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Sligo Rovers can confirm that the process of appointing the club's new first-team manager is advancing, with a high level of interest in the post in the last week. The club has invited formal applications to be made for the role over the next 10 days, concluding on Thursday 2nd October. A sub-committee has been appointed under the chairmanship of Joe Burns to then progress the process, with Gerard Cassidy acting as advisor to the...
 Sligo Rovers wish to invite applications for the role of first-team manager.  Applicants must include Curriculum Vitae, cover letter and other relevant information including coaching qualifications when applying. Applications can be sent via e-mail to hynespaul1@gmail.com or by post to Sligo Rovers FC, PO Box 275, Sligo. Please note the closing date for applications is 5pm on Thursday 2nd October.
Gavin Dykes' reign as Sligo Rovers interim manager got off to a losing start as the Bit o'Red were beaten 2-0 by a well drilled Drogheda United at the Showgrounds.  Declan O'Brien handed United the lead on 34 minutes before Stephen Maher made the most of poor defending from the home side as he netted the Louth side's second on 57. Gavan Holohan almost sent United into an early lead with nine minutes played, during...
 Sligo Rovers under-19s got their first points of the season with a 3-1 win over Longford Town at the Showgrounds today.Goals from Mark Hannon, Ryan O’Donoghue and Liam Flatley gave the win as Rovers outclassed the mid-landers at the Sean Fallon Centre.Five changes were made to the team beaten by Dundalk a week ago with Kyle Harrigan, Mark McCallion, Ryan McManus, Darren Kilcawley and Gary Armstrong making way for Ryan O’...
 Sligo Rovers and Drogheda United had had several memorable meetings over the last few years. In total this will be the ninth game between the sides in the last 17 months. The Bit o’Red have held the upper hand in that time with four victories to Drogheda’s one and three ties.The teams were drawn together in the semi-finals of last year’s Setanta Sports Cup. The Boynesiders won the first leg 2-0 at Hunky Dorys Park and...
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Sligo Rovers vs Drogheda UnitedSSE Airtricity LeagueThe ShowgroundsSeptember 20th, 7:45 Sligo Rovers play Drogheda United tomorrow night in the Showgrounds at 7:45. Following the departure of manager John Coleman this week Gavin Dykes is now in temporary charge of the team. The game will be a repeat of last year’s FAI Cup final won dramatically by Rovers 3-2. It will be the third and final meeting of the sides this year. In...
Sligo Rovers are pleased to announce that Gary Boylan has signed a new contract with the club. The young defender has signed a deal that will keep him at the club until the end of the 2015 season. Boylan, who comes from Bellmullet in Co. Mayo, made his first team debut against Derry City in the Showgrounds on May 5th after an impressive first season with the under-19 squad. He has also featured in recent games against Derry City and...
Sligo Rovers can confirm that manager John Coleman and assistant Jimmy Bell have departed the club as the duo return to the Football League in England with former side Accrington Stanley. The club were approached by Accrington in recent days wishing to speak with John regarding their vacant managerial position and given their previous relationship with Accrington the club agreed for talks to take place. A compensation package for the...
Sligo Rovers game with Cork City in the SSE Airtricity League will be broadcast live on RTE2.The game takes place next Friday September 26th in Turners Cross with the kick-off time now changed to 7:05pm .This is the next away game for Rovers against the Leesiders who are flying high in the league this year in second place. 

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