USL Preview: Charlotte Independence vs. City Islanders
Match Preview provided by USLSoccer.com Staff
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Charlotte Independence and Harrisburg City Islanders will both be looking for bounce-back performances when they meet this Saturday at Ramblewood Stadium. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. ET.
MATCH PREVIEW: Islanders head to Charlotte for second match of the season
Harrisburg, PA (March 30, 2016) – After a 3-1 loss to Richmond in their opening match, the City Islanders will be looking to get their first points of the season when they travel to Charlotte this Saturday, April 2 to take on the Charlotte Independence for the first time this season in 2016.
MATCH REPORT: Quick Start Propels Kickers Past Isles in Season Opener
USL Match Report By CHARLIE CORR – firstname.lastname@example.org
RICHMOND, Va. – Michael Callahan and Jason Yeisley each scored first-half goals and Yudai Imura added a second-half tally as the Richmond Kickers earned a 3-1 victory against the Harrisburg City Islanders at City Stadium on Saturday, the second day of the USL Kickoff Weekend.
MATCH PREVIEW: Isles open 2016 USL season in Richmond
The City Islanders will kick-off their 2016 campaign at City Stadium Saturday, March 25 when they take on one of their Eastern conference rivals, the Richmond Kickers at 5 p.m.
Last year Richmond and City met three times at the tail end of the season. Each team was able to grab a win at home plus a 1-1 draw on City Island. A total of 13 goals were scored in the three games.
Meet Defender James Thomas
Harrisburg, PA (March 26, 2016) – Thomas joins the Islanders after spending the 2015 season with Eastern Conference rival, New York Red Bulls II.
2015 (NYRB II): Thomas signed with the New York Red Bulls II for the 2015 season and made his debut as a starter for the team in its first ever match on March 28, 2015.
Islanders Sign Former Jamaican National Team Forward Paul Wilson
Harrisburg, PA (March 25, 2016) – The Islanders welcome former Jamaican National Team forward Paul Wilson to the squad for the 2016 season.
Wilson began his career with Portmore United FC, representing the U-15 team. He then went on to represent the club at the U-17, U-20, and U-21 levels as well as the senior team.
Meet Shane Campbell & Shawn McLaws
Harrisburg, PA (March 25, 2016) – The Islanders are excited to announce two players signings ahead of Saturday’s USL season opener against the Richmond Kickers at City Stadium. York native, Shane Campbell and 2015 MLS SuperDraft pick Shawn McLaws will join the Islanders for the 2016 season.
Meet the Rookies: Chris Hill and Josh Hughes
Harrisburg, PA (March 24, 2015) – Yesterday, alongside Capital Blue Cross Executives; City Islanders’ CEO, Eric Pettis; and City Islanders’ staff, Head Coach and newly appointed General Manager Bill Becher announced his roster for the 2016 season.
In those announcements came familiar and as always fresh faces that will be joining the Isles for their first USL season.
City Islanders, Head Coach Bill Becher Unveil 2016 Roster
Club will kickoff the 2016 USL Season at Richmond Saturday, March 26
Harrisburg, PA (March 23, 2016) – Today Capital BlueCross presented the City Islanders Football Club’s roster reveal at FNB Field, City Island, Harrisburg. Head Coach and General Manager, Bill Becher introduced his roster and provided his outlook for the highly anticipated 2016 season, alongside Gary St.
Craig Foster returns with high hopes for his second season
Harrisburg, PA (March 21, 2016) – Craig Foster returns for his second season with the Islanders in 2016. Foster exceed expectations last year, after join the squad midway through the season, and helping lead the team with 8 goals and two assists.
In 2010, Foster scored 15 league goals for Reno FC and voted Jamaica Premier League Player of the Year in 2010/11.
Leverock called up to represent Bermudian national team
Leverock will represent Bermudian National Team in Caribbean Cup Qualifying Tournament
USL Readies For Opening Week With Six New Clubs
Kickoff Weekend: March 25-26
Momentum continues to build for all 29 teams in the United States and Canada
TAMPA, Fla. – One year after a season of rapid growth, the United Soccer League (USL) enters the 2016 season with an additional six teams, a new soccer specific stadium scheduled to debut and increased investment from proven sports team ownership as the league continues its ascent.
