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  • 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

    SANCHEZ SCORES WINNER AGAINST FORMER CLUB FOR HARRISBURG
    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

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    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

    USL MATCH REPORT
    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

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    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.

  • 07/29/16 MATCH REPORT: City Islanders Find Late Equalizer, Earn 1 Point Against Rochester

    Harrisburg, PA (July 29, 2016) – Although City Islanders and the Rochester Rhinos ultimately played to a 1-1 draw, it was a positive result for the Islanders as they extended their unbeaten streak to three games on Friday night at FNB Field.
    The theme for the first 80 minutes of the match was missed opportunities.

  • 07/25/16 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.

  • 07/21/16 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.

  • 07/20/16 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.

  • 07/17/16 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.

  • 07/10/16 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.

  • 07/08/16 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.

  • 07/01/16 City Islanders Prepare for First Round of 2016 Keystone Derby

    Harrisburg, PA (July 1, 2016) – The time has finally come for the City Islanders and the Pittsburgh Riverhounds to face-off in the 2016 K&L Gates and  Pennsylvania Lottery Keystone Derby.  The Pennsylvania rivals were scheduled to play earlier this season on April 9 at the Riverhounds’s Highmark Stadium but inclement weather in Western PA lead to a postponed match.

  • 06/25/16 MATCH REPORT: City Islanders Score Early But Unable to Hold Off Late Charlotte Attack

    Harrisburg, PA (June 25, 2016) – City Islanders FC suffered the sixth straight loss of the season in a contentious 3-1 match against the Charlotte Independence on Saturday afternoon at FNB Field.
    After inclement weather and unsatisfactory field conditions stalled the game the previous night, the two teams were finally able to get their final meeting of the season underway a day later.

  • 06/18/16 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.

  • 06/16/16 City Islanders’ Open Cup Comeback Crushed in Stoppage Time

    USL Match Report – Courtesy Nicholas Murray
    CHESTER, Pa. – The Harrisburg City Islanders surged back with two goals in the final 11 minutes to level the score, but a stoppage-time free kick by Ronald Alberg gave the Philadelphia Union a dramatic 3-2 victory in the Fourth Round of the 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on Wednesday night at Talen Energy Stadium.

  • 06/09/16 MATCH REPORT: Islanders Fall to New York Red Bulls II

    HARRISON, N.J. – Sean Davis’ rebound was all the offense the New York Red Bulls II would need as they held the Harrisburg City Islanders at bay the rest of the way for a 1-0 victory on Thursday at Red Bull Arena. With the win, NYRBII moved alongside Louisville City FC atop the Eastern Conference in points with identical 8-1-3 records and 27 points.