SF City FC will open its inaugural 2016 Premier Development League season away to the Las Vegas Mobsters this coming Saturday. The match will kickoff at 7:30pm at Green Valley High School.
SF City has finalized its roster for the 2016 season. The club is delighted to add 11 returners plus 2 more newcomers in addition to the players announced over the last 2 weeks. Goalkeeper Austin Harms, Defenders: A.J. Swoboda, Anthony Rascon, Ben Brewster, Midfielders: Barry McCabe, Bobby Edwards, Dylan Murphy, Johannes Demarzi, Nick Littleton, Quentin Balhan and George Plakorus will all be playing for the Iron and Gold. SF City also welcomes Defender Kevin Gould and Forward Adnan Gabeljic. Gould played at USF from 2011-2015, where he captained the team in his Junior and Senior seasons. Gould can play across the back four or as a defensive midfielder. Gabeljic comes to SF City FC from USL Pro side, Sacramento Republic FC. He played for St. Louis University and scored 15 goals in 69 matches for the Billikens. Gabeljic was drafted in the 2014 MLS Superdraft by Sporting Kansas City.
This will be the 1st overall meeting between the 2 teams and 1st of three Central Pacific Divisional matches this season. This is Las Vegas’ 3rd season in the PDL. They are coached by former Crystal Palace and Wellington United goalkeeper Paul Barron, currently in his 2nd season. Barron has also worked at Newcastle, Middlesborough, QPR and West Bromwich Albion as a goalkeeper coach.
The match will be broadcast live (audio only) at SFCityFC.com. Broadcaster Charles Wollin will have the pre-match build-up and call from Green Valley High School starting at 7:25pm.