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  • 07/22/17 USL Match Recap: Islanders Fall to Cincinnati, 3-0

    CINCINNATI – FC Cincinnati earned its third consecutive league victory with a 3-0 win against the Harrisburg City Islanders in front of a crowd of 18,334 at Nippert Stadium on Saturday night after two lightning delays – one in either half – delayed proceedings.

  • 07/18/17 MATCH RECAP: Islanders Continue Undefeated Streak At Home

    The Harrisburg City Islanders stretched their undefeated streak to three games with a 1-1 draw against the Charlotte Independence on Tuesday night at FNB Field.
    Harrisburg grabbed the lead early in the match from Ropapa Mensah’s second goal in as many games off a floating, direct pass from John Grosh who had just been substituted on.

  • 07/12/17 MATCH RECAP: Islanders Take 2-0 Win Against New York Red Bulls II

    Although the Harrisburg City Islanders were without their leading scorer they were able to find their offense early and lean on their strong defense late to take a 2-0 win on Tuesday night against the New York Red Bulls II.
    Without Ribeiro in the lineup, the Islanders relied on a starting lineup that saw Paul Wilson and Cardel Benbow getting their first start together in a few matches.


    ROCHESTER, N.Y. – The Rochester Rhinos created a number of goal-scoring chances, and eventually they broke through with second-half sub Jochen Graf scoring in the 85th minute for a 1-0 victory against the Harrisburg City Islanders on Saturday at Capelli Sport Stadium.

  • 07/01/17 Match Recap: Ribeiro Sparks Fire That Leads to Islanders Victory

    VAUGHAN, Ont. – The Harrisburg City Islanders took back-to-back victories for the first time this season as they defeated Toronto FC II 4-3 at the Ontario Soccer Centre on Saturday evening.

  • 06/24/17 MATCH RECAP: Islanders Grab Three Points Against Louisville

    The Harrisburg City Islanders earned their first win in 10 games with an improbable 1-0 victory over Louisville City FC on Saturday night at FNB Field.
    Over the last month, Louisville has been rolling and came into the match looking to pick up their fourth win in as many games and take the top spot in the Eastern Conference.
    Harrisburg, however, had other ideas.

  • 06/20/17 MATCH RECAP: Islanders Lose First Game At Home This Season

    The Harrisburg City Islanders suffered their first loss at FNB Field on Saturday night in a 1-0 defeat at the hands of their instate rival, the Bethlehem Steel FC.
    Harrisburg continued to struggle within the attacking third of the pitch and paid for it in the second half when Bethlehem’s Captain, James Chambers, tallied the opening goal of the match in the 54th minute.

  • 06/17/17 Match Recap: Islanders Fall to Charlotte

    MATTHEWS, N.C. – Jorge Herrera scored a pair of goals during the grand opening of the Independence’s permanent home venue, the Sportsplex at Matthews, on Saturday as the club enjoyed a 2-0 victory against the Harrisburg City Islanders. This is the first of 12 regular-season home matches at Matthews after playing at Winthrop University’s Eagle Field.

  • 06/15/17 Match Recap: Mendoza Scores Lone Goal in Final 2017 Open Cup Match

    The Harrisburg City Islanders run in the 2017 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup competition came to a halt after a match against the Philadelphia Union last night at Talen Energy Stadium in Chester, Pennsylvania. Again, the Islanders faced off against their in-state MLS foe in round four of the national competition.

  • 06/10/17 Match Recap: Islanders Return Home After 1-0 Loss in Ottawa

    OTTAWA – After Ottawa Fury FC had thought it attained a first-half goal, Sito Seone left little doubt in his second-half strike as Fury FC earned a 1-0 victory against the Harrisburg City Islanders on Saturday at TD Place. Seone’s goal was an element of justice for he and Fury FC as it appeared that he should have been awarded first-half score.

  • 05/31/17 Match Recap: Islanders Advance to Round 4 of U.S. Open Cup

    The Harrisburg City Islanders advance to round 4 of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup after a victory in Reading, PA against Reading United A.C. (PDL).
    Danny DiPrima opened up the scoring for Harrisburg within the first 10 minutes of the first half. An assist from Pedro Ribeiro, a former Reading United player, gave the DiPrima the perfect opportunity to score and tally his third career goal in U.S.

  • 05/28/17 Match Recap: Steel FC Finds Spark, Downs Harrisburg

    BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Bethlehem Steel FC hadn’t scored multiple goals in a match in nearly a month and a half. The offense found some life Sunday as James Chambers, Seku Conneh and Cory Burke each tallied to lead Bethlehem to a 2-1 victory against the Harrisburg City Islanders at Goodman Stadium. Chambers scored his first of the season late in the first half.

