KEYSTONE DERBY TO KICKOFF SATURDAY
Harrisburg, PA – The Harrisburg City Islander and Pittsburgh Riverhounds are pleased to announce that the USL clubs will be competing for the Keystone Derby Cup during the 2015 USL Season in a four game tournament series.
The Keystone Derby Cup will be awarded to the team compiling the best head-to-head record over four regular-season scheduled to begin and end the 2015 USL Season.
Harrisburg City Islanders Announce 2015 Roster at Preseason Press Conference
Harrisburg – Hosted and presented by Capital Blue Cross, the Isles’ laid out their plans for the 2015 season. First up to the podium was Owner, Eric Pettis. Pettis began by speaking about the rapid growth of USL.
City Islanders Acquire Jason Plumhoff for the 2015 Season
Harrisburg – The Harrisburg City Islanders are pleased to announce the signing of midfielder Jason Plumhoff. The 6-foot, 165-pound Plumhoff will join the Islanders for the 2015 season. Pending USSF approval.
“Jason was a valuable asset to our 2013 squad and as a former All Eastern Conference PDL selection, we are confidant he will be an impact player for Harrisburg as well.
Islanders Face Georgetown in Last Preseason Match
Islanders face Georgetown University in last preseason match on Sunday, March 22 @ 7PM on Pucillo Field. Free and open to public.
Islanders Sign Cruz and Benbow for the 2015 Season
Harrisburg – The Harrisburg City Islanders are pleased to announce the signing of two midfielders, Erick Neres da Cruz and Cardel Benbow, for the 2015 season. Both players pending USSF approval.
The 5-foot-10, 158-pound Cruz from Ilha Solteira, São Paulo, Brazil started his professional career with Brazil’s Ituano F.C. in 2009 before transferring to G.D.
City Islanders Team Up With Clarion Hotel
City Islanders Sign Three-Year Deal with Clarion Hotel
Harrisburg, PA – The Harrisburg City Islanders are pleased to announce that they have signed a three-year deal with the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, located at 148 Sheraton Dr., New Cumberland, PA 17070. They will host the City Islanders opponents during the fourteen home matches from April to September.
Pettis Returns for 2015 Season
The 6-foot forward, Garret Pettis returns for his third season with the City Islanders. Coming back from a devastating hip injury in 2013, Pettis played a significant role during the 2014 season, appearing in 23 games, tallying 671 minutes on the pitch, netting three goals and dishing-out two assists.
Islanders Academy Hosts GK Challenge RESCHEDULED
GK Challenge Tournament Details
RESCHEDULED FOR SUNDAY, MAY 31
Location: Twin Ponds West (200 Lambs Gap Road, Mechanicsburg 17050)
Indoor Facility (all-purpose turf; cleats/turfs/sneakers, player preference)
Four age and gender divisions (u9/10, u11/12, u13/14, HS)
Three game guarantee (ALL games played on same day)
Eight minute games (Four minutes halves)
Award for each division champion
DiPrima Returns for 2015 Season
Midfielder, Danny DiPrima, returns for his second season with the Isles. Appearing in 13 games, tallying 423 minutes on the pitch, DePrima dished-out one assist for the City Islanders.
Prior to joining the Islanders in 2014, the 5-foot-9 midfielder played collegiately for North Carolina State University.
Enter for a chance to win a signed Philadelphia Union ball!
It’s not too late to purchase season tickets for the upcoming 2015 season! Fans who purchase season tickets for the 2015 Isles season before Friday, March 6 will automatically be entered into a drawing to win a signed Philadelphia Union ball! Winners will be announced on our City Islanders Facebook and Twitter on Friday, March 6 at 12pm!
To purchase season tickets and enter for a chance to win a
Jason Pelletier Retiring After Seven Seasons with Harrisburg
Middletown Native and Captain of the Islanders Leaving to Begin New Life Chapter
Harrisburg, PA – After seven years the captain of the Harrisburg City Islanders, midfielder and Middletown native, Jason Pelletier is retiring.
“It’s hard to believe this time has come and to be honest, I wish it wasn’t here.
Islanders Announce Pro Team Tryout March 15
Islanders Announce Pro Team Tryout March 15
Harrisburg, PA, February 18, 2015 – The Harrisburg City Islanders and Ocean City Nor’easters are pleased to announce their professional team tryout scheduled for March 15. The tryout is open to all experienced soccer players who compete collegiately, professionally, or internationally.
