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 Sligo Rovers battled back from behind against triple league champions Dundalk at the Showgrounds to earn a 1-1 draw. Recently added striker Benny Igiehon was the hero with a wonderful goal on 24 minutes to take the point that move Rovers up to 10th. Danish defender Niclas Vemmelund gave the Louth men the lead inside the opening quarter hour. David McMillan went close for the away side on four minutes but could only drag his...
Sligo Rovers welcome Dundalk to The Showgrounds on Saturday night in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division. The Bit O' Red drew 0-0 against Limerick last week and host the champions on Saturday aiming for another clean sheet and positive result. In team news, Raffaele Cretaro serves a one-game ban. Jonah Ayunga will to miss out due to a bruised rib and Seamus Sharkey is absent due to a bereavement. New signing Omar Haughton is not yet eligible...
Sligo Rovers are delighted to announce the signing of winger Omar Haughton on a contract until the end of the season, subject to international clearance. Haughton joins the Bit o’ Red following two seasons with Port Vale and a recent short-term spell with Stafford Rangers.The 20-year-old plays on the left side and becomes the third signing by manager Gerard Lyttle after the capture of Seamus Sharkey and Benny Igiehon.Lyttle said: “...
Sligo Rovers can announce the launch of a Last Man Standing competition with outstanding prize money of €1,500 ahead of the Premier League season.The winner will walk away with €1,000 while there are runner-up prizes of €300 and €200.Entry is €20 with the season starting on the weekend of 11th to 13th of August.Supporters can enter online (click here) and send their predictions to [email protected] is one-life...
Rovers U17s annihilated Drogheda in a six goal hammering following a marvellous display.Rovers piled on the pressure right from the start when Scott Lynch’s apparent cross nearly found the net but was tipped just over the bar just 5 minutes in, then just minutes later a counter attack from Rovers and a perfect through ball by Jack O’Connor put Aaron Perry through on goal who lifted the ball over the Drogheda keeper and gave Rovers...
Gerard Lyttle’s Sligo side held on to claim a point against Limerick despite going down to ten men late on. Rafaelle Cretaro saw red but the Bit O’Red hung on despite the numerical disadvantage. Sligo remained unchanged from their one-all draw with Drogheda United last week, while Limerick boss Neil McDonald didn’t shy away from shaking up his team selection. Dropping a near ever-present in Robbie Williams while...
Ger Lyttle brings his battling troops to the Markets Field tomorrow confident that they can engineer a badly needed first away win of the season.Acutely aware of but undaunted by the team’s failure to register a win away from the Showgrounds this term, the Rovers boss asserts that it’s not a statistic with which he will burden his players.“I don’t believe players respond too well to that sort of pressure so it’s not...
Sligo Rovers are delighted to reveal that kids parties are now taking place in The Showgrounds. With childrens birthday parties now proving to be a big event taking place outisde of the home, Sligo Rovers now offers fantastic packages for your son/daughters special day. There are two types of packages, which are branded as the silver and gold packages. The silver package costs €12 per child and involes 1 hour 15 minutes coaching on the...
The draw for the second round Irish Daily Mail FAI Senior Cup takes place on Friday in Kilkenny at 10:45am.The draw is being held as part of the FAI’s AGM which takes place this weekend.Rovers will be one of 32 teams entering the competition at this stage, with fixtures set to take place on the weekend of 11th to 13th of August.There are 20 SSE Airtricity League teams in the draw along with 12 non-league sides.They include many sides that...
We would like to thank the match ball sponsor from last Saturday night, Rogers Topline Ballymote. Below is a picture of the business which is located on O' Connell Street Ballymote. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"11295","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"360","width":"480"}}]]Many thanks to everyone at Rogers Topline Ballymote for their continued support of the club.    ...

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