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John Mahon collected the Wehrly Bros player of the month award for May earlier this week, collecting the player of the month award for the second successive month.As a result of some heroic performances of late, Mahon has become a fans favourite in The Showgrounds and was also awarded the SSE Airtricity player of the week on Monday last after his performance in the 3-0 victory over St. Patricks Athletic on Friday night.Our thanks to Richard...
Sligo Rovers are delighted to announce that Damon Kearney has been appointed head coach of our women's Under-17 team.Damon brings with him a wealth of experience having been heavily involved in football in the region for a number of years.Damon has been working full time as the Community Football Development Officer for Leitrim with the FAI and Leitrim County Council since 2009.He has extensive experience coaching in football from grassroots...
Clinically taken goals from Patrick McClean, Ally Roy and Jack Keaney earned Sligo Rovers victory at Richmond Park as St Patrick’s Athletic slumped to a fifth successive SSE Airtricity League Premier Division defeat. St Patrick's began reasonably well before it soon went pear-shaped as they had little answer to Sligo's vibrant attack. A loose pass presented St Pat’s with the game’s first chance four minutes in...
Sligo Rovers can confirm that goalkeeper Mitchell Beeney has agreed to sign for Sligo Rovers from 1 July from Chelsea. The 22-year-old has been on loan at Rovers this season and has established himself as number one in The Showgrounds, continuously improving in recent months and impressing in his performances. He will join on a contract until the end of the 2019 season. Beeney said: “When I sat down with the...
Sligo Rovers travel to Dublin on Friday to take on St Patrick’s Athletic in Richmond Park in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division.The Bit O’ Red go into the game in eighth in the Premier Division, but with three wins and two draws from nine away games so far.The teams met a month ago with St Pat’s winning 2-0.In team news, Kyle Callan-McFadden will sit out the game due to concussion suffered in the game against Cork City. Gary...
The #bitored can confirm that midfielder Eduardo Pinceli has left the club by mutual agreement today.Eduardo has been a popular figure since joining the club, we thank him for the impact he made in his time here.Gerard Lyttle said: "We have huge respect Eduardo for being a great professional and person to deal with. We want to wish him and his family a bright future and thank them all for his time in Sligo. "He still has plenty to...
Sligo Rovers are to honour one of their greatest servants as they host a testimonial for the legendary Raffaele Cretaro on Saturday 28th July with a 6pm kick-off in the Showgrounds. The opposition will be a Raffaele Cretaro XI made up of some of the best players that have played alongside the Tubbercurrynative over the years.  Confirmed so far are Ciaran Kelly, Richard Brush, Jason McGuinness, Romauld Boco, Danny...
Sligo Rovers are delighted to announce the signing of striker Mikey Drennan.The former Aston Villa and Shamrock Rovers man makes his return to the SSE Airtricity League with the Bit O' Red after a two-year absence. The announcement was made live on Off The Ball on Newstalk this evening. Mikey Drennan said: "It has been with me for the last couple of years about returning to the league. "It has come up a few times,...
Below is a list of the prize winners from the last two monthly 500 Club draws which took place in April and May paying out €2,400. Each season the 500 Club provides a backbone to the club’s operations on-the-pitch and our key work in the community in the North-West. Concurrent membership of the 500 Club to a commitment of three seasons also brings membership of the football club and eligibility to attend the club’s AGM...
Cork City returned to the top of the table with a hard-fought win over a plucky Sligo Rovers at the Showgrounds.  Kieran Sadlier returned to haunt his former employers as he netted in the opening minute. Ger Lyttle's side pushed the Rebels hard in the second half but were unable to find the net. Graham Cummins secured the win and the points for Cork ten minutes from time.   City hit the lead with just 52 seconds...

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