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  • 03/24/17 Islanders Open Up Season on the Road

    Harrisburg, PA (March 23, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders are set to kick off their 2017 season when they travel to meet the Richmond Kickers at City Field on Saturday, March 25 (5 p.m.).
    For the second year in a row, the Islanders open up their regular season campaign on the road against the Kickers.

  • 03/24/17 Harrisburg City Islanders Announce George Altirs as Majority Owner

    Capelli Sport Owner Acquires a Majority Share in the Harrisburg Franchise
    Harrisburg, PA (March 24, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders, a professional soccer team playing in Division II United Soccer League (USL), the highest division of soccer in the United States below Major League Soccer (MLS), today announced that George Altirs has been named majority owner of the Central Pennsylvania tea

  • 03/23/17 Islanders Round Out Roster for 2017

    Harrisburg City Islanders Sign Veteran Defender, Goalkeeper, and Pair from Ghana
    Harrisburg, PA (March 23, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders announced today the signing of Tiago Calvano (defense), Sean Lewis (goalkeeper), Ropapa Mensah (forward), and Abass Mohamed (defense), pending League and Federation approval.

  • 03/21/17 Islanders Ink Olabiyi and Sanchez for 2017 Season

    Two More Midfielders Signed with Harrisburg Franchise
    Harrisburg, Pa (March 21, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders announced today the signing Rasheed Olabiyi and Manolo Sanchez, pending League and Federation approval. The two midfielders bring an extensive repertoire of professional experience that will strengthen the Harrisburg squad in 2017.

  • 03/20/17 Nick Noble Returns to Harrisburg in 2017

    Harrisburg’s Most Winning Goalkeeper Joins the Islanders for His Sixth Season
    Harrisburg, Pa (March 20, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders announce today the signing of veteran goalkeeper Nick Noble. The West Virginia native is set to spend his sixth season with the Harrisburg club.

  • 03/20/17 Harrisburg City Islanders Season Preview

    Harrisburg City Islanders’ Season at a Glance
    Harrisburg, Pa (March 20, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders look to attack the 2017 season with a passionate group of players ready to lead the team back to the playoffs this season.

  • 03/16/17 Islanders Sign Local Talent and New Faces to 2017 Roster

    Four New Signings Include Two Lancaster County Natives
    Harrisburg, Pa (March 16, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders announced today the signing of four more players for the 2017 season. As they continue to round out their roster with new and experienced  talent, the Harrisburg squad add John Grosh (midfield), Mike Olla (forward), Jake Bond (defense), and Griffin Libhart (defense).

  • 03/13/17 Islanders Reschedule Final Preseason Match Against In-State Rival

    Harrisburg, Pa (March 13, 2017) – Due to severe weather warnings, the preseason friendly between the Harrisburg City Islanders and the Bethlehem Steel has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 16 at YSC Sports in Wayne, PA.

  • 03/12/17 Harrisburg City Islanders announce partnership with Spooky Nook Sports

    Harrisburg, Pa (March 12, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders have announced that Spooky Nook Sports will be the Official Strength and Conditioning Partner for the team during their 2017 campaign.
    The Islanders will start training at Spooky Nook Sports Monday, March 13 and will continue until the start of the regular season.

  • 03/10/17 Islanders Meet Binghamton Univeristy at Millersville University

    Harrisburg, PA (March 10, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders play closer to home this Sunday, March 12 at Millersville University when they face Binghamton University in one of their final preseason matches of 2017.
    Harrisburg has posted an undefeated record so far in their 2017 preseason campaign.

  • 03/09/17 Harrisburg City Islanders Sign 2015 USL Goalie Of The Year

    Brandon Miller Returns to the East Coast for 2017 Season
    Harrisburg, Pa (March 9, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders announced today that they have signed former goalie of the year, Brandon Miller, for the 2017 season, pending League and Federation approval.

  • 03/06/17 Islanders Play First USL Foe in Preseason

    Harrisburg, PA (March 6, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders continue their preseason with a matchup against their Eastern Conference rival the New York Red Bulls II on Wednesday, March 8 at the New York Red Bulls Training Facility at 1 p.m.
    After going unbeaten in their first three preseason games against college teams, the Islanders will take on their first USL team of the preseason.

  • 03/03/17 Islanders Continue Preseason Slate against LIU Brooklyn and UMBC

    Harrisburg, PA (March 3, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders continue their slate of preseason games with a matchup with LIU-Brooklyn Blackbirds at Capelli Sports Complex in New Jersey today, Friday, March 3 at 4:30 p.m.
    Head Coach Bill Becher’s team is starting to take shape with players Johnny Mendoza, Lee Nishanian and Chris Hill being added to the roster during the past week.

