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Eamonn Deacy Park is not playable for tonight's pre-season match with @Galway_FC.  The match will be played on the Astro pitch in Mervue, kick-off 7:30pm. Supporters should note that there is no sheltered or viewing area at the pitch in Mervue with the current weather conditions in mind.  
The new Sligo Rovers development project will begin on 17 February, the club can announce.  The facility will be based in The Showgrounds, costing almost €500,000, and will include: A state of the art all-weather pitchA new full-size grass pitch, meeting full FAI standards.Two 5-a-side grass pitches/training area (behind the VW Bank stand). The new all-weather facility, with a new state of the art carpet with a life of...
Sligo Rovers U19s suffered their tenth league defeat of the season as they were beaten 6-2 by UCD in the U19 Elite Division at the UCD Bowl on Saturday afternoon. The Bit o'Red fell behind as early as the second minute of this contest via a close range header before the Students doubled their lead four minutes later.  A corner from the left caught Sligo goalkeeper Adam Chambers unawares as the ball was carried by a cross...
Eric Odhiambo has signed for Sligo Rovers for the 2014 season, the club are delighted to announce. The 24-year-old joins Rovers, subject to international clearance, after a long pursuit by manager Ian Baraclough to secure his signature. Odhiambo began his career at Leicester City and moved to Scottish Premiership club Inverness. The striker played for Denizlispor in Turkey and came close to signing for Rovers in the late part of...
Sligo Rovers returned to pre-season training this morning at IT Sligo.The full squad took part in training except for defender Gavin Peers who is recovering from knee injury. To view the full gallery, click here http://www.sligorovers.com/gallery/14/jan/pre-season-return
Three players have joined the Sligo Rovers squad from the Under-19 set-up.  Ruairi Keating, Jake Dykes and Gary Boylan have signed professional terms with the club for the new season. Keating, from Mayo, is top scorer for the Under-19 side. Dykes captains the underage team and was part of the first-team squad last season. Boylan joined Rovers from Erris United as part of the Under-19 squad and now gains promotion to the...
Sligo Rovers can confirm that the club's Annual General Meeting will take place on Thursday 6 February in the Clarion Hotel. The AGM, which is open to members of the club, will begin at 8pm. Invitations will be posted to all members eligible to attend along with nomination forms for the 2014 Management Committee. A presentation on the accounts for the year 2013 will be made by the club's treasurer.  Secretary...
Are you following Sligo Rovers on all our social media outlets?  Over 11,000 fans now follow Sligo Rovers on Twitter, making the Bit o' Red the best-followed League of Ireland club on the social media site. Rovers reached the milestone on Wednesday. If you haven't followed @sligorovers, you can do so here by visiting twitter.com/sligorovers In 2014 Sligo Rovers will introduce the hashtag #BitoRed for all...
Rovers U19s suffered a 2-1 defeat at the hands of a strong Drogheda United side in the U19 Elite Division, at IT Sligo on Saturday afternoon.  Ruairi Keating and Cian Brennan both went close for Rovers in the opening stages before the Boynesiders took the lead on 42 minutes via a set piece. The Louth side doubled their lead on the stroke of half-time. Brennan halved Drogs' lead on 65 minutes with a superbly struck free...
Sligo Rovers will play St Patrick's Athletic in the President's Cup on Sunday 2 March at Richmond Park, kick-off 4pm. In the event of the scores being level after 90 minutes of play, the winners of the Cup will be decided on a penalty-shoot out. Please note that extra-time will not be played. Uachtaráin na hÉireann, President Michael D Higgins, has presented the trophy that the teams will be playing for on the day. The...

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