Harrisburg City Islanders Announce Second Open Pro Team Tryouts
(Harrisburg, PA – November 28, 2016) – Have you thought about going pro? The Harrisburg City Islanders Football Club will be hosting a second open pro-team tryout for the 2017 season! Our two-day tryout series will provide interested players the opportunity to showcase their skills to our coaches and other integral deci
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
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.
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.
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.
#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.
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.
MATCH REPORT: Islanders Fall to NYRB II, Red Bull’s Claim USL Regular Season Championship
USL MATCH REPORT
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Spanish Midfielder Jose Barril helping City Islanders Compete Until Final Whistle
Courtesy Eric F. Epler | firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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.
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.
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.
11 Things: On Further Review
USL NEWS RELEASE – Courtesy Nicholas Murray
TAMPA, Fla. – The Video Assistant Referee proves successful as New York wins in another rout, and the dam finally breaks for Rio Grande Valley FC. Here’s what we learned from Week 21 in the USL:
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.
MATCH PREVIEW: City Islanders Look to Keep Playoff Dreams Alive in Toronto Sunday
The City Islanders will travel to Ontario Soccer Centre where they will take on Toronto FC II this Sunday, August 14 at 7:30 p.m. This will be the third and final meeting between the teams who have split the first two matches hosted by the Islanders this season.
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.
MATCH PREVIEW: City Islanders Travel to League Leading Louisville Tonight
Harrisburg, PA (August 10, 2016) – City Islanders FC will look to put a tough home loss behind them when they head to Louisville to take on the first place team in the conference on Wednesday, August 10 at 7:30 p.m. WATCH LIVE!
In their last outing City suffered their first loss in more than two weeks at the hands of the second place team in the conference, the New York Red Bulls II.
Player Profile: Paul Wilson Shares About Football in Jamaica, His First Season with City and Playoffs…
Paul Wilson is an international football player from May Penn, Jamaica. Wilson began his soccer career with Portmore United FC in Jamaica in 2009, playing for their youth team. He continued with Portmore’s senior team scoring a total of 7 goals and winning half of all the matches he appeared in.
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.
MATCH PREVIEW: Islanders Host New York Red Bulls II Tuesday
New York Red Bulls II – Tuesday, Aug 2 @ 7 p.m.
The Red Bulls will come into FNB field off of only their second loss of the season. They are in the second spot in the division, but could solidify themselves as the top team in the league with a win on Tuesday.
City and the Red Bulls met earlier in the season with New York taking a narrow 1-0 win in Red Bull Arena.
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