Thursday, May 17

LD Update: NASL & USL Pro Game Night; MLS friendly

Puerto Rico Islanders 3:0 Atlanta Silverbacks - The league leaders were locked in a stalemate with the Silverbacks until Martyn Lancaster was sent off five minutes into the second half for taking down Jonathan Fana in the box. Joe Nasco stopped the ensuing David Foley penalty, but the midfielder followed up the attempt and headed the ball far enough over the line for the opening tally. Hector Ramos would double the lead in the 77th and Tyler Wilson left no doubt with the third in the 84th. - MORE

Harrisburg City Islanders 0:0 Pittsburgh Riverhounds - The first segment of the Pennsylvania derby finished in a scoreless deadlock. - MORE

US Open Cup: The fourth tier of American soccer squared off in the First Round of the US Open Cup Tuesday evening, leaving 16 amateur sides to face the professional clubs from the second division NASL and third division USL Pro. The pairings were announced Wednesday afternoon for the Third Round. All the details here at

USL Pro News: The Harrisburg City Islanders announced that their exhibition against MLS affiliate Philadelphia Union will be held at Hersheypark on June 12.

W-League News: Victoria Highlanders striker Lindsay Hoetzel was unveiled as the Player of the Week, highlighting the league's Team of the Week.

Look for the Soccer Barn Five Stars tomorrow.

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