USL / USL - Philadelphia Union II

Dare we think Steel and playoffs?

A club record unbeaten streak, a 6-point season sweep of last year’s champions, lying fifth in the table, and achieving these while missing a major defender and two mainstay attackers provokes thoughts of eastern Pennsylvania sports fans favorite “P” word, “Playoffs.”


2017 USL takes shape

What’s new for the newly Division 2 USL in 2017?


What might stand in the way of Division 2 sanctioning for the USL?

If the USL fails in its bid for Division 2 sanctioning, it is the stadium capacity of a significant number of MLS-owned teams that may have been the issue.

USL / USL - Philadelphia Union II

Bethlehem Steel FC sign Daly, Gissie, Akinyode

Bethlehem Steel sign experienced defender, young striker, and former NYRB II midfielder ahead of inaugural USL season.


Union announces USL team

It’s official: the Union will own and operate a USL team that will begin play in 2016 and will call Bethlehem in the Lehigh Valley home.


USL’s growth spurt

New PSP contributor Patrick Glavin looks at USL’s recent growth spurt and what it means for minor league soccer in Harrisburg and beyond.

Harrisburg City Islanders / Local / US Open Cup / USL

Isles out of Open Cup, Ready for Battery, Union

The City Islanders look forward to a league match against Charleston Battery and a friendly with the Union after being knocked out of the US Open Cup.

Featured / Harrisburg City Islanders / Local / US Open Cup / USL

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.

Harrisburg City Islanders / USL

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.

Featured / Harrisburg City Islanders / Local / USL

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.