Position: Defender (#2)
Weight: 180 lbs
Born: November 26, 1995
Hometown: Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Previous Club: Aberdeen FC (Scottish Premiership)
How Acquired: Free agent signed on Jan. 19, 2022
The Englishman comes to the Indomitable City after spending the previous two seasons in the Atlanta United FC system. He marked his professional debut with Atlanta United 2 in 2020 and started all 16 matches during the pandemic-shortened season. He signed on with MLS side Atlanta United for 2021, and logged one appearance, before preparing to move clubs. Last June, the defender joined former Atlanta United manager Stephen Glass at Aberdeen FC in Scotland. He logged 10 appearances with the club and amassed 550 minutes, including time in the Scottish Challenge Cup and UEFA Europa Conference League qualifying matches.
Prior to starting his professional career, Gurr was an academy product of English club Gateshead FC. He moved to the United States in 2014, joining the soccer program at Georgia Gwinnett College. As a Grizzly, he tallied 14 goals and 22 assists in four seasons and twice earned First Team All-Independent Institutions recognition. He featured for NPSL club Georgia Revolution from 2018 to 2019.