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Sligo Rovers travel to Buncrana on Sunday to take on Derry City in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division  The Bit o' Red secured a much-needed win against Shamrock Rovers last weekend but sit just one point clear of the drop zone in the league. In team news, John Russell is suspended following a red card against the Hoops, but Kyle Callan-McFadden returns from a ban. Rhys McCabe is set for his Rovers debut after signing...
We would like to thank both the Match and Ball Sponsor from last Sundays game against Shamrock Rovers.The Match sponsor was Dunnes Bar, Carrick-On-Shannon. The Ball sponsor was Quay Fitness Studio, Ballina.Below is Paul and Maura Ginty of Quay Fitness with Sligo Rovers Vice Chairman Andy Dodd. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"11283","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"320","width":"480"}}]]Many thanks to...
A New Partnership Deal with Power Right Fire & Security Solutions was announced in April last, and we are delighted to have them on board as our Official Partner Provider of Fire & Security Solutions.  First team players Rhys Mc Cabe, Benny Igiehon & Seamus Sharkey called to the offices of Power Right on Thursday last to show their support for the partnership along with Shane Crossan. Power Right provide employment to...
Liam Martin has today left the Bit o' Red following the mutual cancellation of his contract at The Showgrounds.The winger departs Rovers for personal reasons after 18 months into his second spell at the club. Manager Gerard Lyttle said: "I want to thank Liam for all his efforts with us."He has a tremendous attitude, made a big contribution in his time with us, has put everything into it and I know he will be missed by his team...
The club's Annual Draw took place on Sunday with Antonio Secondino of Grange claiming the top prize of €5,000 in a record total for the fundraiser.Over €60,000 was raised in the draw - giving €55,000 profit for the club - in what was the highest ever total. Manager Gerard Lyttle said "this is a special club and I really mean it" as he reflected on the total while chairman Martin Heraghty paid tribute to the team...
Sligo Rovers can confirm the transfer of midfielder Kieran Sadlier to Cork City. The move, for an undisclosed fee, has been agreed by the Bit o' Red with what the club view as favourable terms to develop our squad for the rest of the season and our long-term future.  Sligo Rovers chairman Martin Heraghty said: "This has been a tough decision to come to but one we feel is right for the club. Kieran has been at outstanding...
Ten-man Sligo Rovers picked up their first win in seven Premier Division outings as they beat Shamrock Rovers at the Showgrounds.  John Russell netted the deciding goal of this encounter with just four minutes played. The Rovers captain did not see out the game, however, as he was sent off early in the second half following his second yellow card.  Russell headed a stunning winner from Kieran Sadlier's cross and the...
Sligo Rovers face Shamrock Rovers on Sunday in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division in The Showgrounds, kick-off 6pm.Kyle Callan-McFadden misses out for the home side due to suspension.The Bit o' Red must wait for new signings Rhys McCabe and Benny Igiehon as they will not be registered in time.Gary Armstrong will also come into contention from next week after his loan spell at Ballinamallard. Daniel Kearns made a return last week...
The 2017 Sligo Rovers Annual Draw has now reached an incredible €45,000.We would like to take this opportunity to thank everybody who has contributed to the success of the draw to date. The Annual Draw continues to be one of the most important fundrasiers for the club and the final push for ticket sales continues as we enter the last 24 hours before the big draw. Once again the draw is headlined by a mouthwatering first prize of €...
The Sligo Rovers schools programme has completed for the year in what proved to be a very enjoyable programme for everybody involved.  The initiative was set up by John Russell and club secretary Brendan Lacken.  The programme was ran in schools over a seven week period, which involved four football coaching sessions and three classroom sessions. One classroom session on Nutrition, one on Show Racism The Red Card and...

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