeper Mike Sheridan to an MLS NEXT Pro contract through 2024 with a club option for 2025. The 22-year-old goalkeeper will be added to Union II's active roster immediately.

"Mike has demonstrated his capabilities and potential with a successful collegiate career at St. Josephs as well as with USL League 2 club, West Chester United SC," said Philadelphia Union II Head Coach, Marlon LeBlanc. "He is a talented player, adds depth to our goalkeeper unit, and we look forward to integrating him into the squad."

Sheridan appeared in 22 matches (19 starts) during his two years at Saint Joseph's College of Maine. In 2022, he amassed 47 saves in 19 appearances (19 starts), maintaining a 0.79 goals against average (GAA) with five clean sheets. His performances garnered him accolades such as the All-Conference First Team selection and the esteemed title of GNAC Goalkeeper of the Year. Additionally, Sheridan played for local USL League 2 side, West Chester United SC. Last year, Sheridan added an assist in a 4-0 win over Annapolis Blues FC that sent the team to the NPSL Eastern Region Final, a match they went on to win 4-1with Sheridan in net. He becomes the third Union II professional player to join the Union from West Chester United SC since MLS NEXT Pro launched in 2022, following Chris Donovan and Kyle Tucker.

TRANSACTION: Philadelphia Union II Sign goalkeeper Mike Sheridan to an MLS NEXT Pro Contract on March 15, 2024.

Name: Mike Sheridan

Position: Goalkeeper

Height: 6'0"

Weight: 203 lbs

Born: August 24, 2001

Birthplace: Folsom, Pa.

Hometown: Folsom, Pa.

Citizenship: United States

Acquired:Philadelphia Union II Sign goalkeeper Mike Sheridan on March 15, 2024.

• Discuss this story on the MLS NEXT Pro message board...

MLS NEXT Pro Stories from March 15, 2024

The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.

OurSports Central