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 Sligo Rovers are excited to have The Showgrounds host Boyle Celtic’s FAI Junior Cup semi-final.The match is scheduled for Sunday April 9 with a 3pm kick-off, admission will be €5.Boyle are on a historic run further than they have ever reached before in the country’s premier junior cup competition.The opposition will be Evergreen who make the journey from Cork.Boyle qualified in a dramatic penalty shoot-out win over Carrick...
 Everyone at Sligo Rovers would like to express our deepest sympathies to the McBride family and to Derry City, after the tragic passing of Ryan McBride aged 27. Ryan who was the captain of Derry City, was well known and hugely respected both on and off the pitch.Today, we paid tribute to Ryan, as members of the first team and coaching staff held a minutes applause before training. My sincere thoughts & condalnces go out to...
 Sligo Rovers U19s emulated their senior counterparts on Sunday as they too picked up their first league win of the season, beating Athlone Town U19s 1-0 at the Sean Fallon Centre at The Showgrounds. Jack Keaney's wonderful first time volley early in the second half proved to be the only goal of the game as the Bit O'Red youths earned their maiden victory of their Elite Northern Division campaign following last week's 1-1 draw...
 “A good performance in difficult conditions and difficult circumstances.”Dave Robertson was pleased to get a win and another performance with the 3-2 triumph over Bray Wanderers.His message to the team was to maintain the consistency shown in the last three games and keep raising standards into the future.Listen to Robertson’s post-match interview below:    
 Kieran Sadlier's third goal in as many games proved the winner at the Showgrounds as Sligo Rovers picked up their first win of the season with a deserved 3-2 win over Bray Wanderers.  Gary McCabe had put the away side into the lead just three minutes in. Another defensive mis-hap restored parity on 26 minutes when Derek Foran put the ball past his own goalkeeper while Rovers took the lead for the first time two minutes later...
 Rovers earned a first victory of the 2017 SSE Airtricity League season in an eventful game with Bray Wanderers. After falling behind early Rovers battled back in half an hour to go ahead 2-1 thanks to Chris Kenny’s first for the club.The game was level again before half-time but Kieran Sadlier struck a superb free-kick to win the game 3-2.See our gallery in full from the game below thanks to our photographer Michael Melly: ...
 Sligo Rovers will be back at The Showgrounds for a St. Patrick’s weekend fixture this Saturday night. Bray Wanderers will be the opposition in the SSE Airtricity League, kick-off 7:45pm.To mark the occasion and pay tribute to the country’s patron saint we are giving FREE ADMISSION to anyone with the name Patrick for this game.The relevant photo ID must be shown at the gate to avail of this offer.So if you’re name is...
 A new season of under-17 football begins this weekend. For Rovers, first will be a game with Athlone Town at Athlone I.T. on Saturday afternoon.The league is again split into Northern and Southern sections with the Bit o’Red joined by Athlone Town, Cavan-Monaghan United FP, Drogheda United, Shelbourne, Finn Harps, Bohemians, Longford Town, Dundalk, St. Patrick’s Athletic and Derry City in the north.Last year was a highly...
Sligo Rovers will be back at The Showgrounds for a St. Patrick’s weekend fixture this Saturday night.
Bray Wanderers will be the opposition in the SSE Airtricity League, kick-off 7:45pm.

The game will see Rovers look to take an opening win of the 2017 season in game number five.
Last weekend at The Showgrounds there was a 1-1 draw in a tight game with St. Patrick’s Athletic.
Kieran Sadlier scored the opener in that game, he did so again on...
 The latest edition of the Sligo Rovers matchnight programmes will be on sale at Saturday’s home game with Bray Wanderers. This year’s programme comes in a new look and format, all still for the same price of €4.There plenty of interviews inside including new signing Jonah Ayunga on coming to the Bit o’Red.The honouring of Rovers 1977 team is reviewed.Regular columns return from manager Dave Robertson and chairman...

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