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Sligo Rovers travel south on Friday night to take on leaders Cork City in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division.  The Bit o’ Red drew 0-0 with Bray Wanderers last Tuesday and remain in the relegation zone going into this encounter. Jamie McDonagh returns from suspension but Daniel Kearns is absent with a hamstring problem.  The match is live on RTÉ2 and RTÉ Player  Manager Gerard Lyttle said: “We...
Sligo Rovers have been drawn to face Scottish Championship side Falkirk in the second round of the Irn Bru Challenge Cup.The match will be played in The Showgrounds on 2/3 September.Full details to follow 
Sligo Rovers exciting youth development programme received a major boost this week with the announcement that local firm O’Brien & Associates have teamed up as official sponsors of the club’s under-15 team. For the first time ever, Rovers will have an under-15 team competing in the League of Ireland, complimenting the club’s ongoing commitment to its under-19 and under-17 squads, both of which are excelling in their...
Sligo Rovers and Bray Wanderers played out a scoreless draw at the Showgrounds on Tuesday night,  The Bit O'Red stay in the drop zone as a result of the stalemate, two points off safety with more games played than their relegation rivals. Greg Moorhouse could only hit fresh-air from a profitable position as he swiped at Tobi Adebayo-Rowling's cross from the right two minutes in. Rovers shaded the early exchanges but...
Sligo Rovers take on Bray Wanderers on Tuesday night in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division in The Showgrounds.  The Bit o’ Red go in search of a much-needed three points in the battle to stay in the top flight. This game was brought forward from September due to the Irn Bru Scottish Cup which both clubs will feature in during September.  In team news, Rovers are without Jamie McDonagh due to suspension. There are no...
Sligo Rovers can confirm that three Under-19 players have signed professional contracts with the club as John Mahon, Jack Keaney and Ed McGinty graduate to the senior team. With the under-17 and under-19 teams enjoying remarkable success in national leagues and cups, and under-15 and under-13 teams shortly to come on stream, the development and nurturing of talent in the region has never been so well catered for. John Mahon is a...
Longford Town knocked Sligo Rovers out of the Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup following a 4-2 extra-time win at City Calling Stadium. Karl Chambers had given Longford the lead before goals from Daniel Kearns and Benny Igiehon saw Rovers ahead at the break. Neale Fenn's charges forced extra-time when Sam Verdon netted his second goal of the year seven minutes from time before securing the win with further strikes from Peter Hopkins and...
We would like to thank both the match and ball sponsor from our home game against St.Patricks Athletic on Saturday last. The match sponsor on the night was Hot Rods Collooney. The ball sponsor on the night was Arrotek Medical Ltd Collooney. Pictured below are Richard and James Fallon of Hot Rods with Paddy Houze. Also pictured below are Ger O Carroll of Arrotek Medical Ltd along with Adam Carroll, PJ Scanlon, Leo Scanlon and Stephen...
Having guided Cliftonville to League Cup success in Northern Ireland last season, Sligo Rovers boss Ger Lyttle knows all about the thrills and spills of knock-out football, and he’s hoping to bring that experience to bear in the bit-o-red’s tricky assignment against Longford Town in the opening round of the Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup at City Calling Stadium tomorrow night. “Winning the cup with Cliftonville...
The beginning of the competition has been delayed until Week 2 of the Premier League for logistical reasons. Organisers will be in contact next week as it gets underway with the prize money of €1,500 up for grabs The winner will walk away with €1,000 while there are runner-up prizes of €300 and €200. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"11347","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height...

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