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 It is gearing up to be a busy weekend for the Sligo Rovers players and management as they take on Drogheda United in league action tomorrow evening before facing Galway on Monday afternoon in the quarter-finals of the EA Sports Cup.  Rovers go into the game on the back of 1-1 draw with Derry City last Saturday night in the Showgrounds. Rovers Gary Boylan feels it’s a game that they deserved to win: “Yeah we had...
Sligo Rovers play their first game under new manager Gerard Lyttle against Drogheda United on Friday Park in United Park in the final game of the first series of the SSE Airtricity Premier Division. The Bit O' Red will be without John Russell who serves a one game additional ban for a red card against Shamrock Rovers. Rovers have no injury concerns. Lyttle said: "We have had a really good week of training. There has been...
Sligo Rovers are delighted to be hosting the SLIGO SUPER CUP on the May Bank Holiday weekend, April 28th- 30th.The Sligo Super Cup is an elite under-12 tournament featuring the best academy players from across Ireland and the UK. The participating teams are Celtic, Sheffield Wednesday, Linfield, Club Northern Ireland, Dublin District Schoolboys League, Donegal Schoolboys League, the Mayo League and hosts, Sligo/Leitrim.It promises to be a...
 A New Partnership Deal with Power Right Fire & Security Solutions was announced last month, and we are delighted  to welcome them on board as our Official Partner Provider of Fire & Security Solutions. Power Right provide employment to 23 people in the North West. They are an expanding business who are celebrating 35 years in business this year. The deal is for any current Power Right customer who is a Sligo Rovers...
 Kieran Sadlier was voted Rovers Wehrly’s Player of the Month for March. The midfielder won a vote of Bit o’Red fans on Instagram ahead of Jonah Ayunga and John Russell. Sadlier is Rovers’ top scorer so far in 2017 and scored three in the month in consecutive games against Cork City, St. Pat’s and Bray Wanderers. Sponsors Wehrly’s Jewellers presented Sadlier with his award at their store on O...
The countdown to Gerard Lyttle's first home game in charge is well and truly on, as Rovers face neighbours Galway United in the Quarter Finals of the EA Sports Cup on Monday at 3pm at The Showgrounds. Lyttle was formally introduced as the new manager at a press conference held in the Clayton Hotel Sligo on Saturday last. Lyttle spoke about the EA Sports Cup and said: "I view the EA Sports Cup like any other competition, its a...
We would like to thank both the match sponsor and the ball sponsor for last Saturdays game with Derry City.Our match sponsor for the night was Comit PR.The ball sponsor was Eir Store, Johnston Court. Below is Barry Champan of Comit PR with David Rowe of Sligo Rovers. Also in the picture are Sam, Aoibhinn and Luke Chapman.   Below is Marcus White of Sligo Rovers with Kate Kelly of Eir Store Sligo.
We were delighted to have local club Real Tubber as our guests at the Showgrounds on Saturday last for our game against Derry City. The young players from Real Tubber entertained the fans with games on the pitch during the half-time break. They also provided the ballkids on the night. We look forward to welcoming more clubs from the Sligo/Leitrim league each week during the season. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"11162","...
 Sligo Rovers and Derry City settled for a point a piece at the Showgrounds as the teams played out a 1-1 draw under the watchful eye of new Bit O'Red boss Gerard Lyttle.  Kieran Sadlier had given Rovers the lead on the half hour but an own goal from Kyle Callan-McFadden levelled a tight affair.Derry were looking to put a run of four straight defeats behind them and almost grabbed an early lead. Nicky Low applied a dangerous bend...
 New Sligo Rovers manager Gerard Lyttle was introduced to the media and fans at a press conference in the Clayton Hotel. Lyttle was appointed on Friday following a successful two years with Cliftonville to replace Dave Robertson. He was first introduced by Rovers chairman Martin Heraghty then spoke about his short and long term plans for the club. “Sligo Rovers is a club that fits well to my ambition. I am looking...

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