Two Former Teammates Clash as Head Coaches on Friday
HARRISBURG, PA (July 28, 2016) – In the soccer world, former teammates can turn into coaching rivalries, which is the story with the City Islanders head coach and General Manager, Bill Becher, and the Rochester Rhino’s head coach, Bob Lilley.
The pair played one season together with the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL)’s Hershey Impact during the 1990-1991 season.
Lip Sync Battle the Popcorn Hat Players at FNB Field!
Harrisburg, PA (July 27, 2016) – The Harrisburg City Islander welcome the Popcorn Hat Players on July 29 and August 2.
The Popcorn Hat Players is one of five companies at Gamut Theatre Group who present eight mainstage productions each year.
Celebrate Christmas in July & Bermuda Night with the Islanders!
Harrisburg, Pa (July 26, 2016) – Starting Friday, July 29 the City Islanders will return to FNB Field for their next home game series as they face the Rochester Rhinos and the New York Red Bulls II. Join the team as they host two jam-packed nights of fun-filled events and free giveaways for City fans.
USL Midseason Meetings Scheduled for San Jose
USL News Release, Tuesday, July 26, 2016
League to update League Ownership on business and competition initiatives.
TAMPA, Fla. – On the field, the USL midseason arrived in early July, but this week the midseason comes for USL executives, team owners and leaders as they converge on San Jose for the League’s annual Summer Meetings on Thursday.
Player Profile: Jose Barril Talks American Soccer, His “Dream Team” and Tennis…
Jose Barril is a Spanish football player from Madrid, Spain who began his soccer career with Real Madrid at 7 years old and continued with the organization until 2013. In 2014, Barril signed with the City Islanders, where he’s made over 30 appearances, has scored numerous goals, and set up countless assists.
MATCH REPORT: City Islanders Earn Three More Points Against Instate Rival Bethlehem
USL MATCH REPORT – Courtesy Nicholas Murray
BETHLEHEM, Pa. – The Harrisburg City Islanders took back-to-back victories for the second time this season as Brett Jankouskas’ second-half goal earned a 1-0 victory against Bethlehem Steel FC on Thursday evening at Goodman Stadium.
MATCH PREVIEW: Islanders Look to Keep Playoff Hopes Alive Against Bethlehem Thursday
Harrisburg, PA (July 19, 2016) – After grabbing their first win in over two months City Islanders FC will hope to ride that momentum into their next match up with another in-state rival when they take on Bethlehem Steel FC at Goodman Stadium on Thursday, July 21 at 4 p.m.
Jose Barril Named to USL’s Team of the Week
USL News Release, Tuesday, July 19, 2016
TAMPA, Fla. – Jose Barril has been name on the USL’s Team of the week in the 17th week of the 2016 season after leading the islanders to a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Riverhounds in their second meeting the Keystone Derby Cup game. Barril hoisted his team to victory by dishing out an assist and scoring a goal.
MATCH REPORT: City Islanders Snap Winless Streak in First Keystone Derby Victory of 2016
PITTSBURGH – The Harrisburg City Islanders tallied twice in the opening half and held off the Pittsburgh Riverhounds for a 2-1 victory on Sunday at Highmark Stadium in the Keystone Derby clash. The match was originally scheduled for April 9. Dante Leverock and Jose Barril each scored in the first half to lift the City Islanders.
MATCH PREVIEW: Islanders Return to Pittsburgh for Second Round of Keystone Derby
Harrisburg, PA (July 13, 2016) – History would suggest that when these two Pennsylvania teams meet in league play that something like a playoff spot is on the line. But, when City Islanders FC and the Pittsburgh Riverhounds take the pitch at Highmark Stadium on Sunday, July 17 they will be playing just to keep their seasons alive.
MATCH REPORT: Islanders Unable to Stage Comeback Against Toronto, Fall 2-4
Lancaster, PA (July 10, 2016) – A series of quick second half goals from Toronto FC II lifted them to a 4-2 win over City Islanders FC on Sunday night in front of 1,503 fans at Clipper Magazine Stadium.
It was the second time the teams had met in Lancaster this season. City was able to grab the first game with a resounding 2-1 win that was not as close as the score would indicate.
MATCH PREVIEW: City Islanders Host Toronto FC II Sunday
USL MATCH PREVIEW – LANCASTER, Pa. – The Harrisburg City Islanders and Toronto FC II meet on Sunday evening at Clipper Magazine Stadium with Toronto looking to build off a big midweek victory against a City Islanders side that has struggled of late. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. ET.
MATCH REPORT: Islanders Fall to Richmond 0-3
Lancaster, PA (July 8, 2016) – City Islanders FC suffered their first loss in Lancaster after they fell 3-0 to the Richmond Kickers Friday night in Clipper Magazine Stadium.