  • 05/24/17 MATCH RECAP: Defensive Match Leads To Scoreless Draw

    Harrisburg, PA (May 24, 2017) – In what usually is a match full of drama and intrigue the Harrisburg City Islanders and Pittsburgh Riverhounds played to a scoreless draw in the second leg of the Keystone Derby Cup presented by K&L Gates and The Pennsylvania Lottery Wednesday night at FNB Field.

  • 05/17/17 MATCH RECAP: Islanders Beat Nor’Easters After Seven Rounds of PKs

    Islanders Win in a Shootout and Advance to Round Three of Open Cup Play
    Harrisburg, PA (May 17, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders took a win over the Ocean City Nor’Easters in the second round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup after seven rounds of PKs.

  • 04/18/17 MATCH RECAP: Islanders extend point streak to three games

    Harrisburg, PA (April 18, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders extended their point streak to three games in a 1-1 draw with Orlando City B on Tuesday night at FNB Field.

    Harrisburg looked to have the three points in hand with a Tiago Calvano penalty kick conversion in the 80th minute but Orlando got the equalizer from Zach Carol with just minutes left in the game.

  • 04/15/17 MATCH RECAP: Islanders stay undefeated against the Bethlehem Steel FC

    The Harrisburg City Islanders opened up their 2017 home campaign with a thrilling 3-2 victory over their in-state rivals the Bethlehem Steel FC in front of a record crowd of 3,264 people at FNB Field on Saturday night.

  • 04/05/17 Match Report: City Islanders Hold Off Redbulls

    HARRISON, N.J. – The Harrisburg City Islanders got a goal from Manolo Sanchez to earn a 1-0 victory against the New York Red Bulls II on Wednesday night at Red Bull Arena to take their first win of the 2017 USL season.

  • 09/24/16 MATCH REPORT: City Islanders Close Season with Victory in Montreal

    MONTREAL – The Harrisburg City Islanders took a 3-1 victory against FC Montreal on Saturday afternoon at the Complexe Sportif Claude-Robillard in the final game of the 2016 USL regular season for both clubs. Both sides had chances in the first half.

  • 09/17/16 MATCH REPORT: Islanders Rally But Unable to Find Game Winner to Stay in USL Playoff Race

    MILLERSVILLE, Pa. – The Harrisburg City Islanders found a late equalizer from Bobby Warshaw as they played Wilmington Hammerheads FC to a 1-1 draw on Saturday at Pucillo Field on the campus of Millersville University.

  • 09/07/16 MATCH REPORT: Islanders Fall to NYRB II, Red Bull’s Claim USL Regular Season Championship

    MILLERSVILLE, Pa. – The New York Red Bulls II claimed the 2016 USL Regular Season Championship as Vincent Bezecourt and Noah Powder both scored twice in a 4-1 victory against the City Islanders on Wednesday evening at Pucillo Field.

  • 08/30/16 MATCH REPORT: Islanders Strike Back to Draw with Steel FC

    Harrisburg, PA (August 30, 2016) – Craig Foster’s two goals helped fuel City Islanders FC’s comeback to stay undefeated in the season series against Bethlehem Steel FC Tuesday night at FNB Field in front of 1,362 fans.
    Foster both started and finished the scoring in the game with two skillful runs into the box that placed him one-on-one with the keeper both times.

  • 08/27/16 MATCH REPORT: City Islanders Claim 2016 Keystone Derby Cup with Draw Against Pittsburgh

    Harrisburg, PA ( August 27, 2016) – After getting back into the playoff picture the City Islanders returned home to host their cross-state rivals the Pittsburgh Riverhounds and attempt to raise the Keystone Derby Cup for the first time since the cup’s inception in front of 2,853 fans at FNB Field.

  • 08/14/16 MATCH REPORT: City Islanders Jump Past TFCII, Keep Playoff Push Alive

    VAUGHAN, Ontario – The Harrisburg City Islanders’ Jose Barril tallied midway through the second half to lead his side to a 1-0 road victory against Toronto FC II on Sunday at the Ontario Soccer Centre. With the win, Harrisburg takes the season series, having also earned a 2-1 victory on May 24. Toronto posted a 4-2 win on July 10 during the three-game season series.

  • 08/10/16 MATCH REPORT: Islanders Earn Draw Against USL Eastern Conference Leaders Louisville

    USL MATCH REPORT – Courtesy Nicholas Murray
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Louisville City FC was held to a 1-1 draw by the Harrisburg City Islanders in front of 5,563 fans at Slugger Field on Wednesday night.

  • 08/02/16 MATCH REPORT: Islanders Unable To Contain New York Bulls II, Fall 0-5

    Harrisburg, PA (August 2, 2016) – The point streak for City Islanders FC was snapped at three games as they were shutout 0-5 by New York Red Bulls II at FNB Field on Tuesday night in front of 1,837 fans.
    New York was able to take both games from the Islanders this season by an aggregate score of 6-0.