Get To Know Your Islanders: Miller, Nishanian, Brent, Libhart, Sanchez
Get into the action even more by getting to know the many characters that make up you Harrisburg City Islanders. We have players from all over the world with different experiences, life lessons, and personalities.
We started off by learning what makes our leading scorer, Aaron Wheeler, tick.
MATCH RECAP: Islanders Have Late Game Magic Again At Home
After falling down by a goal in the second half the Islanders needed another last-second miracle at home to grab a point against the Charleston Battery at FNB Field on Saturday night.
Harrisburg took the early lead off of a blistering shot by Rasheed Olabiyi before giving up two quick goals in the second half to a Charleston side that was playing with only 10 men.
Rodolfo Correia Joins Islanders Coaching Staff
Harrisburg, PA (May 18, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders have announced the addition of Rodolfo Correia to their coaching staff as the Islanders Assistant Coach for the 2017 season.
Correia joins the Islanders coaching staff in 2017.
Correia holds UEFA licenses along with experiences coaching and playing in major competitions throughout the world.
Islanders Sign Ghanaian Player Fredrick Yamoah Opoku
Harrisburg, Pa (May 5, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders have added another forward to their 2017 roster with the signing of Fredrick Yamoah Opoku from Ghana.
“I am very excited to be on this team,” said Opoku. “I want to do my best to help the team going forward throughout the season.
Islanders Welcome Back Pedro Ribeiro
Ribeiro Brings His Talent to Harrisburg Full-time in 2017
Harrisburg, PA (April 14, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders are pleased to welcome Pedro Ribeiro back in 2017. The midfielder represented the Islanders briefly during their last USL championship run in 2014.
“I’m extremely happy to have the opportunity to be a part of the 2017 team,” said Ribeiro.
Jamie Thomas Named USL Team of the Week
Harrisburg Defender Named to Team of the Week After Strong Play Against Previous Club
Harrisburg, PA (April 11, 2017) – The United Soccer League today named Jamie Thomas to the USL Team of the Week. Thomas, a former New York Red Bull, faced the New York Red Bulls II last Wednesday aloingside his fellow Islanders and helped the team to a 1-0 defeat over the Harrisburg rival.
- 04/04/17 Fan Appreciation Night
Capelli Sport, Harrisburg City Islanders Announce Uniform Partnership
Professional USL Club Names Capelli Sport Official Uniform Supplier
Harrisburg, PA (April 3, 2017) – 2017 continues to be a special year for the Capelli Sport brand.
An official agreement has been reached that will see the innovative sportswear and team-wear brand become the exclusive uniform supplier of the Harrisburg City Islanders of the United Soccer League (USL).
Islanders Open Up Season on the Road
Harrisburg, PA (March 23, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders are set to kick off their 2017 season when they travel to meet the Richmond Kickers at City Field on Saturday, March 25 (5 p.m.).
For the second year in a row, the Islanders open up their regular season campaign on the road against the Kickers.
Harrisburg City Islanders Announce George Altirs as Majority Owner
Capelli Sport Owner Acquires a Majority Share in the Harrisburg Franchise
Harrisburg, PA (March 24, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders, a professional soccer team playing in Division II United Soccer League (USL), the highest division of soccer in the United States below Major League Soccer (MLS), today announced that George Altirs has been named majority owner of the Central Pennsylvania tea
Islanders Round Out Roster for 2017
Harrisburg City Islanders Sign Veteran Defender, Goalkeeper, and Pair from Ghana
Harrisburg, PA (March 23, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders announced today the signing of Tiago Calvano (defense), Sean Lewis (goalkeeper), Ropapa Mensah (forward), and Abass Mohamed (defense), pending League and Federation approval.
Islanders Ink Olabiyi and Sanchez for 2017 Season
Two More Midfielders Signed with Harrisburg Franchise
Harrisburg, Pa (March 21, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders announced today the signing Rasheed Olabiyi and Manolo Sanchez, pending League and Federation approval. The two midfielders bring an extensive repertoire of professional experience that will strengthen the Harrisburg squad in 2017.
