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The Astro league concluded last week, in what was an excellent campaign of football which commenced last September.There were a total of 12 teams who took part in the league, which was an increase from 10 the previous year. This made it the biggest Astro League in the region.Each team had one fixture per week, with the fixtures taking place under floodlights on the Sligo Rovers Astro pitch on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays.It is...
 Sligo Rovers were deeply saddened to hear today of the passing of our former player Eunan 'Busty' Blake. A native of Letterkenny, he was born on 20th July 1937 and he signed for Rovers in February 1956. He remained for seven seasons and became club captain. He also represented the League of Ireland on five occasions. He moved to Derry City and helped them to win the Irish League in 1965. He later managed Athlone...
Sligo Rovers travel to Dundalk on Friday night in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division. The Bit o’ Red are looking to build on a 3-0 win over Limerick last week in The Showgrounds as manager Gerard Lyttle secured his first win at the club. In team news, Daniel Kearns is out with a thigh problem. He will see a specialist early next week with a view to a return in the near future. Martin Walsh has been added to the squad from...
Gerard Lyttle picked up his first win as Sligo Rovers boss with a 3-0 win over Limerick at the Showgrounds. Raffaele Cretaro, Jonah Ayunga and Kieran Sadlier were amongst the scorers for the Bit O'Red.    Cretaro fired Sligo into the lead as early as the second minute. John Russell picking out Kyle Callan-McFadden from his set piece. The Donegal man directing the ball back across the face of goal where the lurking Cretaro...
Sligo Rovers take on Limerick on Saturday night in The Showgrounds in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division.

The Bit O' Red begin the second series of fixtures looking to avenge a defeat to the Super Blues in February.

In team news, Daniel Kearns is ruled out with an ankle problem.

Manager Gerard Lyttle will take charge of his first home league game.

He said "There was a disappointment after losing a penalty shootout to Galway. We...
 Sligo Rovers Annual Draw for 2017 is now underway! The early going has already seen a great response with €2,000 worth of tickets sold. Our sellers will be out door-to-door in the Sligo Town area this week and all support is highly appreciated.The draw is once again headlined by a top prize of €5,000 in cash. That, along with nine other fantastic prizes, can all be won by purchasing a ticket which costs just €10....
 Below is a list of the prize winners from the last two monthly 500 Club draws which took place in March and April paying out €2,400.The 500 Club is a key fundraiser for the club which has put over €1,000,000.00 into the club for the past 12 years and is always looking for new people to sign up.Each season the 500 Club provides a backbone to the club’s operations on-the-pitch and our key work in the community in the...
Sligo Rovers face Galway United on Bank Holiday Monday in the EA Sports Cup quarter-final at The Showgrounds, kick-off 3pm. The Bit o’ Red have reached the last eight thanks to a 1-0 win over Finn Harps in the previous round as Matthew Stevens bagged a late winner.  Manager Gerard Lyttle took charge of his first game last Friday – a 1-1 draw with Drogheda in the Premier Division – and he oversees his first...
Gerard Lyttle's Sligo Rovers secured a hard-earned 1-1 draw in his first game in charge against Drogheda United at United Park. A lively opening quarter produced plenty of entertaining build-up play and the first two chances fell to Sligo, as Raffaele Cretaro's powerful shot was held by Drogheda keeper Stephen McGuinness and Liam Martin curled wide at the end of a swift counter-attack. However, it was Drogheda who went closest...
 Jonah Ayunga earned a point on the night of Gerard Lyttle’s first game as manager at Drogheda. He scored just before half-time at United Park in what was the game’s final goal for a 1-1 draw. Lyttle kept faith largely with the same team with just two changes. Regan Donelon returned from injury along with Raff Cretaro, they took the places of Chris Kenny and Daniel Kearns. The first chance was to Rovers and Raff...

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