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 With great pleasure Sligo Rovers can announce the signing of club legend Raffaele Cretaro to a new contract for the 2017 season. It comes as Cretaro is enjoying one of his career-best seasons as Rovers leading goal-scorer with nine goals to date.This continues the building of the Bit o’Red squad for the future with Micheal Schlingermann, Gary Boylan, Kieran Sadlier, Gary Armstrong, Daniel Kearns and Tobi Adebayo-Rowling so far...
 11Rovers are now on an 11 game undefeated streak at The Showgrounds since game one of the season in March.You have to go back to 2013 for the last time the Bit o’Red had such a run when a 12-game stretch started after losing to Molde in the UEFA Champions League. 8Kieran Sadlier scored his first SSE Airtricity League goals with a double in the team’s last meeting in Galway. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large...
 Ahead of the final Connacht Derby to be played between two closely matched teams at The Showgrounds we go back and look at the three most recent wins earned over Galway United.29 May 2016 – SSE Airtricity League – Galway United 1 Sligo Rovers 2 (Sadlier (2))Kieran Sadlier scored twice as Sligo Rovers as the Bit O'Red recorded their sixth win in seven games with a 2-1 win over Galway United. Sadlier netted either side...
 Sligo Rovers are delighted to have signed goalkeeper Micheal Schlingermann to a new contract at The Showgrounds. The deal will keep Schlingermann with the club until the end of the 2018 season.It continues the work done which has already seen Gary Boylan, Kieran Sadlier, Tobi Adebayo-Rowling, Gary Armstrong and Daniel Kearns signed for next season.Schlingermann returned at the end of 2015 to the club where he started his career in 2009.In...
 Sligo Rovers return to The Showgrounds for a Connacht Derby with Galway United Saturday night. Rovers will be seeking to increase the highly impressive unbeaten home run to 12 games.Most recently The Bit o’Red were victorious at The Showgrounds over Shamrock Rovers 3-2.Dave Robertson’s team have now moved up to fifth in the SSE Airtricty League table.Opposition Galway United are two places and four points behind making it a key...
 A last gasp goal from Wexford Youths substitute Andrew Mulligan saw Sligo Rovers exit this year's Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup, beaten agonisingly 2-1 at a wet and windy Ferrycarrig Park. Shane Dempsey had given the Youths a 20th minute lead with a wonderfully hit volley before Rovers levelled the game just past the hour through Raffaele Cretaro. The tie looked as if it was destined for a Monday night replay at the Showgrounds before...
 Dave Robertson wants to take the same approach as one the previous win in Wexford into the game to ensure victory.The FAI Cup is something highly prized by the Rovers boss and he is determined to make the way into the quarter-finals.Reflecting briefly on a tough defeat to Bohemians on Monday Robertson says his team are just looking to bounce back straight away:“At the end of the game I can only say that we were not disappointed with...
 It’s FAI Cup weekend for Sligo Rovers with a trip to Wexford Youths. The third round tie is at Ferrycarrig Park at 8pm.The Bit o’Red made it through to this stage with a comfortable 3-0 win over First Division Cabinteely in The Showgrounds.Meanwhile Wexford advanced by knocking out non-league Firhouse Clover away from home with the same score.Most recently in the league Rovers had a devastating loss to Bohemians 3-2 with two...
 Sligo Rovers under-17s earned a massive win to make it into the semi-finals of the first ever Mark Farren Memorial Cup. Rovers defeated Derry City 4-0 at The Showgrounds in the last eight.There was no goals at half-time but striker Mark Byrne quickly changed that in the second half giving the Bit o’Red the lead.Mayo’s Byrne then got his second of the night to continue his good season and double the lead.The third goal came from...
 Dave Robertson says the success of his team recently has led to players in his squad attracting interest from teams at a higher level. Rovers squad has several young talents in his squad who have impressed in Rovers strong run since the mid-season break.The Rovers boss says it brings a different kind of pressure to him as a manager is dealing with it:“Obviously when you are successful it will bring different pressures with it. It...

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