Johnson Returns for Third Season with Isles
Harrisburg, PA (March 18, 2016) – Shane Johnson returns for his third season with the Islanders. Johnson first joined the club on loan from the Richmond Kickers midway through the 2014 season and returned on loan in 2015 where he became a starter for the Islanders.
Last season Shane played in 22 games while starting in 17.
Brett Jankouskas Returns for Second Season
Harrisburg, PA (March 17,2016) – The City Islanders announced today that Brett Jankouskas will return to the club in 2016 for his second season. In 2015, Jankouskas was one of the top scoring players, scoring 5 goals and recording one assist for the season.
Islanders sign former FC Dallas 1st Round Draft Pick, Mechanicsburg Native Bobby Warshaw
Harrisburg, PA (March 15, 2016) – A former MLS Super Draft first round pick and hometown star is returning to Central Pennsylvania to suit up for City Islanders Football Club in 2016.
Bobby Warshaw, a Mechanicsburg Area High School standout, will join the Islanders’ midfield after spending the last three years in Europe as a part of several different leagues.
Leverock Ready to Rise with City Islanders
By NICHOLAS MURRAY – email@example.com
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
In an ideal world, Harrisburg City Islanders defender Dante Leverock would have had more chances to learn in his first professional season in the USL.
As it stands, though, the experience of making 22 appearances in 2015 could serve both him and the club well as it looks to return to the playoffs this year.
Welcome Back Danny DiPrima!
Harrisburg, PA (March 14, 2016) – After suffering a season-ending injury in 2015, Danny DiPrima will return for his third season with the Islanders in 2016.
In 2015, prior to his knee injury, DiPrima scored one goal and played for a total of 881 minutes, doubling from the prior season.
Islanders Welcome Back Veteran Goalkeeper Nick Noble
Harrisburg, PA (March 11, 2016) – The veteran goalkeeper returns to Harrisburg for his fifth season in the net for the Islanders. Noble comes off of a strong 2015 season in which he made 28 appearances, tallying a total of 2,475 minutes while recording 9 shutouts. Since joining the club in 2012, Noble has made 104 appearances for the Islanders.
Spring into Savings with Discounts & New Ticket Packages!
Harrisburg, PA (March 10, 2016) – The Islanders announced today, that in addition to single-game tickets, reserved tickets and full season ticket packages for the 2016 season they will now offer “Socceritaville” packages for ten (10) matches at FNB Field, City Island, Harrisburg and five (5) matches at Clipper Magazine Stadium, Lancaster; as well as, a “Flex-pack”
Isles Continue 2016 Preseason with Trip to Lehigh
City Islanders Face Lehigh In Third Preseason Test
Harrisburg, PA (March 10, 2016) – Becher’s 2016 squad will continue their preseason slate Thursday, March 10 with a trip to Ulrich Sports Complex to face Lehigh University.
Islanders Welcome Back Garret Pettis
Harrisburg, PA (March 3, 2016) – Pettis returns to Harrisburg for his fourth year and is poised to produce a productive season on the pitch in 2016.
Last season, Pettis dished-out one assist and scored 2 goals in 24 appearances. In 2014, he appeared in 23 matches for the Islanders, tallying 671 minutes on the pitch while netting three goals and dishing-out two assists.
Islanders Open Preseason In State College
Harrisburg, PA (March 2, 2016) – Becher’s 2016 squad will begin their preseason slate Thursday, March 3 at 6:30 p.m. with a trip to State College to face Penn State University. The team will then travel to face UMBC on Sunday, March 6.
Islanders Add Aaron Wheeler to 2016 Roster
Islanders announced today the addition of forward Aaron Wheeler to their 2016 USL roster
Harrisburg, PA (March 1, 2016) – Wheeler joins the club after two seasons with Major League Soccer’s Philadelphia Union and a successful 2015 campaign with the Wilmington Hammerheads.
Welcome the Islanders Newest Front Office Team Member, Anthony Catalani
Anthony Catalani II joins the Islanders organization as Director of Tickets and Fan Development for the 2016 Season
As a graduate of East Stroudsburg University with previous work experience in both Harrisburg and Lancaster, Anthony quickly differentiated himself in the application process.
Leverock Looking to Make Immediate Impact in 2016
Harrisburg, PA – The 23-year old Bermudian international is back for his sophomore season with the Isles. In 2015, the center back played 22 games, contributed to 9 shutouts ( 4th in the USL) and chipped in 3 goals.
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