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Conditions were ideal for two big Sligo Rovers nights for the players of Ballymote Celtic last week. Kalen Spillane, Paul O'Conor, Danny Ledwith and Sean Maguire travelled to Ballymote for a coaching session along with Ian Baraclough on their all-weather pitch.  On Friday evening we welcomed Ballymote Celtic as our special guests to the Showgrounds for the UCD match where they provided mascots and Ball boys as well as taking...
Late goals from Evan McMillan and Danny North maintained Sligo Rovers’ revival as Bohemians sunk to a third defeat on the spin in this afternoon's SSE Airtricity League clash at Dalymount Park. Former Bohemians central defender McMillan struck to give Sligo the lead in a dour game after 78 minutes, nodding home at the back post after Bohs keeper Lee Murphy failed to claim Kieran Djilali’s corner. Substitute North then...
Sligo Rovers visit Dalymount Park on Monday to meet Bohemians in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division. The Bit o’ Red bagged 10 goals last week in wins over St Patrick’s Athletic (5-1) and UCD (5-0), with the victory over The Students the club's second league win of the campaign. Paul O’Conor, Danny Ledwith and Eric Odhiambo scored their first league goals for Rovers in that game. Jeff Henderson returned from...
Sligo Rovers' resurgent form continued on Friday night as they recorded a comprehensive 5-0 win over UCD in the SSE Airtricity League at the Showgrounds on Friday night. Goals from Alan Keane, Paul O'Conor, Aaron Greene, Daniel Ledwith and Eric Odhiambo secured the Bit o'Red's second league victory of the season.  The Students' cause wasn't helped by the fact that they were forced to play the majority of the...
Following the decision to choose Tallaght Stadium as the venue for the Setanta Sports Cup final, Sligo Rovers wish to make the following statement. The club's reaction is one of great disappointment that The Showgrounds will not host the final.  Sligo Rovers chairman Dermot Kelly said: “It would have been a great credit for all the improvements and investment we have made to the ground in the last number of years to host...
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...

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