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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...
 Ahead of what most supporters would agree is the biggest game of the season so far, Sligo Rovers manager, Ger Lyttle is confident his reinvigorated squad can clinch a crucial victory against in-form St. Patrick’s Athletic at the Showgrounds tomorrow night.With the quartet of deadline day signings all fit and available, and last week’s absentees also reporting fit and well, the manager has seven players available to him who were...
 Vote now for your July Wehrly’s Player of the Month. There are five nominees for you to choose from, including two recent signings, they are:Gary Boylan, Kyle Callan-McFadden, Benny Igiehon, Rhys McCabe and Michael Schlingermann.Select your best player for a month that has seen Rovers lose just once and earn a big win over Shamrock Rovers from the options below: var cookie_booroo=746744,surveyid=746744, random_booroo=0,...
 Get your entry in for the Sligo Rovers Last Man Standing competition with outstanding prize money of €1,500 ahead of the Premier League season. The winner will walk away with €1,000 while there are runner-up prizes of €300 and €200.Entry is €20 with the season starting on the weekend of 11th to 13th of August.Supporters can enter online (click here) and send their predictions to [email protected] It is one-...
 Sligo Rovers underage teams have two massive cup ties early next week. First up will be the under-17s in the Mark Farren Cup on Monday evening against Derry City. Kick-off will be at 6:30pm in Maginn Park, Buncrana.Rovers are on a run of seven consecutive wins, all in the month of July, which started with a 2-1 win when last away to Derry City.Recent form has been particularly impressive with 13 goals scored and none conceded.The Bit o...
We would like to thank both the Match and Ball Sponsors from last Saturdays home game against Dundalk FC. The Match Sponsor on the night was Vintage Reds, while the Ball Sponsor was the Diamond Coast Hotel Ennsicrone. Our thanks to both the Vintage Reds and the Diamond Coast Hotel for their continued support of the club. Below is Michael Leyden, Tommy Higgins, Andy Dodd, Barney Breen and Kevin Gordon. [[{"type":"media","view_mode...

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