  • 03/02/17 Travis Brent Signs with Harrisburg City Islanders

    Rush Soccer Product Makes USL Debut After Seasons Overseas
    Harrisburg, PA (March 2, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders announce the signing of defender Travis Brent, pending League and Federation approval. Brent’s signing with the Islanders marks his debut in the United Soccer League (USL).

  • 03/01/17 Jonny Mendoza Signs with Harrisburg City Islanders

    Harrisburg, PA (March 1, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders today announced the addition of midfielder Jonathan “Jonny” Mendoza to the 2017 roster, pending League and Federation approval. Mendoza brings four years of professional experience to the Harrisburg team, having played in the United Soccer League (USL) since 2013.

  • 02/24/17 Islanders Kick Off 2017 Preseason Against Lehigh University

    Harrisburg, PA (February 24, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders are kicking off their 2017 preseason slate on Sunday, February 26 at 12 p.m. with a trip to Ulrich Sports Complex to face Lehigh University.
    Local players on the Lehigh roster include three players from Conestoga Area High School: Will Smith (goalkeeper), David Zipkin (midfield), and Danny Gonzalez.

  • 02/24/17 Chris Hill Signs with Harrisburg City Islanders in 2017

    The New Jersey Defender Returns to Harrisburg for a Second Season
    Harrisburg, PA (February 24, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders today announced the signing of defender Chris Hill, pending League and Federation approval.  The defender returns to Central Pennsylvania after making his United Soccer League (USL) debut with the Harrisburg franchise last season.

  • 02/23/17 Lee Nishanian Signs with Harrisburg

    Former Cal State Standout Heads to Harrisburg After 2 Seasons with LA Galaxy II

    Harrisburg, PA (February 23, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders have announced the signing of former LA Galaxy II center back Lee Nishanian pending League and Federation approval.

  • 02/17/17 Harrisburg City Islanders Release Preseason Schedule

    Harrisburg, PA (February 17, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders released today their 2017 preseason schedule. Before kicking off their 14th season at FNB Field on City Island in Harrisburg, Pa, the Harrisburg City Islanders will play in a series of match-ups against college and professional teams throughout Central Pennsylvania and surrounding areas.

  • 02/16/17 Forward Aaron Wheeler Returns to the Harrisburg City Islanders

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    Forward Aaron Wheeler Returns to the Harrisburg City Islanders
    The Baltimore Native to Play a Second Season for the Central PA Team
     
    Harrisburg, PA (February 16, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders have opted to retain forward Aaron Wheeler for 2017.

  • 02/15/17 Harrisburg City Islanders Release Full 2017 Match Schedule

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Harrisburg City Islanders Release Full 2017 Match Schedule
    All Match Times, Opponents, and locations Are Available and Printable

    Harrisburg, PA (February 15, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders today released their full schedule for the 2017 season.

  • 02/08/17 Academy to Host 2017 Capital Cup Tournament

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    Harrisburg City Islanders Youth Academy To Host 2017 Capital Cup Tournament
    Harrisburg, PA (February 8,2017)- The Harrisburg City Islanders Youth Academy is pleased to announce that they will be hosting the Capital Cup Tournament in 2017. The tournament will be held Saturday, June 17th and Sunday, June 18th.

  • 02/01/17 Jamie Thomas Returns to Harrisburg in 2017

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    Harrisburg City Islanders Exercise Option on Defender Jamie Thomas 
    Harrisburg, PA (February 1, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders have exercised their option on defender Jamie Thomas’s contract for 2017. Thomas joined the Harrisburg City Islanders in 2016 after entering the USL in 2015.

  • 01/31/17 The Harrisburg City Islanders Unveil 2017 Match Schedule

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    The Harrisburg Club to Play All 16 Home Matches at FNB Field in 2017
    Harrisburg, PA (January, 31, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders today announced the release of their 2017 regular season match schedule. With the addition of Ottawa Fury FC and the Tampa Bay Rowdies, the Harrisburg City Islanders will play 32 matches in total in 2017.

  • 01/26/17 Shawn McLaws Returns to Harrisburg in 2017

    Shawn McLaws Returns to Harrisburg in 2017
    The 2015 Super Draft Pick to Return for a Second Season in Harrisburg

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Harrisburg, PA (January 26, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders today announced that defender Shawn McLaws will return to Harrisburg for the 2017 season.