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  • 07/04/16 First Keystone Derby Cup Clash Ends in Deadlock

    USL MATCH REPORT – Courtesy Nicholas Murray
    PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Riverhounds and Harrisburg City Islanders played to a 0-0 draw in the first edition of this season’s Keystone Derby Cup on Monday night at Highmark Stadium.

  • 07/01/16 City Islanders Prepare for First Round of 2016 Keystone Derby

    Harrisburg, PA (July 1, 2016) – The time has finally come for the City Islanders and the Pittsburgh Riverhounds to face-off in the 2016 K&L Gates and  Pennsylvania Lottery Keystone Derby.  The Pennsylvania rivals were scheduled to play earlier this season on April 9 at the Riverhounds’s Highmark Stadium but inclement weather in Western PA lead to a postponed match.

  • 06/29/16 City Islanders Kickoff 2016 Keystone Derby in Pittsburgh Monday

    The first leg of the K&L Gates and Pennsylvania Lottery Keystone Derby Cup will finally take place between City Islanders FC and the Pittsburgh Riverhounds almost three months after the game was supposed to be played.
    The two cross-state rivals will renew their rivalry with the first of three matches on Monday, July 4 in Pittsburgh at Highmark Stadium.

  • 06/25/16 MATCH REPORT: City Islanders Score Early But Unable to Hold Off Late Charlotte Attack

    Harrisburg, PA (June 25, 2016) – City Islanders FC suffered the sixth straight loss of the season in a contentious 3-1 match against the Charlotte Independence on Saturday afternoon at FNB Field.
    After inclement weather and unsatisfactory field conditions stalled the game the previous night, the two teams were finally able to get their final meeting of the season underway a day later.

  • 06/25/16 USL Formally Welcomes Nashville to League

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The United Soccer League formally welcomed its new Nashville franchise to the league today in a downtown public celebration that included Nashville Mayor Megan Barry and the team’s ownership group. The franchise revealed that the team would be known as Nashville FC and would immediately begin accepting ticket deposits for its inaugural 2018 campaign.

  • 06/25/16 City Islanders Go “All in for Ashlyn”

    Harrisburg, PA (June 25, 2016) – The City Islanders are inviting you to participate in the “All In For Ashlyn” Car Wash event on Sunday, June 26.
    Ashlyn Brysiak, an 8-year-old student at East Penn School District and EPSL soccer player.

  • 06/24/16 POSTPONED: #HARvCLT Rescheduled for Saturday, June 25 at FNB Field


    Harrisburg, PA (June 23, 2016) – City Islanders FC will look to build off of the momentum they built in the waning minutes of their last game when they face the

  • 06/22/16 Highmark Fireworks, Giveaways & Post Game Party & More FRIDAY!

    The Harrisburg City Islanders are excited to announce that they will be having fireworks on three separate occasions this season, starting with Friday, June 24 after the Islanders match against the Charlotte Independence at FNB Field. GET TICKETS!

    The first will be sponsored by Highmark and the night will also feature a Highmark slingsack giveaway.

  • 06/21/16 MATCH REPORT: Late Rally Not Enough, Islanders Fall to FC Montreal 2-3

    Harrisburg, PA (June 21, 2016) – City Islanders FC did everything they could to make an improbable comeback, but ultimate fell to Montreal FC 3-2 in front of 1,846 fans on Tuesday night at FNB Field.
    The Islanders dug themselves a three goal hole early in the second half after giving up two quick goals just minutes apart.

  • 06/20/16 MATCH PREVIEW: City Islanders Begin FNB Series Tuesday

    City Islanders FC will return home for the first time in over a month to try to snap a four game losing streak and get back into the USL playoff hunt when they welcome in FC Montreal Tuesday, June 21 at 7 p.m. in FNB Field.
    While they have payed a home game in Lancaster a month ago, the last time they have seen the friendly confines of City Island was almost two months ago.

  • 06/20/16 Two Game Ticket Deal: June 21 & 24

    For a limited time fans can purchase a two game ticket offer for the City Islanders’ upcoming matches at FNB Field Tuesday, June 21st and Friday, June 24th. Adult General Admission entry to both matches for $24 (regular $30). Youth General Admission entry to both matches $12 (regular $18).
    #HARvMTL | FNB Field | Tuesday, June 21 7:00 p.m.

  • 06/16/16 City Islanders’ Open Cup Comeback Crushed in Stoppage Time

    USL Match Report – Courtesy Nicholas Murray
    CHESTER, Pa. – The Harrisburg City Islanders surged back with two goals in the final 11 minutes to level the score, but a stoppage-time free kick by Ronald Alberg gave the Philadelphia Union a dramatic 3-2 victory in the Fourth Round of the 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on Wednesday night at Talen Energy Stadium.

