Editor’s note: This story appears in the March/April 2021 issue of New England Soccer Journal. Subscribe here for insider access.
Few would call Bradford Jamieson IV, at age 24, a veteran.
But the forward is approaching that territory on a young Hartford Athletic team, arriving at the USL Championship club seven years after signing a Homegrown Player deal with the LA Galaxy.
Jamieson IV turned pro ahead of the 2014 MLS campaign and counts a season in Denmark and scoring at the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand among his résumé bullet points. Across time with LA Galaxy II and San Antonio FC, he’s already played nearly 80 games in America’s second division.