Several the Reading United AC players are up for end of the year awards in PDL.
These two teams will face off in July 26's USOC game at PPL Park, making this friendly a preview to a quarter final match in a cup competition. The match starts at 7:00 pm and tIckets to the match at Hershey Park Stadium are $20.The weather in Hershey is forecasted as rain during the game.
The Islanders advanced to the US Open Cup Quarter-Finals to compete against their affiliate, the Philadelphia Union on June 26 at PPL Park, Chester, PA. Tickets went on sale June 6.
After a hat-trick Friday evening versus the Dayton Dutch Lions on the Island, Yann Ekra stayed hot and led the Harrisburg City Islanders to victory Tuesday night in a US Open Cup match against the Long Island Rough Riders (Premier Development League).
The center official blew for full time, after three added minutes, to end the derby match at 0-0. The draw ended the Riverhounds’ four match losing streak and the started a two game unbeaten (both ties) streak for the Islanders.
The Harrisburg City Islanders, a United Soccer Leagues (USL) PRO level affiliate of the Philadelphia Union, managed to overcome great odds to secure a place in the USL PRO Final, by beating the Rochester Rhinos in the National Division Final 2-1.
Using their man advantage, Reading United scored four goals against a hapless New Jersey Rangers squad. New Jersey defender Alex Brito went studs up into United forward Tyler Witmer during the first half, after the United had already scored one goal from the boot of David Rodriguez.
Adding to an already locally impressive friendlies list that consists of the Philadelphia Union and fellow Union affiliate team the Harrisbug City Islanders, Reading United AC announced yesterday that the New York Cosmos and USMNT under-17 team will come to town.