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 The Sligo Rovers end of season party will take place in the View Bar at the Glasshouse Hotel this Friday night.It will take place following Friday's game with St. Patrick's Athletic which kicks off at 7:45pm in the Showgrounds. This is the final game of the 2014 season.Players from the first-team squad will be in attendance and all fans are welcome to come along on the night.  
 Joe Burns, a lifelong supporter of Sligo Rovers, is the new Chairman of Sligo Rovers. A former MD of Stiefel Laboratories, Joe joined the Sligo Rovers Management Committee in 2013 and served as Treasurer last year. The Chairman’s first public comment in his new role was to pay tribute to his predecessor Dermot Kelly for ‘his outstanding contribution to the club’ during his period at the helm. “As a local...
Sligo Rovers fell to a 1-0 defeat to Limerick in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division on Friday night last. Rory Gaffney struck eight minutes into the second half to hand the Shannonsiders the win in monsoon-like conditions at Thomond Park. Ian Turner dragged the ball wide of Richard Brush's goal in the seventh minute following Prince Agyemang's superb through ball. Sligo had their first sight on goal in the 20th...
 Limerick  vs  Sligo RoversSSE Airtricity LeagueThomond ParkOctober 17th, 7:45 Sligo Rovers have the final away game of the season tomorrow when travelling to take on Limerick in Thomond Park.Rovers followed up Gavin Dykes his first win as interim manager over UCD two weeks ago with a 2-2 draw against Bohs last weekend.Paul O’Conor put the Bit o’Red in front with his second in two games. Eamon Zayed scored a late...
 Sligo Rovers can announce three new officers of club's management committee today.As the Bit o' Red enter an important time with the appointment of a new manager, agreement of club budgets and the assembly of a squad for next season, a change in officers to improve continuity for next season has been agreed. The aim of the new officers is to smooth the transition process to the incoming officers for next season, albeit the...
 Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill visited the Showgrounds for the official opening of Sligo Rovers All Weather facility. He was joined by Minister for Sport Michael Ring, whose Department provided €300,00 towards the project through the Sports Capital Programme. Other special guests in attendance were Brian Wilson, a Director of Glasgow Celtic, Sean Fallon Jnr, and the Mayor of Sligo Councillor Tom MacSharry.Martin O...
 The latest monthly draw for the 500 club took place last week and below is the list of winners.Congratulation to Paddy Clancy who won the top prize of €500 €500   Paddy Clancy, Greevy, Rossnowlagh Road, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal€100   Emer Watters, Rathonoragh, Strandhill Road, Sligo€100   John McHale, 11 Edward Square, Donnybrook, Dublin 4€100   Seamus Dolan, John...
 Letterkenny Rovers emerged victorious at the Showgrounds 3-2 tonight in the under-19 Elite Northern Division.The Sligo Rovers side were missing several players who were involved in the friendly against Accrington Stanley yesterday. Jack Burke made his first start of the season in goals.The visitors got off to a great start and took the lead with less than a minute played.And that lead was doubled on 26 minutes when a scramble occured in...
 Sligo Rovers under-19 team return to action tonight at the Showgrounds after a two week break to take on Letterkenny Rovers at 7:45.Ciaran Kelly’s team are in good form having won the last two games. They were 3-1 against Longford Town and 5-1 against Finn Harps.It means Rovers currently occupy sixth place in the Elite Northern Division with a big win required to move ahead of Shelbourne into fifth.Several of the squad were involved...
 Accrington Stanley won a high-scoring friendly 5-4 at the Showgrounds today in a game to mark the official opening of the Sean Fallon Centre.The more experienced Accrington side just came out on top against a youthful Rovers team despite a hat-trick for the impressive Ruairi Keating.There was a taste of things to come early when after nine minutes Keating almost scored with a header from Danny Ledwith's cross.Accrington struck first...

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