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 The members of the 1977 squad received a great welcome from Rovers supporters when they were guests of honour at the Pat’s game on Friday last. 40 years on from their magnificent league title success. At a pre match reception in their honour, Billy Sinclair reflected on this special era in the club’s history, and recalled with great affection the people he had soldiered with who had since passed away, including James Tiernan,...
 We would like to thank both the match sponsor and the ball sponsor for last night’s game with st. Pat’s.Our match sponsor for the night was The Bit o’Red Supporters Trust.The ball sponsor was Gorman Tool Hire, Tubbercurry.See here for more on match sponsorship and here for details on ball sponsorship. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"10706","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"320...
 Sligo Rovers were delighted to welcome Dromore Villa to The Showgrounds on Friday night. The West Sligo club provided the Supermacs match mascots to accompany the team to the field for the game with St. Patrick’s Athletic.Other players from Dromore Villa helped us out as ballkids for the night.At half-time the players put on two great displays with games on The Showgrounds pitch.We look forward to continuing to welcome further clubs...
 Dave Robertson saw his side score a first home goal of the season and get a first point last night at The Showgrounds. Despite Sadlier's first half finish Rovers were denied the three points with a goal for the visitors towards the conclusion.Listen to Robertson's view on the game immediately after the full-time whistle below: 
 Rovers earned a first point of 2017 in game three of the season against St. Patrick's Athletic at The Showgrounds. Kieran Sadlier, joint-top scorer the previous season scored his first for this year with an impressive first half free-kick.Pat's battled back in the second to take a 1-1 draw.See our Gallery from the game below thanks to photographer Micheal Melly.Gallery - Rovers 1 Pats 1 | Sligo Rovers Football Club   ...
Sligo Rovers and St Patrick's Athletic picked up their first point of the season as they played out a 1-1 draw at the Showgrounds. Kieran Sadlier had initially handed the home side the lead with a well hit free-kick from 25 yards ten minutes from the break. But the Inchicore side restored parity on 75 when Gavin Peers teed up Michael Barker to fire past Shaun Patton.  Both sides came into this tie having suffered defeats in...
 Sligo Rovers under-19s start a brand new season this Saturday. First up for the Bit o’Red will be a trip to the AUL for a fixture with Shelbourne.The Showgrounds will host its first under-19 game of 2017 when Athlone Town visit the following week. There is plenty of changes to the Rovers squad for the season, manager Brian Dorrian discussed those with sligorovers.comWith many new faces coming through to the squad from the under-...
 It’s 70s night at The Showgrounds this Friday night!Rovers will be taking on St. Patrick’s Athletic in the SSE Airtricity League game at 7:45pm.As it is 40 years since Rovers famous league title win we will be paying homage to the squad.The title win itself broke a 40-year drought with the trophy coming to Sligo.We will have manager of the team Billy Sinclair and several of the players from the team present at the game with a...
Sligo Rovers welcome St Patrick's Athletic to The Showgrounds on Friday night. In team news, Jonah Ayunga serves a one-game ban due to last week's red card against Dundalk. Michael Schlingermann is a doubt with an injury which forced him to miss the game with the Lilywhites but could be in contention.  Rovers are seeking their first points of the season and manager Dave Robertson is looking forward to the game as a chance...
 Below is from forzarovers.com in relation to 1977 souvenier scarf and badge which will be on sale from Forza Rovers. This Friday (10th of March 2017) Rovers play St Pats in the Showgrounds and to mark the 40th anniversary of Sligo Rovers becoming league champions the manager from the 1977 team Billy Sinclair and several of the players from the team present at the game with a presentation to be made at half-time.To mark this special...

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