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Streaking Islanders
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Streaking Islanders

The City Islanders have seen an end to the run of bad luck that marked the beginning of the season and currently sit in fourth place in the league. The sole remaining USL team in the US Open Cup, they recently dispatched New York Red Bulls in extra time and will face DC United on July 21st. On July 27th they host the Union in a friendly. Here’s a look at their recent form with an eye on some players to watch.

Islanders draw 1-1 with Pittsburgh, Open Cup Tuesday
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Islanders draw 1-1 with Pittsburgh, Open Cup Tuesday

The Union’s Nick Zimmerman, on loan to the City Islanders, scores a late equalizer against Pittsburgh Riverhounds. The City Islanders will face amateur side Brooklyn Italians Tuesday night in the US Open Cup.

Pittsburgh visits Harrisburg, Zimmerman visits too
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Pittsburgh visits Harrisburg, Zimmerman visits too

The City Islanders face Pittsburgh Riverhounds in a land versus water animal free-for all. The Union’s Nick Zimmerman could be spending time on the island.

Islanders dominate but draw against Charlotte
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Islanders dominate but draw against Charlotte

Despite dominating play the City Islanders end up with a scoreless draw against the Charlotte Eagles. Before the match, it was announced that JT Noone has signed a season-long deal with the Harrisburg club.

Harrisburg hosting Charlotte saturday, with a surprising loanee
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Harrisburg hosting Charlotte saturday, with a surprising loanee

The Harrisburg City Islanders (1-4-1 ) will host the Charlotte Eagles (3-3-1) this saturday night, May 29th, at 7pm on City Island.  The Islanders will have the benefit of 6’4″ Rochester Rhinos forward Andrew Hoxie for the match. Hoxie was a San Jose draft pick in January who latched on with […]

Islanders Ink Noone – Implications?
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Islanders Ink Noone – Implications?

The CIty Islanders sign Union trialist JT Noone on a 21 day contract. We give you our take on what the signing means.

Down on the farm: Something brewing in Harrisburg
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Down on the farm: Something brewing in Harrisburg

Harrisburg has added five youth internationals to the roster. In the past, this team was typically all local talent. What changed? John Hackworth and Philadelphia Union, that’s what.

Union loan 3, City Islanders sign 3
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Union loan 3, City Islanders sign 3

Short Term Loans The Harrisburg City Islanders travel to Richmond tonight to open their USL-2 season against the Kickers – they will do so in the company of 3 short-term loanees. The Union have lent out M/D Toni Stahl, M Shea Salinas, and M/F JT Noone for the game this evening. […]

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Islanders Announce Pre-Season Games in PA, Sign Midfielder

For those Union fans now more attentive and those Isles fans eager to get a look at the squad in preseason training, they have announced a schedule of friendlies across the midstate: Date – Opponent – Time – Location Wed, March 17 – Saint Francis University – 8:00 – Millersville University Tues, […]

Farming the Union, Cultivating the Fans
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Farming the Union, Cultivating the Fans

With today’s announcement of an exclusive partnership with USL-2 side Harrisburg City Islanders, the Philadelphia Union has laid the ground work for a highly developed farm system. Already with a working partnership with PDL side Reading United AC, the Union have now established links to …