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 Sligo/Leitrim youth league club visits continued this week at Arrow Harps. Bit o’Red players were at the excellent Riverstown facility to coach some of the young talents there.Micheal Schlingermann, Daniel Kearns, Craig Roddan and Kieran Sadlier were all there with to participate in a session with boys and girls in east Sligo.Our thanks to all at Arrow Harps for the great welcome.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"...
 Below is a list of the prize winners from the last two monthly 500 Club draws which took place in October and November paying out €2,400. The 500 Club is a key fundraiser for the club which has put over €1,000,000.00 into the club for the past 12 years and is always looking for new people to sign up.Each season the 500 Club provides a backbone to the club’s operations on-the-pitch and our key work in the community in...
 Sligo Rovers first two visits with Sligo/Leitrim underage clubs have taken place this week with more to come.Ballisodare United were first to come to The Showgrounds as their under-11s participated in a session on our astro facility.Mick Leahy, Regan Donelon, Mark Hannon (a former underage player of Ballisodare United) and kitman Colin Feehily trained the players.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"10115","attributes":{"alt...
 The date for the 2017 Sligo Rovers AGM has been set with an EGM also to take place. Both will be on Tuesday January 31 starting at 7:30pm taking place in the Clayton Hotel.Invitations will be posted to all members eligible to attend along with nomination forms for the 2017 Management Committee.A presentation on the accounts for the year 2016 will be made by the club treasurer David Rowe. Secretary Brendan Lacken will also deliver his...
 All at Sligo Rovers were saddened to hear about the passing of our former player Albert Reilly recently. He was a Sligo local and a former Irish Junior International who played three league games in the 1960-61 season and scored one goal and then 5 Shield games and 2 City Cup games in the 1963-64 season.He then emigrated to Scotland where he lived out the rest of his life.Our sympathies to his friends and family.   
 Sligo Rovers will launch our Strategic Plan in Dublin on the evening of Wednesday January 25 in the Mespil Hotel, Dublin 4 beginning at 8pm. The plan sets out the ambition for the club and the actions envisaged over a five-year period.Also in attendance will be Dave Robertson who will outline progress on building the squad for the current season and will do a Q&A session with supporters. This is an open meeting to which all with...
 Game three of Rovers 2017 pre-season schedule will be against local rivals Galway United.  The match will be staged at Eamonn Deacy Park on Friday January 27 and has a 7:45pm kick-off. Dave Robertson's team began pre-season by beating Westport United 4-0 last weekend. Full remaining schedule is below with additional games expected to be added shortly;Ballinamalard United  -  Ferney Park  - ...
 Dave Robertson reacted with delight to the signing of Mathew Stevens as striker was one of his key priority areas for the January transfer window.Stevens, who becomes the foruth overall new signing, made his first start in a Rovers jersey during the 4-0 friendly win at Westport.Commenting on the new arrival Roberston said: “I am delighted that he has come here. He joins us with a fantastic pedigree. I have been tracking him for...
Sligo Rovers got their pre-season campaign off to a flyer with a 4-0 win over Mayo League side Wesport United at United Park.  Gary Boylan, Daniel Kearns, Raffaele Cretaro and Mark Hannon were amongst the goals as the Bit O'Red got 2017 off to a winning start against a tough Westport outfit. The game also saw a first appearance for new loanee Mathew Stevens who joins from Peterborough United. Dave Robertson's side were...
 Sligo Rovers Bingo weekend will take place over two days, on Saturday April 1 and Sunday April 2 in The Knocknarea Arena located at I.T. Sligo. With €10,000 up for grabs on both the Saturday and Sunday, it makes it one of the biggest bingo sessions to hit the north-west region. Bingo Books can be purchased in advance at the following outlets: (Please note books will also be on sale at the door on both days at the bingo)Ard...

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