  • 06/15/16 PREVIEW: Islanders Return to USL Play in Charleston Saturday

    City Islanders FC will try to close out their four game road stretch on a positive note when they take on the Charleston Battery this Saturday, June 18 at MUSC Stadium.
    After reeling off two straight dominant wins in familiar territory, City has failed to pick up any points in their last three road games.

  • 06/14/16 USOC Preview: City Islanders Travel to Philadelphia for U.S. Open Cup Fourth Round

    Harrisburg, PA (June 10, 2016) – The opportunity for City Islanders FC to advance to the quarterfinals of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup will now go through very familiar opposition against the Philadelphia Union on Wednesday, June 15 at Talen Energy Stadium.

  • 06/13/16 City Islanders Re Launch Official Mobile App

    Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (June 13, 2016)
    – The City Islanders have announced today that alongside H2H Mobile they will be relaunching their official team app. The app will now provide fans straight to your phone notifications about breaking news and events, while also giving live match day updates.

  • 06/09/16 MATCH REPORT: Islanders Fall to New York Red Bulls II

    HARRISON, N.J. – Sean Davis’ rebound was all the offense the New York Red Bulls II would need as they held the Harrisburg City Islanders at bay the rest of the way for a 1-0 victory on Thursday at Red Bull Arena. With the win, NYRBII moved alongside Louisville City FC atop the Eastern Conference in points with identical 8-1-3 records and 27 points.

  • 06/08/16 MATCH PREVIEW: City Islanders at New York Red Bulls II

    City Islanders FC will continue their road journey when they head to Red Bull Arena this Thursday, June 9 at 7 p.m. to take on the second place New York Red Bulls II.
    After winning back-to-back games in Lancaster, City has failed to gather points in their next two games. In their last time out City fell again after giving up a goal in stoppage time.

  • 06/06/16 DON’T MISS: Harrisburg Young Professionals Night June 24

    City Islanders Partner with Harrisburg Young Professionals for the 2016 Season
    Harrisburg, PA (June 6, 2016) – The City Islanders are excited to announce a partnership with Harrisburg Young Professionals for the 2016 season.

  • 06/03/16 Leverock Selected to Compete in Second Round Qualifying Stage of the Caribbean Cup

    Harrisburg, PA (May 3, 2016) – City Islanders FC 24-year-old defensemen Dante Leverock has been selected, for the second time this 2016 USL season, to represent the Bermudian National Team for the second round qualifying stage of the Scotiabank Men’s Caribbean Cup.

  • 06/02/16 DON’T MISS: City Islanders & Copa Viewing Party at Mr. G’s

    Join us at Mr. G’s Sports Bar Harrisburg’s #1 soccer bar (3745 N 6th St, Harrisburg, PA 17110) for a night of City Islander’s and USMNT Coppa soccer Friday, June 3rd!
    The City Islanders match at Wilmington will be live streamed at Mr. G’s starting at 7:00 p.m. followed by the 2016 Coppa America Centenario USMNT match against Columbia beginning at 9:00 p.m.

  • 06/01/16 MATCH REPORT: Islanders Stage Late Comeback, Advance to Fourth Round of USOC Against Philadelphia Union

    Harrisburg, PA (June 2, 2016) – Last night the City Islanders staged a late comeback to advance to the Fourth Round of Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Play by eliminating NPSL-side Chattanooga FC, 2-1, at Finely Stadium.

  • 05/31/16 USOC PREVIEW: City Islanders Travel to Chattanooga for U.S. Open Cup Third Round

    Harrisburg, PA (May 31, 2016) – City Islanders will travel to Tennessee and be hosted by NPSL-side Chattanooga FC in the third round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on Wednesday June 1, 2016.
    This will be the first time the clubs face off in Open Cup history.  Both teams have participated in Open Cup play in the past and are no rookies to the century-old tournament.

  • 05/26/16 MATCH PREVIEW: Islanders Get Second Go at FC Cincinnati Saturday

    Harrisburg, PA (May 26, 2016) – City Islanders FC will have very little time between games as they travel to Cincinnati FC this Saturday, May 28 for their third game in less than a week.
    In the first two games of the week City was able to find quality form early to take a 2-0 lead in both games before the end of the first 45 minutes.

  • 05/24/16 MATCH REPORT: City Islanders Secure Three More Points at Clipper Magazine Stadium

    Harrisburg, PA (May 24, 2016) – City Islanders FC picked up their second USL win in three days and their third win over all with a 2-1 win over Toronto FC II at Clipper Magazine Stadium in front of an attendance 1,531 on Tuesday night.
    Paul Wilson and Aaron Wheeler duplicated City’s efforts from Sunday night by combining for two quick goal in the first half.

  • 05/24/16 Aaron Wheeler Named to USL’s Team of the Week

    TAMPA, Fla. – City Islanders FC forward Aaron Wheeler has been named to USL’s Team of the Week for the ninth week of the 2016 season after leading the Islanders to a 3-1 victory on Sunday night against Bethlehem Steel FC.