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A last gasp Rhys McCabe strike handed Sligo Rovers a precious three points in the race to avoid the drop as the Bit O'Red beat Finn Harps in Ballybofey. Vinny Faherty had initially given the Bit O'Red the lead before the home side deservedly leveled the game in the 82nd minute courtesy of a slice of genius from Paddy McCourt. But McCabe's winner in the first minute of added time sealed the points for Ger Lyttle's men...
Sligo Rovers return to league action on Saturday as the #bitored make the short journey to Ballybofey to take on Finn Harps.  Rovers have been absent from league games for four weeks, with just the Irn Bru Cup match with Falkirk in between. In team news, Craig Roddan, Raffaele Cretaro, Mick Leahy and John Russell are suspended for Rovers. Gerard Lyttle said: "It's a massive game for both clubs. We've been...
The 2017/18 Sligo Rovers Astro league season kicks off next week, with 13 teams registered for the popular night league. The format of the league is quite similar to the Scottish Premiership, with each team playing eachother once, with the league split in two divisions there after, being a top and bottom division. Matches are held every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday nights with memebrs of the public welcome to attend. ...
Sligo Rovers fans are requested to enter Finn Park via Chestnut Road (Aldi side) for the SSE Airtricity Premier Division clash on Saturday. Rovers fans will have the gantry side of the ground while stand and Town End gantry side and terrace are reserved for home supporters. It is requested for fans to arrive early for the 8pm kick-off.  Coaches and cars for away supporters are asked to park in McElhinney’s. Street parking is...
Sligo Rovers Dublin Supporters Club have announced they will hold a race night in the capital on Thursday 28 September in McDaid’s Pub on Harry Street (off Grafton Street).The event will begin at 8pm with the first race scheduled for 8:45pm.The DSC are encouraging all Dublin-based fans to attend the event. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the #bitored.Supporters can also purchases horses which is €20 with jockey name and...
Sligo Rovers can confirm the appointment of Kevin Deery as the club’s assistant manager until the end of the season The 32-year-old spent two seasons as manager of Institute, leading them to successive promotion play-off matches and an Intermediate Cup win. Deery made 302 competitive appearances as a midfielder during almost 12 years at Derry City. Gerard Lyttle has moved to appoint Deery following a vacancy in his coaching...
Sligo Rovers beat Sligo-Leitrim Oscar Traynor XI last night in a friendly on the astro pitch in The Showgrounds.Greg Moorhouse scored a hat-trick, Daniel Kearns notched a brace and a Rhys McCabe free-kick scored the goals for Gerard Lyttle's side.Rovers make their return to league action after four weeks without a game against Finn Harps in Finn Park on Saturday. 
Republic of Ireland Under 19s will play a friendly against Republic of Ireland Under 18s on Wednesday with both sides made up of domestic players. Jack Keaney will be part of the U19 selection, while Luke McNicholas, Liam Kerrigan, Darren Collins and Ryan Smith will be part of the U18 squad. Well done to all players. 
The #bitored will play the Sligo-Leitrim Oscar Traynor side in a friendly Monday night at 7.45pm in Showgrounds.€5 adults, children are free.  
The club sends our best wishes to Gary Armstrong who has departed the #bitored ahead of moving to another club.We wish Gary luck in the next move in his career and thank him for his time with us this season. 

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