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Sligo Rovers manager Ian Baraclough has revealed he has close to a full squad to choose from for Sunday’s Presidents Cup match with St Patrick’s Athletic. The Rovers boss was speaking at the launch of the 2014 SSE Airtricity League at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin this morning where he revealed his opinion that the new league could be the best competition he has been involved in since he joined Rovers three years ago.  ...
Sponsors of Sligo Rovers, Connolly Volkswagen Sligo, have been awarded Volkswagen Aftersales Retailer of the Year at the recent Volkswagen Gold Pin Awards.The awards, which celebrate excellence within the  Volkswagen dealer network, are awarded for consistent high standard in terms of customer care and performance and is the highest honour that a Volkswagen retailer can achieve.  The award was presented to Neil Connolly,...
Sligo Rovers striker Danny North wants to lay down a marker in this Sunday’s President’s Cup decider with St Patrick’s Athletic in Richmond Park. North, scorer of two goals in last season’s FAI Cup final which has presented Rovers the opportunity to compete in Sunday’s game, is keen to bring the new President's Cup back to Sligo this weekend.   He said: “It's another trophy to win and...
At half-time in the recent friendly against Galway, a group of young Sligo Rovers supporters took part in a penalty shootout with Sligo Rovers goalkeeper coach Ciaran Kelly.  The girls were raising awareness on behalf of the National Dairy Council, encouraging teenagers to eat five portions of dairy per day. Further information available on the National Dairy Council website www.ndc.ie. Pictured: Front row: Laura Russell...
Sligo manager Ian Baraclough spoke of a tremendous honour in meeting President Michael D Higgins at Áras an Uachtaráin ahead of Sunday's President's Cup decider with St Patrick's Athletic at Richmond Park. The Rovers boss and defender Gavin Peers represented the club at the launch of the competition last Friday in the Pheonix Park in Dublin. Speaking ahead of the game, Baraclough said: “It'll be a...
Sligo Rovers made a blistering start to their competitive season with a 4-1 win over Crusaders at Seaview in the Setanta Sports Cup.Eric Odhiambo bagged a hat-trick on debut for the Bit o' Red. Aaron Greene was also on target while Declan Caddell scored a consolation for the home side. Odhiambo became the first player to hit a treble on his debut since Falcon Rose against Derry in 1997.Manager Ian Baraclough handed first starts to...
Sligo Rovers are preparing for fifth consecutive appearance in the Setanta Sports Cup. Only St. Patrick’s Athletic and Glentoran have appeared in the last five editions of the competition.  The four previous outings have seen the Bit o’Red lose at the semi-final stage.  Pats, Shamrock  Rovers, Crusaders and Drogheda United have been the teams to prevent Rovers reaching the final  which makes...
Sligo Rovers will play their first competitive match of the year when they take on Crusaders in the Setanta Sports Cup quarter-final first leg at Seaview on Monday night.  This will be Rovers’ fifth consecutive appearance in the cross-border competition. Crusaders are the only side from the Irish League to defeat Rovers in the competition with a 2-0 win two years ago in the same venue in a semi-final.  Rovers won...
A Greg Harte brace, including an 83rd minute winner handed Cork City U19s a 2-1win over Sligo Rovers U19s at IT Sligo on Saturday afternoon.Harte put the Leesiders ahead on 18 minutes, before Rovers' Cian Brennan levelled the game on the half hour.Jordan Loftus and Gary Armstrong both went close for Gavin Dykes' side in the second half. But Harte broke Sligo hearts seven minutes from time when he finished past Adam Murphy to give City...
Sligo Rovers have signed West Ham United striker Sean Maguire on loan until the end of July. The 19-year-old joined the Hammers from Waterford United early last year after scoring 13 goals in 24 games in the 2012 season with the Blues.   The former Republic of Ireland Under-19 international has been part of West Ham’s Under-21 side and featured on the bench for their senior side in the FA Cup match with Nottingham Forest...

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