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Sligo Rovers U19s have been drawn away to Shelbourne in the quarter final of this year's Enda McGull U19 Cup.  Gavin Dykes' side qualified for the last eight courtesy of a superb 2-0 win over Athlone Town last week. The draw was made on Monday afternoon by Michael Hayes of the FAI.  The game will take place at a time and venue yet to be decided during the week ending December 1st.  
Exciting young defender Danny Ledwith has targeted immediately nailing down a place in the Sligo Rovers team after signing for the club this morning. The former Shamrock Rovers left-back makes the move to the Bit o’ Red for the 2014 season and see Sligo as the ideal location to kick start his career. Ledwith said: “I'm absolutely delighted. I didn't have the year I wanted last year. To come to such a successful club...
With one day to go until 2014 season tickets go on sale, Sligo Rovers have confirmed two more members of our new squad with Danny Ledwith joining from Shamrock Rovers and an extension to Ross Gaynor’s contract.  Ledwith, 22, is a left-back that previously played for UCD and Shamrock Rovers.  Manager Ian Baraclough said:  “Danny is a player I first noticed when he was at UCD. He is comfortable on the ball, has...
Paul O’Conor became Ian Baraclough first new signing of the off season today and quickly delivered his wish to be as successful as he can with the club. On the day the club announced 15 outlets for 2014 season tickets, which will go on sale from Wednesday, O’Conor’s signing was announced having put pen to paper earlier this month.  O’Conor told www.sligorovers.com: “When I met Ian Baraclough and he...
Sligo Rovers striker Raffaele Cretaro has said he is motivated by his ambition to play with the Bit o' Red for a number of years after renewing his contract with the club. The Tubbercurry man, where the newly announced 2014 season tickets will go on sale in Gillespie's, has said he is keen to add to an already impressive collection of honours with Rovers.  He said: “It didn’t take me long to make up mind. I was...
Sligo Rovers can today announce two additions to the 2014 squad as Paul O’Conor joins from Drogheda United and Raffaele Cretaro renews his deal with the Bit o’ Red, plus details of 2014 season tickets.  O’Conor moves from Drogheda United where he helped the Boynesiders reached the FAI Ford Cup final against Rovers, including scoring the opening goal of the decider for the Louth side as the Bit o’ Red went on to...
Sligo Rovers U19s enjoyed safe passage through to the quarter finals of this year's Enda McGuill U19 Cup with a well deserved 2-0 win over Athlone Town at Athlone Town Stadium on Thursday night last.Goals from Cian Brennan and Ruairi Keating were enough to see Gavin Dykes' side progress to the last eight of the competition. The Bit o'Red opened the scoring early on when Jordan Loftus was upended inside the Athlone penalty area....
Sligo Rovers manager Ian Baraclough has targeted more trophies with the Bit o’ Red after signing a one-year contract today.  Baraclough extends his spell with the club to a third season having already captured the league title and FAI Cup in his initial 18-month tenure. In the aftermath of the FAI Cup win earlier this month, the Rovers boss has been quizzed on many occasions about what further exploits are possible for the...
Sligo Rovers are delighted to confirm that manager Ian Baraclough has signed a contract extension with the club.  The new agreement runs until the end of the 2014 season. The Rovers boss has guided the Bit o’ Red to the 2012 Airtricity League title and the 2013 FAI Ford Cup since joining the club 18 months ago.  He has been in charge of Rovers for 87 games, winning a total of 50 of those with 21 draws and 16...
As Sligo Rovers get ready to honour one of their heroes Ciaran Kelly, another former club great Seamus Coleman has sent on his best wishes to Kelly ahead of the game. The two never played together in the Showgrounds but Coleman is well aware of the great impact that Kelly had on the fortunes of Sligo Rovers: "It's massive what he achieved for Sligo Rovers. I remember the first Cup final in the Aviva in 2010 and while I wasn't...

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