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 Dave Robertson has challenged his players to give him a selection headache ahead of the last pre-season friendly against Athlone Town on Sunday (kick-off 5pm).  Following on from Rovers' 1-0 victory over Finn Harps on Tuesday night, Robertson wants his players to perform at their very best on Sunday in order to give him a dilemma over who to choose in the starting eleven for the season opener against Limerick. "The main...
 John Russell scored the only goal of the game as Sligo Rovers beat Finn Harps at the Showgrounds in what was the Bit O'Red's penultimate pre-season friendly. The midfielder struck just past the hour mark when his curling shot wrong-footed Harps keeper Harry Doherty. Both sides produced decent chances to open the scoring in the first half with Rovers net minder Shaun Patton palming Ciaran O'Connor's effort to...
 Sligo Rovers are delighted to be competing in the 2017-18 Irn Bru Scottish Challenge Cup. Rovers have been invited into the competition for finishing fifth in the 2016 SSE Airtricity League, along with Bray Wanderers who finished one place lower.The SFA revamped the competition for 2016-17 to include clubs from the Welsh and Irish Leagues and now SSE Airtricity League clubs will participate.Further details on the stage of the competition...
 Sligo Rovers are delighted to announce an extension of our sponsorship agreement with the Clayton Hotel Sligo for 2017. This is the 10th year of the agreement with the hotel which was formerly known as the Clarion Hotel. The agreement includes use of the award-winning Club Vitae swimming and gym facilities for the Rovers first team squad as part of day-to-day training and preparation by Dave Robertson’s team, as well as use of...
 There are just three days to go until the launch of our brand new Joma away jersey in the Clayton Hotel Sligo. The event takes place at 8pm on Thursday night, with everyone welcome to attend. Members of the first team will be in attendance along with Dave Robertson who will hold a Q&A with the fans afterwards.  The new jersey will also be on sale on the night. Join our Facebook event below and you will be entered...
 Rovers final pre-season game will be with the visit of Athlone Town to The Showgrounds. This game will be next Sunday, February 19, with a 5pm kick-off. There will be free entry for all Season Ticket holders, Super Reds and any child under 12. Otherwise admission is €10. Last year in pre-season Rovers made a visit to Athlone and came away with a 2-0 win. Don't forget before that we host Finn Harps this Tuesday...
 You can now download all the Bit o’Red’s 2017 SSE Airtricity League fixtures to your calendar on any device. The new season begins in a fortnight with an away game to Limerick, the first of 33 games right through to the end of October.Make sure you know when and where every Rovers game this is year by adding all 33 games to your calendar.Click on the below to add to whatever device you use for your calendar. All it takes is a...
 Sligo Rovers' under-19 defender John Mahon has been named in the Ireland Schools international squad. The squad was named for the opening Centenary Shield game which is against Wales at Home Farm on Thursday at 2:30pm.Mahon started last season with the under-17s team and made appearances with the under-19s in the second half of the season.He has played several times so far with the first team in pre-season games, including the 5-0 win...
 Sligo Rovers have recently completed a five-year plan setting out the vision for the future development of the club.The five-year plan has been completed over the past few months following financial assistance from the FAI.There are many areas detailed in the plan where the club are aiming to improve and grow.Sligo Rovers are seeking volunteers to come forward to join the many working groups outlined in the plan to help bring it to...
 Five-star Sligo Rovers were back at The Showgrounds in style on Wednesday with a comfortable defeat of the Irish Defence Forces. Two goals came in the first half followed by another three in the second.The game is part of pre-season preparations for the Bit o’Red which has seen four wins earned from six outgoings so far, one more remains at home to Finn Harps on Tuesday.Have a look at our gallery from the game thanks to photographer...

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