Daniel Islas

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Daniel Islas
Personal information
Full name Daniel Alejandro Islas
Date of birth (1979-02-19) February 19, 1979 (age 38)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–1999 Independiente 2 (0)
2000–2002 Tigre 32 (0)
2002–2003 Los Andes 17 (0)
2003–2005 Nueva Chicago 37 (0)
2005–2006 Huracán de Tres Arroyos 55 (0)
2007–2012 Tigre 150 (0)
2012–2013 Huracán 38 (0)
2013–2014 Unión 17 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 00:29, 25 November 2013 (UTC).

Daniel Alejandro Islas (born 19 February 1979 in Buenos Aires) is an Argentine football goalkeeper.


Islas started his professional career in 1997 with Club Atlético Independiente of the Primera División Argentina. In 1999, he dropped down a division to join Club Atlético Tigre where he played until 2002 and then Los Andes between 2002 and 2003.

In 2003 Islas returned to the Primera División with Nueva Chicago but the club were relegated at the end of the 2003-2004 season, he stayed with the club for another season in the Argentine 2nd division. In 2005, he joined Huracán de Tres Arroyos.

In 2007 Islas returned for a second spell with Tigre, he helped the club to gain promotion to the Primera. In Apertura 2007 he was the first team goalkeeper, helping the club to finish in second place, the highest league finish in the clubs history. On 5 June 2011, during a match with Huracán, he sprained his ankle. Islas' convalescence would require up to seven months for complete recovery.[1]


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