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Sligo Rovers travel to Drogheda on Tuesday night for the Setanta Sports Cup semi-final first leg.Rovers are in the semi-final stage for the fourth year in-a-row after beating Glentoran, but have never reached the final. This will be Rovers' 11th semi-final in all competitions since 2009. Joseph Ndo has return to training but Danny North (knee), Seamus Conneely (knee) and Ciaran Kelly (fractured sternum) miss out. The squad came through...
After last week’s 2-0 win against Cork City, Rovers have now won all ten games played this campaign.That’s the second longest winning streak in the club’s history and just two games short of the overall club record of 12 set in 1936/37.Rovers have won the last five in-a-row away from home. Making it six would be the first time since 1993-94 when the run had wins over Waterford (2-1), Kilkenny (4-1), Bray (3-0), Home Farm (...
Sligo Rovers restored their five point lead at the summit of the Airtricity League Premier Division following a 2-0 win over Cork City at the Showgrounds on Saturday afternoon. A 37 minute Lee Lynch strike coupled with a late Anthony Elding penalty was enough to hand all three points to the reigning league champions. The Bit o' Red were without Joseph Ndo (hand), Seamus Conneely (knee) and Danny North (knee ligament) while U19...
Sligo Rovers meet Cork City in the Airtricity Premier Division in The Showgrounds, kick-off 3:55pm.Rovers have won seven league matches in-a-row, which is the second longest run in club history. The last team to win eight Premier Division games in succession was Bohemains in 2008 as part of a 12-game winning run for the Gypsies. The last team to win their first eight of a season in the Premier Division was this Saturday’s...
Check out the match programme this Saturday afternoon against Cork City and download now as we look to past, present and future in this week's edition.Kieran Djilali gives the lowdown on his career so far and settling into life with the Bit o' Red.  Daryl Horgan talks about his time with the club and now with Cork City as he returns to The Showgrounds on Saturday. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"357","...
After last week’s 2-0 success against Shelbourne, Sligo Rovers have won nine games played in all competitions, a 100% record. That’s the joint-second longest winning streak in the club’s history and just three games short of the overall club record of 12 set in 1936/37.In league games alone Rovers have won seven in-a-row, which is the second longest in club history on its own again after the run in 1936/37. The last team...
 Sligo Rovers striker Anthony Elding has won the SWAI/Airtricity Player of the Month for March. At the beginning of March, Elding's first half goal at Derry City handed Rovers 1-0 win at the Brandywell in their Premier Division opener. In the Bit o' Red ’s first home game of the season, an Elding double sent the champions on their way to a convincing over Bray Wanderers.  A week later and Elding chalked up...
Ahead of his 50th league game in charge on Saturday against Cork City, Sligo Rovers manager Ian Baraclough wants his team to kick on and build their run of victories in the Airtricity Premier Division.The Rovers boss was delighted to see a seventh league win in succession against Shelbourne last Saturday in The Showgrounds, but feels there can be more to come from his players ahead of another home match this weekend.He said: "The...
Raffaele Cretaro answered questions from Sligo Rovers fans yesterday as he manned our Twitter account for 45 minutes during the afternoon for a #AskRaff session.Questions came from supporters, Rovers players and fitness coach Paul Stewart as Raff managed to get through 25 tweets posed to him.Read back on them here.Thanks to Raff for his answers and don't forget the Bit o' Red are back in action on Saturday against Cork City, 3:55pm in...
A fashion show in aid of MS North West Therapy Centre will take place on Wednesday night in the Clarion Hotel.Sligo Rovers players will be part of the modelling line-up with clothing from Se7en menswear. Female models will showcase a range from Jane Norman.All proceeds of the events will go to the Therapy Centre. Tickets are €10 and available on the door, there will be a full bar service to purchase from in the Clarion and Sligo Rovers...

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