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Sligo Rovers return to action in the Airtricity Premier Division against Shamrock Rovers on Saturday night in The Showgrounds.The Bit o’ Red are third in the table prior to Friday night’s fixtures and meet the Hoops for the second time this season.The sides drew 1-1 in Tallaght Stadium earlier this year.Ian Baraclough will be without David Cawley (suspension), Danny Ventre (leg) and Aaron Greene (toe).Pascal Millien is back in Sligo...
Work is set to begin on the new €500,000 development at The Showgrounds, including a new FIFA 2 Star Astro pitch, a full size grass pitch and grass training facilities.The Astro development featuring a top of the range playing surface similar to the facility installed at Saracens Rugby Club in London, will be called The Sean Fallon Centre in honour of the late Sligo Rovers and Celtic FC legend who died earlier...
Sligo Rovers face Shamrock Rovers this Saturday as the Bit o' Red make a return to domestic action in The Showgrounds.Following an exit from European competition this week, Ian Baraclough and his players will aim to make ground on the teams at the top of the table.The Hoops are unbeaten in 16 domestic games and will travel to Sligo looking to move to within a point of Rovers. Victory for the home side would extend the lead over Trevor Croly...
Sligo Rovers have bowed out of the UEFA Champions League at the second qualifying stage following a 3-0 aggregate defeat to Norwegian champions Molde.Martin Linnes and Alion Coly did the damage with Molde's goals in the fifth and 77th minutes as the Norwegian side came out 2-0 on top in the second leg at Aker Stadion.Trailing 1-0 from the first leg, Ian Baraclough's side got off to the worst possible start.Just under five minutes in, Ole...
Sligo Rovers face Molde on Tuesday, aiming to overturn a 1-0 defecit in the Champions League qualifying second round tie. A full charter plane will take the Rovers squad and supporters to Molde on Monday departing from Dublin Airport.  . Tony Fagan, record appearance holder in the history of Sligo Rovers, will be the special guest of the club for the away leg.  Fagan will travel in the club party for the trip to the...
Sligo Rovers will play either The New Saints or Legia Warszawa in the third round of the UEFA Champions League qualifying series should the Bit o'Red progress past Molde FK. Rovers face Molde at the Aker Stadion next Tuesday as they look to turn around a 1-0 defeat they suffered in the first leg at the Showgrounds on Wednesday evening.  Should the Airtricity League champions progress, the first leg against either Warszawa or...
Sligo Rovers will feel they still have a fighting chance of progressing to the Champions League third round despite falling to a 1-0 defeat to Norwegian champions Molde at the Showgrounds.Daniel Chima Chukwu capitalised on a defensive blunder by Evan McMillan to score the only goal of the game three minutes before the interval.The Bit o'Red face Molde at the Aker Stadion in the second leg on Tuesday evening.The League of Ireland champions...
Sligo Rovers face Molde FK in the Champions League second round qualifying first leg in The Showgrounds this Wednesday.Supporters are asked to note the following information as we look forward to Wednesday's game:Match tickets:200 tickets will go on sale at the car park end at 4pm following a return of tickets by Molde. They will be sold on a first come basis. All other tickets are sold out. The game is all-ticket and tickets must be...
This will be Rovers eighth European campaign and only the second time in Europe’s most prestigious club competition. The following is how Rovers have fared in the previous seasons in Europe.European recordEuropean Cup:AppearancesPlayedWonDrawnLostForAgainst1200206Europa League:AppearancesPlayedWonDrawnLostForAgainst3603349Intertoto Cup:AppearancesPlayedWonDrawnLostForAgainst1402238Cup Winners' Cup:...
Sligo Rovers Manager Ian Baraclough says his side are looking forward to an historical event at the Showgrounds tomorrow evening as the League of Ireland Champions go up against Tippeligaen Champions Molde FK. The game heralds Rovers' first ever venture into the UEFA Champions League in what will be one of the most memorable nights in the club's 85 year history.   Speaking to sligorovers.com having just completed his...

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