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Match sponsor this Friday against Shelbourne is Senator Susan O’Keeffe.We thank Senator O’Keeffe for support of the club and this message in the match programme on Friday.  It reads: "As a club, you give an enormous amount to the community. As players, you work hard and passionately. As staff, you have great pride in The Bit O' Red. "As supporters, you travel the country and sometimes...
In this week's match programme, chairman Tony Quinn looks ahead to the final weeks of the season and what can the difference between a "very good or excellent" year for the club.Ian Baraclough discusses the decision by Sligo GAA to move their county final as a brave and correct move.  In the first of a two-part interview, Ciaran Kelly talks about his time with the club and hopes for the Under-19 squad. Shelbourne...
Sligo Rovers are now just two minutes shy of going 500 minutes without conceding in the Showgrounds ahead of this Friday's clash with Shelbourne. It includes five clean sheets in the last five home games in the joint-second longest home run ever and the best in 18 years. One more is needed to match the all-time record of six in the final games of the 1993/94 season when Rovers were in the First Division. Join us this Friday...
Sligo Rovers have gone unbeaten in six games since the 2-0 loss in Dundalk with five wins and one draw.Rovers will be hoping to make it four victories in succession for the first time since the opening 10 games of the year were all won. At home Rovers have four wins in a row having had only four wins from the previous 10.  Rovers kept a 16th clean sheet in the league this season against UCD which is five more than last year. It...
This Friday could see Raffaele Cretaro reach another momentous milestone in his career with the club as Rovers take on Shelbourne in The Showgrounds.The Tubbercurry Tornado is in line for a 388th appearance of the club, it would put him in second place in the list of appearance holders in the history of Sligo Rovers. Cretaro’s match-winning display against Derry City in the FAI Cup saw him draw level with Tony Stenson’s total....
A huge number of tickets have been sold for the FAI Ford Cup semi-final match with Shamrock Rovers in The Showgrounds after just two days of sales, the club can report.  It is anticipated the match will produce the biggest attendance of the season so far. There are a limited number on sale and with a sell-out a significant possibility, supporters are encouraged to purchase tickets as soon as possible.  Tickets are on sale to...
Sligo Rovers U19s suffered their third defeat in this year's U19 Elite Division as they were beaten by four goals to one at the Showgrounds on Saturday afternoon.UCD striker Jamie McGrath opened the scoring with 22 minutes played, five minutes before Adam Whelan sent his shot from the edge of the Rovers area crashing against Adam Murphy's crossbar. Ruairi Keating almost levelled the game for the Bit o'Red on 42 minutes when he got on...
Manager Ian Baraclough was full of praise for his players after the 3-0 win over UCD in the UCD Bowl on Friday night in the Airtricity Premier Division, describing it as a “delight to watch”.Rovers made it five wins and a draw from the last six games with this comprehensive victory in Dublin and following Dundalk's defeat to St Patrick's Athletic, the Bit o' Red are just two points behind the Lilywhites.  Ian...
Sligo Rovers passed their College exam with flying colours, earning a 3-0 victory at The UCD Bowl thanks to second half goals from Kieran Djilali and Joseph Ndo.Following a first half where chances were few and far between, Sligo took the lead on 50 minutes with a wonder strike from Kieran Djilali. A cross from Aaron Greene was only half-cleared by the UCD defence and when it dropped to Djilali he made no mistake with a dipping volley past...
After wins in the last two games against Bohemians and Derry City, Sligo Rovers can make it three wins in a row against UCD on Friday night. It happened was in the 10-game winning streak that began the season. The other run was in June and July and also included a win over UCD as well as beating Shelbourne and Limerick. The Bit o’ Red are also unbeaten in five games which is the best run since a seven game undefeated spell ended...

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