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    01/10/17 Harrisburg City Islanders Bring Back Mouhamed Dabo for the 2017 Season

    Harrisburg City Islanders Bring Back Mouhamed Dabo for the 2017 Season
    The Midfielder from Senegal Returns for a Second Season with the Harrisburg City Islanders 


    Harrisburg, PA (January 10, 2016) – The Harrisburg City Islanders announced today that they have exercised the option on midfielder Mouhamed Dabo to return to the field in 2017 for his sophomore season

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    01/09/17 BREAKING NEWS: USL Announces 2017 Conference Alignment

    USL Announces 2017 Conference Alignment
    30 Teams to Play Expanded 32-Game Schedule; Saint Louis FC Transitions to Eastern Conference
    TAMPA, Fla. (January 9, 2017) – The United Soccer League (USL) today announced its structure for the 2017 season, which will feature 30 teams playing an expanded 32-game schedule as the League continues in a two-conference alignment that began in 2015.

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    01/06/17 BREAKING NEWS: United Soccer League Granted U.S. Soccer Federation Provisional Division 2 Status

    Courtesy of USL Communications
    United Soccer League Granted U.S. Soccer Federation Provisional Division 2 Status
    Harrisburg City Islanders Supporting USL’s Financial Sustainability, National Footprint, Ownership Quality, Stadium Infrastructure, Player Development
    TAMPA, Fla.

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    01/05/17 Paul Wilson Re-Signs with Harrisburg for a Second Season

    Harrisburg City Islanders Re-Sign Paul Wilson for 2017 Season
    Jamaican Midfielder Returns for Another Season with the Central PA Team
    Harrisburg, PA (January, 05, 2017) – Midfielder Paul “Kiki” Wilson will return to the pitch in 2017 with the Harrisburg City Islanders.

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    01/03/17 Harrisburg City Islanders Introduce New Staff Members to the Club

    Harrisburg City Islanders Introduce Three New Staff Members to the Club
    Front Office Additions to Increase Marketing Efforts, Fan Engagement, and Creative Direction
    Harrisburg, PA (January 03, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders have announced today three new additions to the professional soccer club.

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    Harrisburg City Islanders Announce Third Open Pro Team Tryouts
    (Harrisburg, PA – January 3, 2017) – Have you thought about going pro? The Harrisburg City Islanders Football Club will be hosting their third open pro-team tryout for the 2017 season for anyone who missed the first two!  This two-day tryout series will provide interested players the opportunity to showcase their skills to

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    12/21/16 Holiday Inn Harrisburg East Signs 2-Year Hotel Agreement

    Holiday Inn Harrisburg East Signs 2-Year Hotel Agreement with Harrisburg City Islanders
    Outstanding Accommodations in Harrisburg Await Visiting USL Teams in 2017-18
    Harrisburg, PA (December 21, 2016) – The Harrisburg City Islanders and the Holiday Inn Harrisburg East today announced their official hotel partnership for the 2017 and 2018 soccer seasons.

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    12/15/16 Tiago Lopes Named Club President

    Harrisburg City Islanders Name Tiago Lopes President
    Club Focused on Improving Community Connection and Fan Experience in 2017
    Harrisburg, PA (Dec. 15, 2016) – The Harrisburg City Islanders Football Club, a professional soccer club, today announced the appointment of Tiago Lopes as Club President.

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    12/05/16 Harrisburg and Kansas City Finalize Doyle Transfer

    (Harrisburg, Pa- December 5, 2016) – The Harrisburg City Islanders and the Kansas City Swope Park Rangers have finalized the transfer of defender Liam Doyle. Doyle spent his rookie season with the Harrisburg City Islanders and after an incredible run with the team, he is taking his talents to Missouri.

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    Harrisburg, Pa (October 31, 2016) – Have you thought about going pro? The Harrisburg City Islanders Football Club is proud to announce that our 2017 season open pro-team tryouts are set!  Our two-day tryout series will provide interested players the opportunity to showcase their skills to our coaches and other integral decision makers from our club, in hopes of joining one of the USL’s or

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    10/26/16 Thank You, From the City Islanders FC

    Dear City Islanders FC Fans, Friends, and Sponsors,
    After ending our 13th season just four points shy of the final USL Eastern Conference playoff spot, with a record of 8-15-7, we would like to thank you all for supporting us throughout the year.

