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Professional Soccer Returns to Clipper Stadium in Lancaster

harrisburg city islandersProfessional Soccer is returning to Clipper Stadium in Lancaster for two Harrisburg City Islanders home games this August.

Harrisburg will host a regular season game versus FC Montreal on Saturday, August 29 as the City Islanders look to gain a United Soccer League playoff berth.

Then 2 days later the Islanders will host an exhibition against the 2014 US Open Cup runner-up, the Philadelphia Union their MLS Partners from Philadelphia on Monday, August 31. The City Islanders a 4-4-1 record against Major League Soccer clubs in the U.S. Open Cup.

Both games will start at 7:00 PM. Gates will open at 5:30 PM.

All seats for these soccer events will be general admission. The cost will be $15 for the exhibition against the Union and $12 for the Saturday night game against Montreal. A combo ticket that includes a ticket to both matches is also available for purchase at the discounted price of $22. For ticket information visit the Lancaster Barnstormers website.

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The games will feature several local soccer heroes for the Central PA area:

  • The former Warwick High School standout and National High School Player of the Year, the Union’s Andrew Wenger.
  • In addition to Wenger, the Union’s roster also includes Jimmy McLaughlin of Great Valley and former City Islanders star Sheanon Williams.
  • The City Islanders squad features area natives Garret Pettis, a forward from Lower Dauphin High School, who currently resides in Elizabethtown, midfielder Danny DiPrima of Dillsburg and former Pennsylvania Player of the Year Brett Jankouskas of Palmyra.

Come out and support local soccer in Central PA!

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Watch Soccer Live Online

Did you know that you can watch soccer online free of charge? All you need is a broadband connection. Here’s a couple of resources:

ESPN 3: espn3.com
You don’t get all games but they seem to have a good variety of international and club play from the USA, England, Germany, Spain and Italy. You can even watch the replays for up to 7 days.

MyP2P: myp2p.eu Football Schedules, watch live Football on your pc.
This site is a bit more underground, but you can pretty much find any professional or international game. You just have to be a bit careful of what you click on and look for the highest quality stream. In some cases you need to download extra software. A safer way to do this is to Google the name of the software and go to the official site to download it.