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  • 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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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

  • 01/23/17 Cardel Benbow Re-Signs with Harrisburg Before Heading to Jamaica

    Cardel Benbow Re-Signs with Harrisburg Before Heading to Jamaica
     The Jamaican Midfielder Suits Up for Portmore United FC Prior to Harrisburg’s Training Camp 

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Harrisburg, PA (January 23, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders have re-signed midfielder Cardel Benbow to a 2-year deal, setting up the Jamaican talent to return to the pitch in 2017.

  • 01/17/17 Danny DiPrima Returns for 2017 Season

    Danny DiPrima Returns to the Harrisburg City Islanders for the 2017 Season
    The Harrisburg City Islanders Opt to Retain the Hometown Midfielder in 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Harrisburg, PA (January, 17, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders have exercised their option to retain midfielder Danny DiPrima for the 2017 Season.

  • 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 

     
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    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

  • 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.

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

    Courtesy of USL Communications
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
    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.

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

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    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.

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

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    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.

  • 01/03/17 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 our coaches and other integral decision makers from our club,

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

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    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.

  • 12/15/16 Tiago Lopes Named Club President

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    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.

  • 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.

  • 10/31/16

    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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.