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Sligo Rovers play their first ever Scottish Challenge Cup game on Saturday as Falkirk visit The Showgrounds for a second round tie. The match kicks off at 7:45pm with tickets available at turnstiles.  John Russell is a big doubt due to a hip problem and is one of four players set to miss the next league game with Finn Harps in two weeks. Craig Roddan, Michael Leahy and Raffaele Cretaro are the others.  Goalkeeper Michael...
“Having been so long with the club, I understand what a passionate football town this is. Working in the community I realise what Sligo Rovers means to everyone, so I suppose I knew instinctively how the fans would have been hurting that night."John Russell recalls the defeat to Longford Town in the FAI Cup with a captain's perspective.The final whistle was still piercing the night air as the Sligo Rovers players headed towards...
Sligo Rovers welcome Falkirk to The Showgrounds on Saturday night for the #bitored's first ever game in the Irn Bru Scottish Challenge Cup.Rovers will play their only scheduled home game of the next five weeks and the club are encouraging a big turnout as we bid to advance in the competition.Manager Gerard Lyttle said: "It's come at a good time and it'll be a tough game for us. We look forward to the challenge of Falkirk....
All involved with Sligo Rovers were saddened to hear of the passing of our former player and manager Ken Turner who died at home in Barnsley on 17 August.Turner signed for the club in 1968 and made 108 appearances in all competitions. Signed as a player he took over as manager in 1969 following on from the departure of Tony Bartley.Turner led Rovers to the 1970 FAI Cup Final where they were beaten after two replays by Bohemian FC.He also took...
Our 2017 Summer Camps, sponsored by the Sligo Champion, came to a close this afternoon after eight hugely successful weeks. The Summer Camps, which began on July 3rd, provided huge numbers each week making it the biggest summer for camps in the clubs history.This year also witnessed the introduction of an optional breakfast club before the camp, which also proved very popular amongst the kids. The breakfast club, which costs an extra €25...
Congratulations to Kyle Mc Fadden & Michael Schlingerman who collected their awards for May & Junes player of the month which is kindly sponsored by local jewellers Wehrlys Bros.Each month, the fans are afforded the opportunity to vote for their player of the month by means of a public vote on social media.Our thanks to everyone at Wehrlys for their kind sponsorship and continued support of the club. 
It is a strange scenario for the #bitored to have a four-week break until their next league fixture, but manager Gerard Lyttle believes it can also be a time to fine tune his side for the final six games of the campaign.The low of Longford and a fifth league draw in succession against Bray was followed by a vital three points against champions elect Cork City to lift the club ahead of big battles ahead in September and October.Speaking prior to...
The SSE Airtricity League Premier Division fixture between Finn Harps and Sligo Rovers scheduled for Friday, 15th September has been rescheduled for Saturday, 16th September at Finn Park with a kick-off of 8.00pm.It will be the #bitored's next league game.  
Jamie McDonagh has been called up to the Northern Ireland Under-21 squad to play World Cup qualifiers with Albania and Slovakia in the coming weeks. Northern Ireland, manager by Ian Baraclough, will take on Albania in Lurgan on 31 August before the trip to Senica on 5 September. It’s his first call-up since winning a first cap against Ukraine in 2015. The club congratulates Jamie on his selection. It means he will not...
The 500 Club continues to be one of the biggest fundraisers for the club, with a draw held every month paying out a total of €1,200 per month. The draw for June & July took place last week with the list of winners displayed below. Congratulations to all of the latest winners and a heartful thank you to everyone who has joined the 500 club to date. June Winners€500 Tommy Basquille – Highfield Road Sligo€100 Tony...

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