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Sligo Rovers still have a 100% record at home in all competitions with five wins from five. It is not long since Rovers did win six in succession with it being achieved at the end of the 2012 season until the run was ended on the final day by Shamrock Rovers. The 2012 season also began with five home wins in a row before drawing the sixth game 1-1 with Derry. The club has never won its first six home games of a season in all...
Sligo Rovers manager Ian Baraclough has said the performance in the 2-0 defeat against St Patrick’s Athletic in Richmond Park was not good enough as the Bit o’ Red were beaten in the league for the first time this season.Goals from Conan Byrne and Killian Brennan were enough for Pat’s as injury-hit Rovers failed to get to grips with the game.  The Rovers boss said: “It was disappointing result wise, I thought...
 Sligo Rovers’ perfect start to their league campaign came to an end as they suffered a 2-0 reverse at the hands of St Patrick’s Athletic in their entertaining Airtricity League Premier Division tie at Richmond Park.Conan Byrne opened the scoring in the 21st minute when following up well after Kenny Browne’s header had caused consternation in the visitor defence.Despite missing numerous chances after the break, St Pat...
The Sligo Rovers weekly lotto prize continues to rise with the jackpot now standing at €14,600. The winning numbers this week were 2, 14, 15 and 26 and with no winner, there will be another chance to win the sizeable prize in this Monday's draw.For information on how to play, click on this link. https://www.locallotto.ie/play.asp?LL_ID=110&CLB=1Tickets cost just €2 or look out for a discount yearly ticket.Meanwhile...
The finishing touches are being made to the Sligo Rovers exhibition at Sligo County Museum in Stephen Street, Sligo.The exhibition was arranged by Sligo Rovers Heritage Group, which was set up to safeguard the club’s artefacts and mementos and to increase public awareness of the club’s long and fascinating history.This project was prompted by the very kind gesture of the Curran family in presenting the 1937 League Banner to the club...
 Sligo Rovers travel to Richmond Park to take on St Patrick’s Athletic on Friday night in the Airtricity Premier Division, kick-off 7:05pm.The Bit o’ Red are aiming for a ninth successive league win to start the season, which would be the best start since Shamrock Rovers won the first 11 in 1965/66 and the joint-fourth best start in the history of the league.Rovers were beaten in the Setanta Sports Cup semi-final first leg in...
Last Tuesday's 2-0 defeat to Drogheda United brought to an end Sligo Rovers' 100% record so far this season in all competitions after winning the first 10 games.The previous away defeat was also in Drogheda in the penultimate game of the 2012 season. It was the Bit o' Red's heaviest defeat away to another LOI club since losing 2-0 to Bohemians in July 2010. Rovers have lost seven times previously under Ian Baraclough and in...
 Sligo Rovers’ unbeaten run in competitive fixtures in 2013 came to an end at Hunky Dorys Park on Tuesday as Drogheda United took a 2-0 lead ahead of next Monday’s Setanta Sports Cup semi-final second leg. Aaron Greene struck the woodwork for Sligo early on, but after Anthony Elding had missed a great chance a superb overhead effort by Gary O’Neill put the Boynesiders in front. Mick Cooke’s side doubled the...
Prizes for the 2013 Sligo Rovers Annual Draw have been confirmed with one lucky winner set to claim €5,000 in this year's drawing.The fundraiser, which raised €54,000 in 2012 as a massive contribution to last season's success, is now underway and look out for ticket sellers in your area.The top prize of €5,000 is complimented with a variety of runner-up prizes.Prize two is one night B&B for two people in the Shelbourne...
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...

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