Ian Harkes Player Profile

Player Details

  • Full Name: Ian Andrew Harkes
  • Born: March 30th, 1995 (Derby, England)
  • Height: 5' 11
  • Position: Midfielder
  • Signed: January 15th, 2019
  • First Manager: Robbie Neilson
  • Career Totals: 15 appearances, 1 goals
  • Also Played For: DC United


Playing History


Season Win % Draw % Loss %
2018-19 11 (4) 1 2 0 60.0% 13.3% 26.7%
Totals: 11 (4) 1


 Apps = First Team Appearances (Sub Appearances) | Gls = Goals
 GtGR = Goals to Games Ratio | W/D/L - Games won, drawn or lost as percentage of games played in
 Yel = Yellow Cards/Cautions | Red = Red Cards/Dismissals

 Recent First Team Starts
 20/04/19 Championship vs. Inverness CT (A) 2 - 0
 12/04/19 Championship vs. Ayr Utd (H) 2 - 1
 05/04/19 Championship vs. Ross County (A) 1 - 1
 26/03/19 Championship vs. Dunfermline (A) 1 - 0
 09/03/19 Championship vs. Partick Th (A) 1 - 2

 Recent First Team Goals
 19/01/19 4th Round vs. Montrose (A) 4 - 0

 List of Goals Scored (click to expand)
 19/01/19 4th Round vs. Montrose (A)  4 - 0

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
 20/04/19 Championship vs. Inverness CT (A)  2 - 0
 12/04/19 Championship vs. Ayr Utd (H)  2 - 1
 05/04/19 Championship vs. Ross County (A)  1 - 1
 30/03/19 Championship vs. QOS (H)  1 - 2
 26/03/19 Championship vs. Dunfermline (A)  1 - 0
 23/03/19 Championship vs. Alloa Athletic (H)  2 - 1
 09/03/19 Championship vs. Partick Th (A)  1 - 2
 03/03/19 Quarter Final vs. Inverness CT (H)  1 - 2
 26/02/19 Championship vs. Inverness CT (H)  1 - 0
 23/02/19 Championship vs. Falkirk (A)  1 - 1
 16/02/19 Championship vs. QOS (A)  1 - 0
 09/02/19 Quarter Final vs. St Mirren (A)  2 - 1
 02/02/19 Championship vs. Morton (H)  2 - 1
 25/01/19 Championship vs. Ayr Utd (A)  0 - 1
 19/01/19 4th Round vs. Montrose (A)  4 - 0


Biography


The son of former USA national team captain John Harkes, Ian was actually born in England before returning to the United States where he played high school soccer at Gonzaga College High School and for the youth academy of D.C. United. Ian served as the club captain for the U-18 and U-16 academy teams. During his junior and senior years at Gonzaga College High School, Harkes served as the varsity captain. He earned the team's Most Valuable Offensive Player in both 2011 and 2012.

Ahead of the 2013 NCAA Division I men's soccer season, Ian signed a National Letter of Intent to play for Wake Forest University, where he competed for four years for the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. On January 6, 2017, Ian was awarded the Hermann Trophy, awarded to the best college soccer player in the United States and shortly after he signed his first professional contract with MLS side DC United. He played with DC for two seasons, enjoying his most prolific campaign in 2017, scoring twice and featuring regularly. Having already played for the US national mens soccer U20s, Ian received a call-up for the United States men's national soccer team for a friendly against Bosnia and Herzegovina on January 8, 2018. With first team options limited during his second season, he was released at the end of 2018.

Signing a two year contract, Ian signed for United in January 2019 to become the first player of US nationality to play for the Club.

Squad Numbers


47

Season:
2018-19





Debut (as sub)

January 19th, 2019
Montrose 0 - 4 Dundee United

Scottish Cup (4th Round)

Full Debut

February 2nd, 2019
Dundee United 2 - 1 Greenock Morton

League (Championship)


Timeline


  • Date of Birth

    Ian was born on this date in Derby, England.

  • Signed For Dundee United

    The son of former USA national team captain John Harkes, Ian was actually born in England before returning to the United States where he played high school soccer at Gonzaga College High School and for the youth academy of D.C. United. Ian served as the club captain for the U-18 and U-16 academy teams. During his junior and senior years at Gonzaga College High School, Harkes served as the varsity captain. He earned the team's Most Valuable Offensive Player in both 2011 and 2012.

  • United’s Scottish Cup campaign got off to a winning start with a comfortable 4-0 fourth round victory over Montrose at Links Park. In their first competitive game against the Gable Endies since 2001, United never looked under any danger after netting an early goal and were always in control of the tie.

  • United’s Scottish Cup campaign got off to a winning start with a comfortable 4-0 fourth round victory over Montrose at Links Park. In their first competitive game against the Gable Endies since 2001, United never looked under any danger after netting an early goal and were always in control of the tie.