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Danny North has described FAI Ford Cup final opponents Drogheda United as a side that have caused the Bit o’ Red “no end of problems” ahead of the Aviva Stadium decider.  The 26-year-old is preparing for a first Cup final with Rovers on Sunday against Mick Cooke’s men. Over the course of five matches this year, Drogheda and Rovers have had some hard-fought tussles with mixed results for both sides. ...
Sligo Rovers have yet to concede in the four FAI Ford Cup games played thus far. When Rovers won the competition in 2010, we did so without conceding a goal, becoming the first team to do so since Shamrock Rovers in 1968 and only the fourth team ever. The other sides to do so were Dundalk in 1958 and Athlone Town in 1924. Going back further its eight clean sheets in 10 in the FAI cup and 13 in 16. The three teams to score against...
Anthony Elding wants to reach a personal goal as well as helping Sligo Rovers to FAI Ford Cup success in Sunday’s final at the Aviva Stadium. The striker has bagged 18 goals for the Bit o’ Red so far this year but set a target of 20 before the beginning of the season. The showpiece occasion in Irish football is upon us and Rovers will once again be part of it with Drogheda United our opponents. Elding is vying with a...
Sligo Rovers can confirm Jeff Henderson and Seamus Conneely have signed new contracts with the club. Henderson has featured 42 times since joining the club in July last year. The 21-year-old has been an important part of the Rovers squad this season including a memorable display against Shamrock Rovers in the FAI Cup semi-final. Conneely has made 46 appearances since moving to Rovers from Sheffield United last summer, featuring in...
Ocean FM are kicking off the Ford FAI Cup final weekend with a live preview show from The Crossbar in Gurteen on Friday evening from 7-9pm. Rovers manager Ian Baraclough and assistant manager Gary Stevens will be the very special guests at the event, which will be presented by Ocean FM’s Darragh Cox. Also in attendance on the night will be FAI Cup-winning captain Conor O’Grady, two-time FAI Cup winner Martin McDonnell,...
Read the Sligo Rovers E-Zine Cup final edition as we count down to the FAI Cup decider on Sunday. Chairman Tony Quinn delivers his message at the end of the season and there are a host of features over 21 pages. Click on the link below for the free download.  http://www.sligorovers.com/files/files/Sligo-Rovers-E-News-Issue%205.pdf
It was a wet, wet night in Sligo but a team of fans and volunteers have helped put up 20 flags around the town as we continue to #ArisetotheAviva. Check them out now around the town, add to the Bit o' Red in your home or business and thanks to Clive Hynes, Gary Kilcullen, Gerard O'Connor and Dermot Gilmartin Gilmartin of CEF Electrical who sponsored the flags. Thanks to everyone for helping us #ArisetotheAviva in all conditions...
His penalty saving heroics in the FAI Ford Cup finals of 2010 and 2011 are forever etched in the minds of Sligo Rovers supporters and now Ciaran Kelly will have a tribute match against a star-studded team of sporting personalities in The Showgrounds next month. The game will take place on Saturday November 16th in the Showgrounds and will see a Sligo Rovers Select take on a team of GAA All-Stars with part of the money raised by the game...
Tickets for the FAI Cup final with Drogheda United in the Aviva Stadium can now be purchased online here.  5,000 tickets have already been sold for the game.  The tickets are Adult tickets in the lower South Stand that is occupied only by Sligo Rovers supporters in Block 112. Tickets are priced €10 plus the €2.50 booking fee including postage and package. To purchase simply pick the number of tickets you...
Sligo Rovers completed their Airtricity League Premier Division campaign on Friday night with an impressive 2-1 win over Shamrock Rovers at Tallaght Stadium.Shane Robinson had opened the scoring for Shams in the 26th minute before Aaron Greene hit back for Rovers five minutes later.The Bit O’Red were still looking to secure second place in the league and Danny North was sprung off the bench with 30 minutes remaining and was on hand to grab...

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