Tom McLaughlin (soccer)

Thomas J. McLaughlin is a retired American soccer forward who played professionally in the USISL and Major League Soccer.

Tom McLaughlin
Personal information
Full name Thomas J. McLaughlin III
Date of birth (1976-09-12) September 12, 1976
Place of birth Harleysville, Pennsylvania, United States
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
1994–1997 Harvard Crimson
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998 New England Revolution 1 (0)
1998 Worcester Wildfire 9 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only


McLaughlin graduated from La Salle College High School in 1993. He played soccer for FC Delco from 1991 to 1996.[1] He attended the Harvard University, playing on the men's soccer team from 1993 to 1997. McLaughlin was the 1997 Ivy League Player of the Year.[2]


In February 1, 1998, the New England Revolution selected McLaughlin in the third round (thirty-sixth overall) of the 1998 MLS College Draft.[3] He played one game for the Revolution before being released on June 30, 1998. He then signed with the Worcester Wildfire for the remainder of the 1998 USISL A-League season.[4]


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