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Defender Evan McMillan has revealed he turned down an approach from a former club to extend his contract with Sligo Rovers. McMillan, who turns 27 today, is revelling in life in the North-West and wants to improve on this season where the FAI Cup returned to The Showgrounds.  He said: “I'm really happy in Sligo. There was interest from another club but I've really enjoyed it here. It is a unique club. The community...
2014 Sligo Rovers season tickets go on sale today as Evan McMillan and Aaron Greene extend their contracts with the club. McMillan, who revealed he turned down an approach from a former club, made 36 appearances in his first season with Rovers.  Greene, who had an equally impressive season upon his return to The Showgrounds, signs on for 2014 after 83 games thus far.  For the first time the club will be introducing a...
Sligo Rovers U19s have been drawn away to Shelbourne in the quarter final of this year's Enda McGull U19 Cup.  Gavin Dykes' side qualified for the last eight courtesy of a superb 2-0 win over Athlone Town last week. The draw was made on Monday afternoon by Michael Hayes of the FAI.  The game will take place at a time and venue yet to be decided during the week ending December 1st.  
Exciting young defender Danny Ledwith has targeted immediately nailing down a place in the Sligo Rovers team after signing for the club this morning. The former Shamrock Rovers left-back makes the move to the Bit o’ Red for the 2014 season and see Sligo as the ideal location to kick start his career. Ledwith said: “I'm absolutely delighted. I didn't have the year I wanted last year. To come to such a successful club...
With one day to go until 2014 season tickets go on sale, Sligo Rovers have confirmed two more members of our new squad with Danny Ledwith joining from Shamrock Rovers and an extension to Ross Gaynor’s contract.  Ledwith, 22, is a left-back that previously played for UCD and Shamrock Rovers.  Manager Ian Baraclough said:  “Danny is a player I first noticed when he was at UCD. He is comfortable on the ball, has...
Paul O’Conor became Ian Baraclough first new signing of the off season today and quickly delivered his wish to be as successful as he can with the club. On the day the club announced 15 outlets for 2014 season tickets, which will go on sale from Wednesday, O’Conor’s signing was announced having put pen to paper earlier this month.  O’Conor told www.sligorovers.com: “When I met Ian Baraclough and he...
Sligo Rovers striker Raffaele Cretaro has said he is motivated by his ambition to play with the Bit o' Red for a number of years after renewing his contract with the club. The Tubbercurry man, where the newly announced 2014 season tickets will go on sale in Gillespie's, has said he is keen to add to an already impressive collection of honours with Rovers.  He said: “It didn’t take me long to make up mind. I was...
Sligo Rovers can today announce two additions to the 2014 squad as Paul O’Conor joins from Drogheda United and Raffaele Cretaro renews his deal with the Bit o’ Red, plus details of 2014 season tickets.  O’Conor moves from Drogheda United where he helped the Boynesiders reached the FAI Ford Cup final against Rovers, including scoring the opening goal of the decider for the Louth side as the Bit o’ Red went on to...
Sligo Rovers U19s enjoyed safe passage through to the quarter finals of this year's Enda McGuill U19 Cup with a well deserved 2-0 win over Athlone Town at Athlone Town Stadium on Thursday night last.Goals from Cian Brennan and Ruairi Keating were enough to see Gavin Dykes' side progress to the last eight of the competition. The Bit o'Red opened the scoring early on when Jordan Loftus was upended inside the Athlone penalty area....
Sligo Rovers manager Ian Baraclough has targeted more trophies with the Bit o’ Red after signing a one-year contract today.  Baraclough extends his spell with the club to a third season having already captured the league title and FAI Cup in his initial 18-month tenure. In the aftermath of the FAI Cup win earlier this month, the Rovers boss has been quizzed on many occasions about what further exploits are possible for the...

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