Max Mata completes Shrewsbury Town transfer

Sligo Rovers can confirm that Max Mata has today completed a permanent transfer to Shrewsbury Town in the English Football League for an undisclosed fee.

Mata arrived at The Showgrounds ahead of the 2022 season and has since made 58 appearances for the Bit O’ Red, scoring 19 goals.

At present, Mata is joint highest scorer in the SSE Airtricity Men’s Premier Division with 11 goals.

The New Zealander has enjoyed his time at the club and has said that he will forever hold the club in his heart:

”Sligo is a place I will never forget with people who I will always hold dear to my heart, especially at Sligo Rovers. I know I will always have the Bit O’ Red with me in my life. 

”Thank you all very much for my time with the Club, I have appreciated the moments when things went well and the moments that were tough.

”You are loyal supporters who stood by us when we needed it most and for that I am forever grateful”.

Everyone at Sligo Rovers would like to wish Max all the best in his future career and we thank him for his service to the club.