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Sligo Rovers have been drawn against Waterford United in the second round of this year's FAI Ford Cup.The draw took place this evening on Monday Night Soccer. The game will take place at the RSC in Waterford on the week ending June 2nd.Rovers last came up against The Blues at the semi-final stage in 2009, when a second half Matthew Blinkhorn goal was enough to hand the Bit o'Red a 1-0 win at the Showgrounds.
Sligo Rovers failed to take advantage of Friday evening's draw between title rivals St Patrick's Athletic and Derry City as they could only manage a 2-2 draw with Drogheda United at the Showgrounds on Saturday evening.Graham Rusk struck in the fifth minute of injury time to steal a point for Mick Cooke's men just minutes after Rovers' Aaron Greene thought he had won the game for the Bit o'Red in a pulsating and thoroughly...
 Sligo Rovers take on Drogheda United for the third time this month when the Boynesiders visit The Showgrounds for an Airtricity Premier Division clash.The Bit o’ Red are two points clear at the top of the table ahead of Friday’s set of fixtures and are aiming for five home league wins to start a season for the first time since 1953-1954.Raffaele Cretaro will miss out with a thigh problem but could return for the next league...
 This Saturday's match programme is now available to download ahead of Drogheda United's visit to The Showgrounds. Chairman Tony Quinn and manager Ian Baraclough preview the game as the busy run of matches in April comes to an end. Rising star Liam Martin talks about his attempts to break into the Rovers team and career so far. General Manager Paul Hynes reveals how he is getting to grips with his new role working for...
Sligo Rovers are currently enjoying the best-ever start to a season at home, having won six out of six at The Showgrounds so far. 15 goals have been scored in those games with just one conceded.In the league Rovers have won the first four for the first time since 1966/67.  The last time Rovers won the first five was when opening on a club record run of seven consecutive wins in 1953-54 with wins over Evergreen, Shamrock Rovers, Limerick,...
Sligo Rovers can confirm that the Bank Holiday Monday match with Derry city in the Airtricity Premier Division will kick-off at 5pm in The Showgrounds.The match takes place on Monday 6 May, three days after the league meeting with Shamrock Rovers in Tallaght Stadium. Meanwhile, the draw for the second round of the 2013 FAI Ford Cup will take place on Monday and will be live on RTÉ Two from Ford Rialto in Dublin. There will be 20...
Download the latest edition of the Sligo Rovers e-Zine for free for an update on all things happening at the club.Chairman Tony Quinn explains the intention of the fourth edition of the e-Zine in his message.The club musuem in Sligo is now open and find out some of the displays that are already present ahead of the official recognition next month.There is a look back on the day Leeds United came to Sligo in May 1997 and there is a focus on...
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Sligo Rovers are producing a football education programme in conjunction with local football clubs that will begin in early May. The tremendous work of clubs and coaches in the education and development of young people in football at all levels is massive benefit to the game in our community.   The Bit o’ Red are enthusiastic to increase and share the education of players and coaches in the Sligo/Leitrim Youth Schoolboys and...
On this date 30 years ago, a dream came true for Sligo Rovers Football Club. In previously getting to FAI Cup finals in 1939, 1940, 1970, 1978, 1981, but never managing to capture the trophy, the passion and determination of the club never eroded. The game didn't start well for Rovers on 24th April, 1983, with Chris Rutherford having to leave the game early with an injury forcing player-manager Paul Fielding to come into the action...

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