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Sligo Rovers host our very own Race Night this Saturday in Fureys Bar Sligo.  Sponsored by Applegreen, the race night will commence at 10.30pm with members of the first team also attending.  Your support of our Race night which is a key aspect of maintaing club finances is appreciated with all horses sold for the events. Come along as Rovers players and staff will be present and an auction race will follow at the end of the...
It might sound like a hackneyed cliché, but when 18 years old Jack Keaney describes his Sligo Rovers debut against Bohemians a fortnight ago as “a dream come true”, it has a compelling ring of truth about it. “When you grow up in a Rovers mad family – as I did – then it really is a dream come true to walk out for your debut in front of the Showgrounds fans in a big game. It just doesn’t get any better,...
Tony Quinn will receive the Spirit of Sligo Rovers Award to honour an individual who has given distinguished service and encapsulates what it means to be a special volunteer at the club. It will be presented at the upcoming Awards Night in the Clayton Hotel. The former chairman will receive the award 45 years after first joining the club’s management committee. He first served on the board in 1972 and has been involved in...
Being thrust from virtual anonymity into the coalface of a furious relegation survival battle might well be an intimidating prospect for a young novice – but not for Sligo Rovers goalkeeper, Shaun Patton, who is relishing the challenges which await him in the next two season-defining games.“I love it, it’s exactly what I want,” enthuses the 22-years-old Letterkenny native, who has impressively stepped up to the plate in...
Sligo Rovers picked up a great point on the road as they drew 1-1 with Shamrock Rovers at Tallaght Stadium.  Gary Shaw netted in the first half before Sligo's Regan Donelon struck a wonderful free-kick past Kevin Horgan in the Hoops goal 14 minutes from time.  The result also sees Rovers return west happy with the point, which sees Ger Lyttle's side remain outside the drop zone.  Sligo carved out the first...
Sligo Rovers travel to Dublin on Friday night to take on Shamrock Rovers in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division in Tallaght Stadium. Both sides have had 1-0 wins in the fixtures this season.  In team news, Michael Schlingermann is ruled out with a neck injury. Jamie McDonagh returns from international duty while Gary Boylan has overcome a foot problem. The Bit O' Red were 1-0 winners last time out against Bohemians....
The Sligo Rovers Gala Awards Night for 2017 will be held in the Clayton Hotel, Sligo on Friday 3rd November.  The 2016 end of season function was a hugely enjoyable occasion, and this year’s event should also attract great interest among Sligo Rovers supporters and the wider community. The evening will again include presentations in a number of award categories reflecting the many strands of activities in the club: ...
Vinny Faherty scored the only goal of the game as Sligo Rovers moved out of the drop zone with a vital win over ten man Bohemians at the Showgrounds. Faherty struck for Rovers in the ninth minute as he threw himself at Regan Donelon's corner before glancing the ball beyond Shane Supple for his second goal for the club.  Bohs had Keith Ward dismissed for an off the ball incident mid-way through the opening half.  ...
Sligo Rovers make a long-awaited return to The Showgrounds against Bohemians on Saturday night. The Bit O' Red last had a home league game in mid-August and go into this encounter on the back of a defeat to Galway United which ended a good unbeaten run that included wins away to Cork City and Finn Harps. In team news, Jamie McDonagh is unavailable as he is on international duty with Northern Ireland U21s. Goalkeeper Michael...
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