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Sligo Rovers can confirm the signing of Hearts’ Alistair Roy on loan until 30 June subject to international clearance.Roy, who can feature on the wing or up front, made his debut at a 17-year-old for the Scottish Premiership side and has had three loans spells as part of his development, with the club rewarding the 20-year-old’s progress last summer with a new two-year contract.He played 25 matches this season at Scottish...
Sligo Rovers can confirm the club has received a request from Derry City to swap our SSE Airtricity League fixture on Friday 23 February with a later game due to the Brandywell being unavailable.Rovers were scheduled to play their first away game of the season later this month but with the Derry venue’s redevelopment not yet complete, no stadium was available to accommodate the game.It led to the Bit O’ Red being asked by Derry to...
When Up the Bit o’ Red started, the group received some wonderful messages as the first number of donations came in almost instantly.  Padraic McGowan in Athlone wished us every success in 2018 as the first online donator.  Michael Travers in England put it so simply - his donation was “my little bit from the south of England, in memory of my father Paddy, who would have been 90 this year, just like The...
A flag day for our under 15 team took place recently, with bucket collections taking place in Sligo town. Sligo Rovers would like to thank everyone who volunteered on the day and to everyone who contributed to the collection. Our under 15 team made a very impressive start in their maiden year in 2017, with high hopes of progressing even further in 2018. The back bone to this is the support of the community as a whole, with our...
Tuesday night's game with Athlone Town in Athlone Town Stadium was postponed due to an unplayable pitch.Next up is the final pre-season friendly against Cabinteely on Saturday at 3pm in the Showgrounds.Admission €5 with children free. 
The 500 club remains as one of the key fundraisers for our club, with Decembers draw taking place recently. The cost of joining the 500 club remains capped at €20 per month, or alternatively an annual payment of €240. A draw takes place each month, paying out €1,200 per month respectively. This includes four €50 prizes, five €100 prizes and a top prize of €500 each month. Below is a list of the December winners...
The Up the Bit o' Red fundraised aimed at putting Sligo Rovers on a stronger footing for 2018 now totals €22,000. A raft of payments over the weekend took the total up 10% as it continues to gather momentum. A group member said "we are determined to give the club the best possible infusion of energy and support as we prepare for the new season".  The Up The Bit O' Red campaign will continue until the...
Everyone at Sligo Rovers would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of John Joe Kilfeather, who passed away on Saturday. John Joe was not only a life long supporter of Sligo Rovers, but a volunteer for the Bit O' Red also. An attendee of all home and away games, John Joe will be fondly missed by everyone at the club. Our thoughts are with John Joes family and friends at this difficult time. 
Athlone Town are the next opposition for Sligo Rovers in the penultimate fixture of pre-season on Tuesday.Rovers beat Finn Harps 2-1 last Thursday in The Showgrounds in their latest pre-season outing.It was the sixth game of the year, with Cabinteely at home this Saturday the eighth and final match before the big kick-off on Saturday 17 February against Limerick.Manager Gerard Lyttle said: “We’re crying out for a game on grass to be...
Sligo Rovers Under-17 side will travel to take on St Patrick's Athletic in the opening game of their season on Sunday 18 March The full fixture list is here for the team managed by Niall Harrison, Colm Jinks and Danny O'Leary. Squad details will follow. WEEKEND ENDING SUNDAY 18th MARCH 2018 – SERIES NO. 1   BohemiansVMonaghan United-Cavan FPSat 17thSt Aidans  Santry1pmDerry CityVAthlone TownSat...

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