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  • 07/21/17 MATCH PREVIEW: Islanders Prepare to Take on FC Cincinnati Tomorrow, July 22

    The Harrisburg City Islanders will put their unbeaten streak on the line when they head to Nippert Stadium to take on FC Cincinnati at 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 22.

    Harrisburg used their home field advantage to grab seven points out of a possible nine in their last three matches.

  • 07/17/17 MATCH PREVIEW: Islanders Face Charlotte Independence, July 18

    The Harrisburg City Islanders wrap up their three game homestand with a matchup against the Charlotte Independence at FNB Field on Tuesday, July 18 at 7 p.m.

    Harrisburg is on a roll in the last few games and has won four of their last five matches.

  • 07/14/17 MATCH PREVIEW: City Islanders Look to Continue Their Roll Against Richmond

    The Harrisburg City Islanders are set to take on the Richmond Kickers for the final time this season at FNB Field on Saturday, July 15 at 7 p.m.
    Come out to the match for our Hometown Heroes Night sponsored by UGI and PPL, featuring our first flyover by the PA State Police and post-match fireworks courtesy of Dauphin County.

  • 07/08/17 Harrisburg City Islanders to Auction Off Camouflage Soccer Jerseys

    Uniforms to be worn during inaugural Capelli Sport Hero Cup match
    The Harrisburg City Islanders will auction off game jerseys worn by the players during the inaugural Capelli Sport Hero Cup matches in Rochester on July 8th and in Harrisburg on August 8th.
    The starting bid for each player’s jersey is $65 or you can purchase them for $150. This auction is exclusively online, and you can bid here.

  • 07/07/17 MATCH PREVIEW: Match Preview: Islanders Compete Against Rhinos in Inaugural Capelli Sport Hero Cup Match, Saturday, July 8

    The Harrisburg City Islanders continue on the road for the first leg of the new Capelli Sport Hero Cup against the Rochester Rhinos on Saturday, July 8 at 6:05 p.m.
    »» Join us for the official watch party at Buffalo Wild Wings in Mechanicsburg!
    This is the first matchup of the season between these two old-time USL foes.

  • 07/07/17 Pedro Ribeiro named USL Player of the Week

    On Tuesday, the USL released their Week 15 Team of the Week and Harrisburg’s Pedro Ribeiro headlined the nominees and earned Player of the Week as the main orchestrator in the City Islanders’ current two-game win streak.
    Ribeiro received 33 percent of votes conducted by a national panel of independent media representing every USL market.

  • 06/30/17 #TORvHAR What You Need to Know

    What you need to know:
    The Harrisburg City Islanders (3-7-4, 13 points) are prepping to face Toronto FC II (2-8-5, 11 points) for their sixth career matchup and fifth in our northern neighbors territory. Harrisburg has had great overall success the past two seasons against Toronto and look to build off their 1-0 upset over Louisville City FC and put a winning streak together.

  • 06/30/17 MATCH PREVIEW: Islanders Take On Toronto FC II

    After grabbing their first win in over two months, the Harrisburg City Islanders are heading on the road for a matchup against Toronto FC II on Saturday, July 1 at 5 pm.

    »» Watch the game LIVE!
    This is the first meeting between the two Eastern Conference foes this season and both teams are looking to get on a roll to accrue some points before the midway point of the season.

  • 06/23/17 MATCH PREVIEW: Islanders Look To Start New Streak

    The Harrisburg City Islanders are looking to start a new winning streak at home when they take on Louisville City FC this Saturday, June 24 at 7 p.m.
    Before their loss to the Bethlehem Steel FC in the last match, the Islanders were undefeated at FNB Field in 2017 including a win over the Steel.

  • 06/23/17 Rochester Rhinos and Harrisburg City Islanders to Participate in Inaugural “Capelli Sport Hero Cup”

    Two of the most historic clubs in the USL and Capelli Sport have come together to create the Capelli Sport Hero Cup to benefit military personnel and first responders. The two teams collide in Rochester, NY at Capelli Sport Stadium on Saturday, July 8th at 6:05 PM and in Harrisburg, PA at FNB Field on Tuesday, August 8th at 7:00 PM.

  • 06/19/17 MATCH PREVIEW: Islanders Host Bethlehem, Tuesday, June 20

    The Harrisburg City Islanders hope that the friendly confines of FNB Field will get them back on their winning ways when they take on in-state rival the Bethlehem Steel on Tuesday, June 20 at 7 p.m.
    Harrisburg hasn’t won a league game in six tries, although they are undefeated at home this season. Harrisburg’s last win came against the Steel in a thrilling 3-2 match.

  • 06/16/17 MATCH PREVIEW: Islanders Visit Charlotte for First Meeting of the Season

    The Harrisburg City Islanders face a quick turnaround after their U.S. Open Cup match when they head to North Carolina to take on the Charlotte Independence on Saturday, June 17 at Sportsplex at Matthews! The Charlotte-Harrisburg match-up will be the first to take place at the new stadium, which has sold out for its opening night.