Before Friday’s game City had won all three of their previous matches in Lancaster County, which most recently featured a two-game winning streak a few weeks ago this season.
MATCH PREVIEW: Islanders Get Second Chance Against Richmond Friday
Harrisburg, PA (July 8, 2016) – After returning from the western front of the state, City Islanders FC will return to Lancaster for a pair of critical games in Clipper Magazine Stadium on Friday, July 8 and Sunday, July 10.
Lancaster has been good to the Islanders this year.
City Islanders Return to Clipper Magazine Stadium July 8 & 10
After returning from the western front of the state City Islanders FC will return to Lancaster for a pair of critical games in Clipper Magazine Stadium on Friday, July 8 and Sunday, July 10.
Lancaster has been good to the Islanders this year. Both of their matches this season and last were high scoring affairs that helped the Islanders build momentum and string together wins.
First Keystone Derby Cup Clash Ends in Deadlock
USL MATCH REPORT – Courtesy Nicholas Murray
PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Riverhounds and Harrisburg City Islanders played to a 0-0 draw in the first edition of this season’s Keystone Derby Cup on Monday night at Highmark Stadium.
City Islanders Kickoff 2016 Keystone Derby in Pittsburgh Monday
The first leg of the K&L Gates and Pennsylvania Lottery Keystone Derby Cup will finally take place between City Islanders FC and the Pittsburgh Riverhounds almost three months after the game was supposed to be played.
The two cross-state rivals will renew their rivalry with the first of three matches on Monday, July 4 in Pittsburgh at Highmark Stadium.
USL Formally Welcomes Nashville to League
USL NEWS RELEASE
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The United Soccer League formally welcomed its new Nashville franchise to the league today in a downtown public celebration that included Nashville Mayor Megan Barry and the team’s ownership group. The franchise revealed that the team would be known as Nashville FC and would immediately begin accepting ticket deposits for its inaugural 2018 campaign.
City Islanders Go “All in for Ashlyn”
Harrisburg, PA (June 25, 2016) – The City Islanders are inviting you to participate in the “All In For Ashlyn” Car Wash event on Sunday, June 26.
Ashlyn Brysiak, an 8-year-old student at East Penn School District and EPSL soccer player.
POSTPONED: #HARvCLT Rescheduled for Saturday, June 25 at FNB Field
SATURDAY, JUNE 25 I FNB FIELD
12:30PM KICKOFF I 11:30PM GATES OPEN
ALL GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS AT THE GATE ONLY $5
*FANS CAN USE THEIR TICKETS FROM FRIDAY NIGHT’S MATCH FOR ENTRY ON SATURDAY*
Harrisburg, PA (June 23, 2016) – City Islanders FC will look to build off of the momentum they built in the waning minutes of their last game when they face the
Highmark Fireworks, Giveaways & Post Game Party & More FRIDAY!
The Harrisburg City Islanders are excited to announce that they will be having fireworks on three separate occasions this season, starting with Friday, June 24 after the Islanders match against the Charlotte Independence at FNB Field. GET TICKETS!
The first will be sponsored by Highmark and the night will also feature a Highmark slingsack giveaway.
MATCH REPORT: Late Rally Not Enough, Islanders Fall to FC Montreal 2-3
Harrisburg, PA (June 21, 2016) – City Islanders FC did everything they could to make an improbable comeback, but ultimate fell to Montreal FC 3-2 in front of 1,846 fans on Tuesday night at FNB Field.
The Islanders dug themselves a three goal hole early in the second half after giving up two quick goals just minutes apart.
MATCH PREVIEW: City Islanders Begin FNB Series Tuesday
City Islanders FC will return home for the first time in over a month to try to snap a four game losing streak and get back into the USL playoff hunt when they welcome in FC Montreal Tuesday, June 21 at 7 p.m. in FNB Field.
While they have payed a home game in Lancaster a month ago, the last time they have seen the friendly confines of City Island was almost two months ago.
Two Game Ticket Deal: June 21 & 24
For a limited time fans can purchase a two game ticket offer for the City Islanders’ upcoming matches at FNB Field Tuesday, June 21st and Friday, June 24th. Adult General Admission entry to both matches for $24 (regular $30). Youth General Admission entry to both matches $12 (regular $18).
#HARvMTL | FNB Field | Tuesday, June 21 7:00 p.m.
MATCH REPORT: Late Penalty Kick Pushes Charleston Past City Islanders
USL MATCH REPORT
Courtesy Charlie Corr
CHARLESTON, S.C. – After back-to-back losses at MUSC Health Stadium, the Charleston Battery restored some order with a 1-0 victory against the Harrisburg City Islanders on Saturday. Justin Portillo’s 82nd-minute penalty kick held up down the stretch for Charleston. With the win, Charleston improves to 6-4-3 overall (21 points) and 4-2-1 at home.
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