Neil Shaffer Returns for 2015 Season
Returning for his second season with the club, Shaffer has become a staple in the Isles backfield. Neil is prepared to build off yet another impressive season in 2015. Shaffer played a key role in Harrisburg’s defense during the 2014 season, appearing in 19 matches, tallying over 1,193 minutes on the pitch and competing for the 2014 USL PRO Championship against Sacramento FC.
Jose Barril Returns to Islanders
Jose Maria Barril, forward, returns for his second season with the Islanders on a transfer from Read Madrid. Jose Barril started his career at Real Madrid, spending over 14 years at their prestigious academy. During his time with Real Madrid, Jose made several appearances, participating in both reserve and first team match, including Champions League matches.
Yann Ekra Returns For Fourth Season with Islanders
Returning for his fourth season with the club, Ekra has become a staple in the Isles front line. Yann is prepared to build off yet another impressive season in 2014. Ekra played a key role in Harrisburg’s attack during the 2014 season, appearing in 26 matches, tallying 2,033 minutes on the pitch. Yann also netted one goal and dished-out a team high, six assists for the Isles in 2014.
Nick Noble Returns for 2015 Season
Veteran goalkeeper, Nick Noble, returns to Harrisburg for his fourth season in net for the Isles. Noble is coming off an outstanding 2014 season in which he started in all 26 matches, tallying a team-high 2274 minutes on the pitch.
USL RISING INTO A NEW ERA
FROM USL News Release, Tuesday, February 10, 2015
TAMPA, Fla. – The rising tide of soccer across North America is unstoppable. Never before has the time been more right for the USL to rise to the occasion and be recognized as the new-generation professional league it has become.
Now is our time. Soccer is rising, and so is the USL.
Harrisburg City Islanders Unveil 12th Anniversary Logo
Harrisburg, PA – The 2015 season marks the 12th anniversary of the Harrisburg City Islanders. To celebrate, the City Islanders are unveiling a 12th anniversary commemorative logo.
Derschang transferred to Arizona United SC
Harrisburg City Islanders’ Forward, Robbie Derschang transferred to Arizona United SC.
Harrisburg, PA, February 6, 2015 – The Harrisburg City Islanders have transferred forward Robbie Derschang to the Arizona United SC of the USL Professional Division (USL PRO), the club announced today.
USL PRO Announces 2015 Harrisburg City Islanders Regular Season Schedule
Islanders to host FC Montreal in home opener, travel to Pittsburgh Riverhounds for season opener
The Harrisburg City Islander’s schedule became official Monday as USL PRO released the 2015 season slates for all 24 clubs.
Islanders Announce Final Pro Team Tryout February 18 & 19
Harrisburg, PA, January 22, 2014 – The Harrisburg City Islanders are pleased to announce their final professional team tryout scheduled for February 18 and 19. The tryout is open to all experienced soccer players who compete collegiately, professionally, or internationally.
USL PRO Unveils 2015 Competition Format
FROM USL PRO
TAMPA, Fla. – USL PRO unveiled its 2015 competition format today, featuring a two-conference alignment to further promote regional rivalries following the league’s unprecedented off-season growth.
Calling All Fans: Harrisburg Wants Your 2015 Kit Designs
Before we announce our 2015 kit we want to hear from you! CLICK HERE and share your designs with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram by following Harrisburg City Islanders and tagging @city_islanders with the hashtag #HCIKit BY FRIDAY, JANUARY 16. We will announce our official 2015 kit next week.
Islanders Announce Pro Team Tryout January 14 & 15
Harrisburg, PA , December 17, 2014 – The Harrisburg City Islanders are thrilled to announce a professional team tryout scheduled for January 14 and 15. The tryout is open to all experienced soccer players who compete collegiately, professionally, or internationally.
Islander Executives Attend 2014 USL PRO AGM
USL NEWS RELEASE:
2014 USL AGM Set for Dec. 10-14 in Florida
TAMPA, Fla. – USL is heading to Clearwater Beach, Florida for its Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the fourth consecutive year, as its more than 100 clubs will gather at the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach December 10-14 to prepare for the 2015 seasons and celebrate 2014’s accomplishments.
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