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Sligo Rovers wish to thank supporters that have made the annual voluntary donation so far and remind members it can still be made in a number of methods. The contribution of €100, which raised €12,000 for the club in 2012 to cover many pre-season training and season beginning expenses, is a vital fundraiser in the opening part of the year.The club is asking members and supporters to contribute €100 towards a "war chest...
The Sligo Rovers half-time raffle prize was not claimed at two recent home games and supporters are asked to check tickets purchased.The winnng tickets are:vs. Bray Wanderers on 16/3/13: 80306vs. Limerick on 23/3/13: 83331If the Bray Wanderers prize is not claimed before the match with Shelbourne on 6th April, the prize on the match night will be doubled.The prize from the Limerick game will roll on to the clash with Cork City on 13th April...
Statement from Sligo Rovers Football ClubOn behalf of Sligo Rovers I deplore the Saturday night incident on the outskirts of Sligo during which a bus, carrying Limerick FC supporters, was attacked.This random act of unprovoked and utterly unacceptable violence could have caused serious injury and anyone with information about it should assist the Gardai with their inquiries.Limerick has a well-deserved reputation as one of the country’s...
Sligo Rovers manager Ian Baraclough hailed his side for keeping their composure to take three points in a dramatic 2-1 win against Limerick on Saturday night in The Showgrounds.Rovers trailed 1-0 after Craig Curran’s goal in front of 2,311 spectators, until Anthony Elding struck right on half-time to level the game.Jeff Henderson sealed the victory late in a hard-fought second half. The Rovers boss said his...
Jeff Henderson has said he wants to take his chance in the Sligo Rovers first-team after featuring in two wins for the Bit o’ Red this week.The 21-year-old played much of the second half against Dundalk last Tuesday and scored the winning goal against Limerick on Saturday night in The Showgrounds, his first for the club. An injury to Gavin Peers has given Henderson the opportunity to showcase his talents and the result thrilled the former...
Sligo Rovers maintained their one hundred per cent record in this year's Airtricity League Premier Division and extended their lead to five points with a hard fought 2-1 win over Limerick at the Showgrounds on Saturday evening.Goals from Anthony Elding and Jeff Henderson cancelled out Craig Curran's opener in what was a thoroughly enthralling game.The game ended in controversy however as Daniel Galbraith was adjudged to have simulated...
Sligo Rovers face Limerick in the Airtricity Premier Division on Saturday night in The Showgrounds, kick-off 7:45pm.The Bit o’ Red have a 100% record so far this season with five wins, including three in the league, and lead by four points at the top of the table. The last game between the sides ended 1-1 in Hogan Park in the First Division in 2005.The last contest in the Showgrounds also ended 1-1 that year.Rovers will be without injured...
The Sligo Rovers match programme will be on sale on Saturday night and is already available on Match Day Digital to download on iPhone and iPad.Among the features this week include a first detailed interview with Anthony Elding after his blistering start to the season and his career so far.Rovers boss Ian Baraclough discusses the beginning to the year, while Leo Gray interview Gary Hulmes with his connections to both clubs and how he enjoyed the...
Sligo Rovers have won the first five games of the season in all competitions to begin this season.The club has never started a season before with five wins. The last time Rovers won six games in-a-row at any time was in October 2011 before Ian Baraclough came to the club. The wins on that occasion were against Shamrock Rovers (twice), Bray Wanderers, Drogheda United, Galway United and Dundalk.The win against Dundalk on Tuesday also made it...
Competition: Two days to our big match with Limerick in The Showgrounds as the Bit o’ Red look to continue a fantastic start to the season that has yielded 15 goals, five wins, a place in the Setanta Sports Cup semi-finals and a four point lead at the top of the Premier Division table.New signing Anthony Elding has notched five times, Raffaele Cretaro has reached 300 league appearances and made it 12 seasons scoring with Rovers, there have...

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