Nick Noble Returns to Harrisburg in 2017
Harrisburg’s Most Winning Goalkeeper Joins the Islanders for His Sixth Season
Harrisburg, Pa (March 20, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders announce today the signing of veteran goalkeeper Nick Noble. The West Virginia native is set to spend his sixth season with the Harrisburg club.
Harrisburg City Islanders Season Preview
Harrisburg City Islanders’ Season at a Glance
Harrisburg, Pa (March 20, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders look to attack the 2017 season with a passionate group of players ready to lead the team back to the playoffs this season.
Islanders Sign Local Talent and New Faces to 2017 Roster
Four New Signings Include Two Lancaster County Natives
Harrisburg, Pa (March 16, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders announced today the signing of four more players for the 2017 season. As they continue to round out their roster with new and experienced talent, the Harrisburg squad add John Grosh (midfield), Mike Olla (forward), Jake Bond (defense), and Griffin Libhart (defense).
Islanders Reschedule Final Preseason Match Against In-State Rival
Harrisburg, Pa (March 13, 2017) – Due to severe weather warnings, the preseason friendly between the Harrisburg City Islanders and the Bethlehem Steel has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 16 at YSC Sports in Wayne, PA.
Harrisburg City Islanders announce partnership with Spooky Nook Sports
Harrisburg, Pa (March 12, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders have announced that Spooky Nook Sports will be the Official Strength and Conditioning Partner for the team during their 2017 campaign.
The Islanders will start training at Spooky Nook Sports Monday, March 13 and will continue until the start of the regular season.
Islanders Meet Binghamton Univeristy at Millersville University
Harrisburg, PA (March 10, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders play closer to home this Sunday, March 12 at Millersville University when they face Binghamton University in one of their final preseason matches of 2017.
Harrisburg has posted an undefeated record so far in their 2017 preseason campaign.
Harrisburg City Islanders Sign 2015 USL Goalie Of The Year
Brandon Miller Returns to the East Coast for 2017 Season
Harrisburg, Pa (March 9, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders announced today that they have signed former goalie of the year, Brandon Miller, for the 2017 season, pending League and Federation approval.
Islanders Play First USL Foe in Preseason
Harrisburg, PA (March 6, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders continue their preseason with a matchup against their Eastern Conference rival the New York Red Bulls II on Wednesday, March 8 at the New York Red Bulls Training Facility at 1 p.m.
After going unbeaten in their first three preseason games against college teams, the Islanders will take on their first USL team of the preseason.
Islanders Continue Preseason Slate against LIU Brooklyn and UMBC
Harrisburg, PA (March 3, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders continue their slate of preseason games with a matchup with LIU-Brooklyn Blackbirds at Capelli Sports Complex in New Jersey today, Friday, March 3 at 4:30 p.m.
Head Coach Bill Becher’s team is starting to take shape with players Johnny Mendoza, Lee Nishanian and Chris Hill being added to the roster during the past week.
Travis Brent Signs with Harrisburg City Islanders
Rush Soccer Product Makes USL Debut After Seasons Overseas
Harrisburg, PA (March 2, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders announce the signing of defender Travis Brent, pending League and Federation approval. Brent’s signing with the Islanders marks his debut in the United Soccer League (USL).
Jonny Mendoza Signs with Harrisburg City Islanders
Harrisburg, PA (March 1, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders today announced the addition of midfielder Jonathan “Jonny” Mendoza to the 2017 roster, pending League and Federation approval. Mendoza brings four years of professional experience to the Harrisburg team, having played in the United Soccer League (USL) since 2013.
Islanders Kick Off 2017 Preseason Against Lehigh University
Harrisburg, PA (February 24, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders are kicking off their 2017 preseason slate on Sunday, February 26 at 12 p.m. with a trip to Ulrich Sports Complex to face Lehigh University.
Local players on the Lehigh roster include three players from Conestoga Area High School: Will Smith (goalkeeper), David Zipkin (midfield), and Danny Gonzalez.
Chris Hill Signs with Harrisburg City Islanders in 2017
The New Jersey Defender Returns to Harrisburg for a Second Season
Harrisburg, PA (February 24, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders today announced the signing of defender Chris Hill, pending League and Federation approval. The defender returns to Central Pennsylvania after making his United Soccer League (USL) debut with the Harrisburg franchise last season.
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