USL

US / USL

Hounds snatch Severs from Isles, Velten heads to St. Louis

While waiting for good news about signings from the City Islanders, I get this: Our cross-state rivals have signed our all-time leading goal scorer, and one of our best defenders has left to join AC St. Louis. Oh boy. Penn St. alumni and Harrisburg great Chad Severs has been signed […]

USL

City Islanders Re-Sign 5, Fisher Retires, Schedule Announced

A little over a month before the Harrisburg City Islanders open camp on March 15th, the team is beginning to take shape. We already know that standout attacker Tiyi Shipalane will not be returning to the Isles as his contract was purchased by D.C. United. Now add to that news […]

USL

Tryouts – Pittsburgh Riverhounds Feb. 23-25th

In addition to their closed winter tryout in December, the Hounds are holding an open Pro-Combine from February 23rd-25th. The tryout does require fees and pre-registration but it is open to professionals, college players, and amatuers alike. You can find more information here on the team website. Have you ever attended a […]

Local / Ocean City Nor'easters / USL

Name That Team – Ocean City ______

The Ocean City PDL team, formerly known as the Barons, has severed ties with the Barons Youth Academy and is looking for a new name. They have turned to the fans to help them out, and give the team a new identity. I’m not a big fan of these myself, […]

MLS / Union / USL

Follow Friday – USL, MISL, Blogs, and News

Stealing a page from Twitter’s playbook, today’s piece is dedicated to highlighting some great news outlets for professional soccer in Maryland and Pennsylvania. The Upper 90 – Derek Meluzio Derek does great work covering soccer in the Harrisburg area and following the Harrisburg City Islanders. I have really enjoyed some […]

MLS / USL

The MLS Superdraft, brought to you by the USL

Though many articles will be written about the Philadelphia Union, the 2009 MLS Superdraft, and the players fortunate enough to be selected in one of the draft’s 4 rounds, few people will include this stunning fact: Of the 64 players selected on Thursday, 48 of them have played in a […]

USL

Real Maryland Hosts Pro Tryout

Missed one tidbit in my post the other day. USL-2 side Real Maryland Monarchs who play out of Rockville, MD are holding a professional tryout on Januray 24th. The tryout is limited to 50 players, and professional or collegiate experience is preferred. The deadline to register is Friday, January 22nd, […]

USL

Pittsburgh Riverhounds Take a Big Step

USL-2 side Pittsburgh Riverhounds have made a few big changes this off-season to improve the quality of the franchise. Gene Klein, the veteran manager of the Hounds, will be stepping into the front office as Technical Director this spring. His boots will be filled by recent Riverhounds captain and western […]

NASL / USL

USL, NASL strike deal

The U.S. Soccer Federation has brokered a deal for a single Division 2 soccer league to operate this year. USSF officials announced the deal Thursday as a one-year compromise between the United Soccer Leagues and the breakaway teams that moved to form their own league, the North American Soccer League. […]

Harrisburg City Islanders / Local Leagues / USL

USL – Tryouts, Home Openers, and Notes

With all of the posturing occuring on the MLS Collective Bargaining Agreement and the mess that is being sorted out with the USL and NASL, it is easy to overlook some big happenings in USL -2 soccer in Pennsylvania. Tryouts The Pittsburgh Riverhounds (USL – 2) held their 11th Annual […]