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Sligo Rovers can confirm that there will be an open trial game for the club's Under-19 team with a view to signing potential new players.The match will take place on Saturday 6 July in IT Sligo's Knocknarea astro pitch at 1pm.  The game is being organised as part of the club's belief and dedication to giving all upcoming local talent the opportunity to showcase their skills. Places are limited and can only be obtained...
Assistant manager Gary Stevens praised the character shown by the Sligo Rovers players as they recorded a 5-2 win over UCD in The Showgrounds on Saturday night.The Bit o’ Red came into the game on the back of one win in four games and failed to score in those matches, an uncharacteristic run of form for the club.  UCD took the lead after 90 seconds through David McMillan in Saturday’s, giving the Bit o’ Red a big...
Sligo Rovers moved into third spot in the Airtricity League Premier Division with an entertaining 5-2 win over UCD at the Showgrounds on Saturday evening. UCD captured an early lead courtesy of a David McMillan goal before Sligo equalised midway through the opening half through David Cawley. Rovers opened up a two goal advantage as Aaron Greene and Kieran Djilali both found the net. Liam Traynor's own goal extended the gap to three, before...
Sligo Rovers take on UCD in The Showgrounds on Saturday night in the Bit o’ Red’s final Airtricity Premier Division before the mid-season break.Ian Baraclough will have the same squad as for last weekend’s 0-0 draw with Bohemians. Raffaele Cretaro, Lee Lynch (both hamstring), Evan McMillan (knee) and Danny Ventre (leg) are out. Anthony Elding is suspended, with three games to run on a ban for a sending off against...
Sligo Rovers sit third in the Airtricity Premier Division table on 32 points behind Derry City and leaders St Patrick's Athletic. After the same number of games last season Rovers had just three more points. As the 17th game of 2012 was drawn, a win against UCD would mean Rovers having just one point less than at the same stage last year. The points total of 32 points from 16 games would have been enough to lead the league in...
 This Saturday Sligo Rovers take on UCD and you can download the programme now from Match Day Digital via iPhone and iPad worldwide. In this week's edition, chairman Tony Quinn outlines the next number of weeks for the club. Rovers manager Ian Baraclough reveals his respect for UCD's performances this season and wish to enter the break on a winning note for the Bit o' Red. David Goulden's reports on last week...
Annual draw ticket sales have now reached a fantastic €20,000 with four weeks to go until the draw date. The €20,000 mark is a big step towards this year's target after a week of excellent sales of draw tickets.  With this Saturday's game with UCD the only fixture in The Showgrounds in the next four weeks, books already sold can be returned to the club this weekend.  Prizes for the 2013 Sligo Rovers...
Sligo Rovers can confirm details of ticket sales for the upcoming Champions League second round qualifying game in The Showgrounds.  The home tie of Rovers' second round clash will be on 16/17 July or 23/24 July. Possible opponents for the Bit o' Red include Celtic, BATE Borisov, Steaua Bucharest and Dinamo Zagreb as Rovers make a return to the premier club competition in Europe for the first time in 36 years. The draw...
Sligo Rovers manager Ian Baraclough has said his side will remain positive in their quest to return to winning wins after the 0-0 draw with Bohemians in The Showgrounds on Saturday. The Bit o’ Red were held by Bohs despite 18 shots on goal as they failed to make a breakthrough against Aaron Callaghan’s side. After a remarkable run of scoring in 28 out of the last 29 home games in the league, Rovers have failed to hit the...
Sligo Rovers fell further behind Airtricity League leaders St Patrick's Athletic on Saturday evening after they only managed to produce a scoreless draw against a well-organised Bohemians side at the Showgrounds. Having now gone four league games without a goal, the Bit o'Red now sit seven points behind the Saints with one game in hand as their mid-season blip continues. Bohs rode their luck on occasions as they had to rely on a goal-...

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