    Come out to Mr.

  • 06/16/17 Islanders Go Pink with Feel Your Boobies Foundation

    The Harrisburg City Islanders and the Feel Your Boobies Foundation (FYB) are partnering again in 2017 to raise awareness for breast cancer in a big way!  In the past, the Islanders and FYB have joined forces to encourage breast health education through raising funds for FYB and carrying out their successful ‘Bras Across the Bridge’ event.

  • 06/14/17

    The Harrisburg City Islanders find themselves in a very familiar place.

    They are into the fourth round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup with the Philadelphia Union standing in their way of a berth in the round of 16 of the national competition.
    The two teams will meet at Talon Energy Stadium on Wednesday, June 14 at 7:30 p.m.

  • 06/09/17 MATCH PREVIEW: Islanders Travel to Ottawa for First of Two Meetings

    After cruising to a win in their last competition in the U.S. Open Cup, the Harrisburg City Islanders will look to keep on a hot pace as they head to Canada to face Ottawa Fury FC on Saturday, June 10 at 7:30 p.m.
    This is the first-ever meeting between the two clubs as it is Ottawa’s first season as a part of the USL after playing their first three years in the NASL.

  • 05/31/17 MATCH PREVIEW: Islanders Face Reading United A.C. in Round 3 of U.S. Open Cup Play

    For the fifth straight season, the Harrisburg City Islanders are into the third round of the Lamar Hun U.S. Open Cup and for the third time in those five seasons they find themselves matched up with Reading United A.C.
    Harrisburg travels to Exeter Township High School in Reading today, May 31 (7 p.m.) for a chance to advance to the fourth round of the U.S.

  • 05/28/17 #BSTvHAR: What You Need to Know

    The Harrisburg City Islanders start their four-game trip traveling to Goodman Stadium to take on the Bethlehem Steel FC today at 5 p.m. ET.  Here are some notes you should know heading into the in-state rivals’ fifth meeting.

    What you need to know:
    Harrisburg has not lost to Bethlehem since their inaugural season in 2016.

  • 05/26/17 MATCH PREVIEW: Harrisburg Looks to Remain Undefeated In Series Against Bethlehem

    After a defensive matchup with the Pittsburgh Riverhounds, the Harrisburg City Islanders are set to go back on the road to face the Bethlehem Steel FC on Sunday, May 28 at Goodman Stadium (5 p.m.)
    This is the second meeting between the two Pennsylvania rivals of the 2017 season.

  • 05/22/17 MATCH PREVIEW: Islanders Hosts Riverhounds This Wednesday, May 24

    Harrisburg, PA (May 22, 2017) – After a nailbiting finish in their last home game, the Harrisburg City Islanders will return to FNB Field to face the Pittsburgh Riverhounds on Wednesday, May 24 at 6:30 p.m.
    Wednesday’s matchup is the second game in the Keystone Derby Cup presented by K&L Gates and The Pennsylvania Lottery.

  • 05/17/17 MATCH PREVIEW: Harrisburg City Islanders v. Charleston Battery

    Harrisburg, PA (May 17, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders make their triumphant return to City Island for their first match at FNB Field in over a month when they take on the Charleston Battery Saturday, May 20 at 7 p.m.

  • 05/15/17 MATCH PREVIEW: Harrisburg City Islanders v. Ocean City Nor’Easters

    The Islanders Prepare for First Round of Open Cup Play on Wednesday, May 17
    Harrisburg, PA (May 16, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders enter their first non-USL competition this season with a match-up against the Ocean City Nor’Easters in the second round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on Wednesday, May 17 at Carey Stadium in Ocean City, NJ.
    Harrisburg’s success in the U.S.

  • 05/12/17 Get To Know Your Islanders: Aaron Wheeler

    Get into the action even further by getting to know the players that make up your Harrisburg City Islanders team. We have players from all over the country and the globe with different experiences and personalities.
    During the season we will be highlighting our players in a series called “Get To Know Your Islanders” so our fans get a peek into the aily lives of our players.

  • 05/12/17 MATCH PREVIEW: Harrisburg City Islanders v Richmond Kickers

    Harrisburg, PA (May 12, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders conclude their long road trip with a match-up against their long-time rivals the Richmond Kickers on Saturday, May 13 at 7 p.m. in City Stadium.
    Harrisburg has dropped two games during their three-game stint on the road and look to take home some momentum with a win in Richmond.

  • 05/05/17 MATCH PREVIEW: Harrisburg City Islanders v. New York Red Bulls II

    Harrisburg, Pa (May 5, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders are set to travel to New Jersey and take on the New York Red Bulls II this Saturday, May 6 at MSU Soccer Park.
    This is the second meeting between the two clubs this season.


    The Islanders next home stand kicks off on May 20th at 7PM with a match-up against Charleston Battery. The team will host Youth Soccer Night, where all youth players will receive (1) FREE ticket to the match. Additional tickets can be purchased for $8.