Jermaine McGlashan is an English winger who was born in Croydon on 14th April 1988. McGlashan began his career in non-league with Tooting & Mitcham United. He joined Staines in 2006, and also had spells with Bracknell, Kingstonian, Raynes Park Vale, Merstham and Ashford Town.
McGlashan had a series of trials in the summer of 2010. He played for Alan Pardew's Southampton in a friendly at Farnborough, and put in a solid showing. He was not offered a deal however. McGlashan also trained with Bristol Rovers and Hayes & Yeading before eventually signing for Aldershot. He made his professional debut in a 3-0 home defeat to Watford on 10th August 2010. McGlashan took to league football with ease, enjoying a decent first campaign in League 2. His first goal arrived on 2nd November 2010 in a 2-2 draw with Hereford.
McGlashan continued to perform to a high standard during 2011/12. He scored a double in a 5-2 win at Dagenham in October 2011, before netting further goals against Crewe and Burton. He attracted plenty of interest from other clubs in January 2012, turning down an approach from Gillingham to sign for Cheltenham. McGlashan opened his account for The Robins in a 2-0 win over Torquay on 25th February. He helped the club to a 6th place finish, and also scored in both legs of the play-off semi-final against Torquay. Unfortunately for McGlashan and Cheltenham, the club would be beaten in the final against Crewe. He scored four goals during 2012/13 as Cheltenham once again missed out on the play-offs.