Paul Islas

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Paul Islas
Personal information
Date of birth (1991-09-14) 14 September 1991 (age 25)
Place of birth Fresno, California, United States
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Forward, Winger
Club information
Current team
Fresno Fuego
Number 11
Youth career
2009–2012 Fresno Pacific Sunbirds
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2013 Fresno Fuego 24 (16)
2013 Charlotte Eagles 11 (3)
2014– Fresno Fuego 13 (4)
National team
2008 United States U18 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of June 18, 2014.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of July 20, 2013

Paul Islas (born September 14, 1991) is an American soccer player who plays for Fresno Fuego in the USL Premier Development League.


College & Amateur[edit]

Islas played college soccer at Fresno Pacific University between 2009 and 2012, where in his senior year he was NSCAA All-America Third Team.[1]

During his time at college, Islas also played for USL PDL club Fresno Fuego in 2012.[2]

Professional career[edit]

On January 17, 2013, Islas was selected 19th overall in the 2013 MLS Supplemental Draft by Chivas USA.[3] Islas didn't secure a contract with the Major League Soccer team and returned to Fresno Fuego for their 2013 season.[4]

Islas signed his first professional contract with USL Pro club Charlotte Eagles on July 2, 2013.[5]