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Sligo Rovers meet UCD on Friday night in The Showgrounds in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division. An unbeaten run of three matches including last Monday’s 5-1 win over St Patrick’s Athletic in the Setanta Cup has been the Bit o’ Red’s best form of the season so far. Jeff Henderson (hamstring) and Seamus Conneely (groin) trained on Thursday and could be part of the squad. Raffaele Cretaro (calf) and Gavin...
Sligo Rovers wish to thank supporters for their annual membership donation for the 2014 season. The Management Committee also wish to remind members it can still be made in a number of methods.  Each contribution of €100 is greatly valued and an important part of the club's outset for the season.  At this stage we are a little behind last year's total but our target of €10,000 is in sight. The opening...
Week two of the Sligo Rovers Easter Camps starts next Monday as young supporters get the chance to train with the FAI Cup holders. The camps will take place on Monday 21 April to 25 April. 91 children are taking part in this week's camp.  Prices are just €50 for one child, €90 for two children from the same family and €120 for three children. Places are limited and you can guarantee a booking through our...
Sligo Rovers are lending support to the Friends of Sligo Regional Hospital’s attempts to improve cardiac services in the hospital and asking Bit o’ Red fans to contribute in the most creative way possible.  The Friends are seeking additional funding to develop cardiac services further in line with best in the country and are aiming to raise more than €250,000 towards this cause. Rovers recently partnered with the...
Ian Baraclough immediately targeted turning Monday night’s emphatic Setanta Sports Cup victory over St Patrick’s Athletic into league points. A 7-1 aggregate win, 5-1 on the night in Richmond Park, came about from a confident and classy performance in Dublin 8 as Rovers reached the Setanta final for the first time. It was a result to ease the frustration for the players who have been unfortunate in the league season when...
Aaron Greene scored twice to help Sligo Rovers defeat St Patrick’s Athletic 5-1 and reach their first Setanta Sports Cup final with a 7-1 aggregate victory.Greene struck twice, while goals from Joseph Ndo and John Russell along with a Derek Foran own goal saw the Bit o'Red march on.Rovers can now look forward to the May 10 final against either Dundalk or Shamrock Rovers.With six changes from the side that beat Shamrock Rovers on Friday...
Ian Baraclough, Gary Stevens, Jeff Henderson & Seamus Conneely recently attended a training session in Calry with almost 40 underage boys and girls taking part. Calry Bohs provided Ball boys & girls as well as mascots for last Monday night’s game against  Drogheda Utd. At half-time, Calry Bohs under-12 boys and girls provided a very entertaining spectacle in there two five-a-side games, View a gallery of the...
Sligo Rovers meet St Patrick's Athletic in the semi-final second leg of the Setanta Sports Cup on Monday night in Richmond Park. The Bit o' Red are 2-0 up after the first leg in The Showgrounds and are aiming to reach the final for the first time. Manager Ian Baraclough has reported some niggles following the match with Cork City and they will be assessed again on Monday prior to the game. However, it is hoped the same...
It was all about the late goals at Turner’s Cross as Cork City and Sligo Rovers played out a scintillating SSE Airtricity League Premier Division 1-1 draw in front of a crowd of 4,035 on Leeside.Both sides created chances throughout a game that was initially marred by a serious injury to Garry Buckley, but an own goal - knocked home from a Joseph Ndo corner - with 88 minutes on the clock saw the visitors edge into what was a deserved lead....
Sligo Rovers chairman Dermot Kelly has thanked supporters for their backing of the team last Monday night against Drogheda United in The Showgrounds.  A crowd of close to 2,000 home supporters attended the Monday fixture following an appeal to rally behind the team over the next number of games following a disappointing start to the league campaign.  The Bit o' Red face a number of matches in the remainder of the month...

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