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Sligo Rovers advanced to the semi-finals of the Setanta Sports Cup with a 5-0 win over Crusaders on Monday night in The Showgrounds. Danny North bagged a brace, Evan McMillan scored his second goal in the last two days, while Ross Gaynor and Liam Flatley on his competitive debut completed the scoring. Gaynor also missed a penalty as the Bit o' Red advanced 9-1 on aggregate.  The Bit o' Red will meet St Patrick's...
Foley's Bar are the match sponsor for Monday night's game with Crusaders in the second leg of the Setanta Sports Cup in The Showgrounds.Foley's Bar, located in Castle Street in Sligo town, will also be the venue for the post-match reception following the conclusion of the game.The club would like to thank Foley's for their sponsorship of tonight's game and we hope to see many supporters later this evening to join manager Ian...
Evan McMillan turned disappointment from not starting at centre-half on Saturday night against Athlone Town into a match-winning contribution and he told Sunday’s Rovers Review on Ocean FM that it was a positive sign for the Bit o’ Red to claim such a dramatic victory in The Showgrounds. McMillan was introduced in the second-half in an attacking role against the newly-promoted side and finished well from John Russell’s...
The Sligo Rovers dedicated programme on Ocean FM, Rovers Review, has a new look this season and launched with a terrific episode on Sunday as matchwinner Evan McMillan joined Darragh Cox and the Ocean FM panel.The programme will have a number of new features each week as a Sligo Rovers player takes questions from host Darragh Cox and guests Ronan Moyles and Alan Finn, while also pitting their wits in a quiz with Keith O'Dwyer.In the first...
Sligo Rovers face Cruasders in the second leg of the Setanta Sports Cup quarter-final second leg on Monday night. The Bit o' Red lead 4-1 on aggregate after the first leg in which Eric Odhiambo bagged a hat-trick. Rovers won their first league game of the season on Saturday with a dramatic 2-1 win over Athone Town in Sligo.   Danny North returns from suspension after missing the win over Athlone. Ross Gaynor has...
Sligo Rovers' win over Athlone Town on Saturday extended the unbeaten home run to 10 games, the last defeat being toMolde in the Champions League. Going another game at home without losing and taking the run to 11 would make it the longest undefeated home run since going 17 without a loss between September 2011 and May 2012. The 10 game spell has included eight wins a two draws with a total of 16 goals scored and eight clean sheets...
Sligo Rovers made a winning start to their SSE Airtricity League Premier Division campaign with a narrow 2-1 win over a well organised Athlone Town at the Showgrounds on Saturday night.  Following a largely uneventful opening half, Philip Gorman sent the Midlanders into an unprecedented lead from the penalty spot on 53 minutes before John Russell equalised for Rovers ten minutes later. Mick Cooke's side almost came away with a hard...
This year we are delighted to team up with Matchday fix to bring all the great content from our match night programmesto you online. Using the Matchday fix website you can download each programme to your PC or smartphone. This allows you to read the programme anytime or anywhere you like. If you cannot make the game you do not have to miss out. The programme is viewable in high quality PDF which enables you to scan through and search...
Sligo Rovers are back - the Bit o' Red begin their SSE Airtricity League campaign against Athlone Town on Saturday night. So what's new in 2014? What do we hope to achieve and who is going to be the inspiration for the Red Army this season.  Countdown with us as we explain 10 reasons to see the new-look Sligo Rovers on Saturday.  10 - Sligo Rovers won 10 of our 16 home games played in 2013 which was the most in...
Sligo Rovers face Athlone Town on Saturday night in The Showgrounds in the club’s first match of the new SSE Airtricity League season.The Bit o’ Red meet the newly-promoted side in an eagerly-anticipated league opener for Ian Baraclough’s men.Rovers are nine unbeaten in The Showgrounds since the reverse to Molde in the Champions League last July.It’s over three years since Rovers were beaten by a promoted club when...

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