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Sligo Rovers boss Ger Lyttle was unable to mark the anniversary of his first year in charge with a win, as the Bit O'Red were held to a scoreless draw by St Patrick's Athletic at the Showgrounds.  Rovers created the better of the chances but were left to settle for their fifth draw on the bounce against the Inchicore men. The westerners ended the game with ten men when David Cawley was sent off in added time for a foul on a St...
Sligo Rovers take on St Patrick’s Athletic on Saturday in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division in The Showgrounds Rovers are six points behind the Saints going into the match – it is the first meeting of the season between the teams due to the away fixture being postponed and scheduled for next month.In team news, Lewis Morrison has progress quicker than anticipated and could feature in the squad. Michael Schlingermann will not...
Tickets for the Sligo Rovers Annual Draw are now on sale following last year's record-breaking year. The fundraiser has contributed hundreds of thousands in recent seasons to the club thanks to loyal support and hard work of the ticket sellers. This year the top prize is €5,000 and the runner-up prizes contain a number of breaks away around the country.To purchase a ticket, go here http://www.sligorovers.com/shop/product/...
Jimmy Keohane emerged from the bench to net the only goal of the game as Cork City beat Sligo Rovers by one goal to nil at Turner's Cross. Keohane netted twelve minutes from time to keep Cork to within two points of leaders Dundalk.     The Bit O'Red managed to take two wins from their last three visits to Leeside, but had to rely on their goalkeeper Mitchell Beeney to keep the champions at bay early on. ...
Sligo Rovers take on Cork City on Tuesday in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division at Turner's Cross. The Bit O'Red secured their third win of the season on Saturday by beating Limerick 2-1. In team news, Gerard Lyttle will have the same squad available as Saturday's match with Lewis Morrison and Michael Schlingermann unavailable. Lyttle said: "The important part was the result, but I thought it was a good performance as well. The...
Always regarded as a heartland of soccer, Sligo breaks new frontiers next month when the cream of young talent from across Ireland and the UK will assemble here for an unique three-day festival of youth football.The soccer stars of the future will be parading their skills in a highly competitive and thoroughly entertaining manner as elite players from eight top academies compete for the second annual Sligo Super Cup at the Showgrounds from May...
A moment of magic from Rhys McCabe saw Sligo Rovers claim victory in this early-season six-pointer. McCabe handed Rovers the lead with a superb 60 yard lob over Limerick stopper Brendan Clarke. Greg Moorhouse netted his first for the club when he doubled the Bit O'Red's lead, before former Rovers winger Daniel Kearns pulled one back for Limerick. Rovers however held on to leap-frog the Blues into eighth place ahead of...
  Open Trials Open Trials for our Under 17 Women’s Team will take place in IT Sligo on Friday, 27th April and Friday, 4th May 2018. Both session will take place at 7pm and all players born during or since 2001 are invited to attend. All players interesting in being involved with this squad are requested to complete the registration form ahead of the trials. This can be completed online here: https://...
Sligo Rovers will travel to Limerick on Saturday for the second meeting of the teams in this year’s SSE Airtricity Premier Division. The Bit o’ Red and Super Blues are seperated by just two points going into the game, with Tommy Barrett’s side’s 1-0 win in The Showgrounds on the opening day of the season the difference. In team news, Rovers are without Lewis Morrison due to an ankle problem. Assistant manager...
We would like to thank both the Match Sponsor and Match Ball Sponsor from our latest home league game against Derry City on Saturday last.The Match Sponsor on the night was Ireland West Airport while the Match Ball Sponsor was Rogers Topline Ballymote.Pictured below is Brendan Lacken of Sligo Rovers receiving the match sponsorship cheque from Ireland West Airport. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"11875","attributes":{"alt...

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