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    09/21/16 MATCH PREVIEW: Islanders Face Montreal In Final Match of the 2016 Season

    City Islanders FC will take the field for the last time in their 2016 season when they travel to Canada to take on FC Montreal this Saturday, January 24 at 2 p.m.
    If the Isles were able to pick up an important win against Wilmington in their last outing, this matchup could have been make or break for the Islanders season.

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    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.

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    09/14/16 #PlayoffPush Continues This Saturday at Pucillo Field

    City Islanders FC will wrap up their 2016 home campaign against the Wilmington Hammerheads this Saturday, September 17 at 7 p.m. in their second straight game at Millersburg University.
    With only two games remaining on the season City is facing the real possibility of missing out on the USL postseason for the second time in as many seasons.

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    09/11/16 Islanders Host Final Match of 2016 at Pucillo Field Saturday!

    The Islanders will host their final home match of the season on September 17 at 7:00 p.m. at Pucillo Field. All season tickets will be honored and individual general admission tickets purchased in advance from Clipper Magazine Stadium will be refunded.
    Fans will have the option to purchase $5 tickets in advance or at the gate at Millersville University.

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    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.

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    09/05/16 MATCH PREVIEW: Islanders Make Final #PlayoffPush Wednesday

    City Islanders FC will start one final push for the USL playoffs when they take on New York Red Bulls II at Pucillo Field at Millersville University on Wednesday, September 7 at 4 p.m. All tickets will be $5 in advance and at the gate. All Millersville students, faculty and staff will receive free admission with registration.

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    09/02/16 NEWS: City Islanders Relocate Remaining Match to Millersville University, Host Additional Match Against NYRB II

    Islanders set to host NYRB II & Wilmington September 7 & 17 at Pucillo Field
    Harrisburg, PA (September 2, 2016) – The City Islanders have announced that their upcoming match that was originally scheduled to be played against New York Red Bulls II at Red Bull Arena on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 will now be played at Millersville University.

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    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.

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    08/29/16 MATCH PREVIEW: Islanders Look to Sweep Bethlehem in Final Match at FNB Field Tuesday

    City Islanders FC will look to complete the season series sweep against their in-state rival Bethlehem Steel FC Tuesday, August 30 at 7 p.m.

    The Islanders have beaten the Steel twice already this season. One at home and one on the road in the team’s first season of play.

    In their first match up the Islanders grabbed the inaugural victory in Lancaster by a final score of 3-1.

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    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.

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    08/25/16 Spanish Midfielder Jose Barril helping City Islanders Compete Until Final Whistle

    Courtesy Eric F. Epler | eepler@pennlive.com  of PennLive
    In a way, Spanish football player Jose Barril has been angling for competition all his life. The timing is good then as the Harrisburg midfielder leads the City Islanders into the next critical phase of the United Soccer League season.

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    08/24/16 Brandt Returns to Mid-State with Opposition for Final Battle of 2016 Keystone Derby

    It’s no secret that the rivalry between City Islanders FC and the Pittsburgh Riverhounds is one of the most competitive rivalries in the USL. Last season, the series decided who made the playoffs and who was ultimately left out.

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    08/23/16 MATCH PREVIEW: City Islanders Host 2016 Keystone Derby Cup Final

    Harrisburg, PA (August 24, 2016) – Although it is a long shot, City Islanders FC are not totally out of the playoff picture and have a chance to make up some ground in the standings plus take the Keystone Derby Cup away from the Pittsburgh Riverhounds this Saturday, August 27 at FNB Field.
    City currently holds a slight lead in the season series against their in-state rivals.

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    08/16/16 Barril Named to USL Team of the Week, Nominated for USL Goal of the Week

    USL News Release, Tuesday, August 16, 2016


    TAMPA, Fla. – City Islanders midfielder Jose Barril has been named to the USL Team of the Week for the 21st week of the 2016 season after scoring goals in each game as the Islanders took four points from their trips to Louisville and Toronto.