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A goal each from Danny Ventre and Anthony Elding was enough to see Sligo Rovers safelty through to the third round of this year's FAI Ford Cup, as the Bit o'Red saw off the challenge of Waterford United at the RSC on Saturday night last. Managerless Waterford United went into the tie unbeaten since the departure of Paul O’Brien, while Sligo were looking to put indifferent league form behind them.It was Sligo who started the...
Sligo Rovers travel to the RSC to take on Waterford United in this FAI Cup on Saturday evening. Ian Baraclough will be without Evan McMillan and Lee Lynch due to knee and hamstring injuries. Danny North is set to feature in next Wednesday's friendly with the Northern Ireland Regions Cup representative side in The Showgrounds as he closes on a return. Baraclough said: "We exited the cup at the very early last season....
Rovers have played 15 cup games under the management of Ian Baraclough winning eight of them, losing five and drawing twice.Rovers went out of the FAI Cup in the first game of the competition last year for the first time since 2008. The last time Rovers lost the first round in successive years was in 2000/01 when losing to Bray 5-0 having been eliminated by Bluebell the previous year 1-0.The loss to Bluebell is the last time the Bit o’Red...
Annual draw ticket sales have reached €12,000 with 300 tickets sold in the last week.  Purchases from supporters around the region and online on the club website has helped reach the figure five mark.  Prizes for the 2013 Sligo Rovers Annual Draw include one lucky winner set to claim €5,000 in this year's drawing. The fundraiser, which raised €54,000 in 2012 as a massive contribution to last season...
 We have a fantastic special offer for our fans to avail of a reduced price membership for the Clarion Hotel Sanovitae gym facilities. Details are in the image below of three months membership for just €112, don't miss out on the chance to avail of the fantastic facilities used by the champions. The offer is available until 31 May, quote the "Sligo Rovers promotion" to avail of the offer when contacting 071-...
Sligo Rovers fell further behind leaders St Patrick's Athletic at the summit of the Airtricity League Premier Division as they suffered their second league defeat of the season at the hands of an impressive Dundalk side at the Showgrounds on Tuesday evening. A first half strike from Dane Massey was enough to give the Louth side a deserved 1-0 win at the Showgrounds in this rescheduled Airtricity League Premier Division clash.  An...
 A Fun Cycle Fundraiser in aid of Woodhaven House Respite Centre in assocation with our partner charity MS North West Therapy will take place on Saturday 15th June 2013. Rovers manager Ian Baraclough is set to take part in the event. There are three cycles part of the fundraiser.  Cycle 1 – 120 kmCycle 2 – 40 kmCycle 3 – 20 km Registration Forms available online at www.woodhavenhouse.org or by emailing...
Sligo Rovers merchandise is now on sale in Heatons Store on Castle Street in Sligo town.Merchandise is also now stocked in Lavin's Menswear in Ballymote. The full range of club merchandise is available in Heatons. The club hope to announce more sales outlets shortly, plus more merchandise items.  Adult and children’s jerseys are available in store and also available online here. http://www.sligorovers.com/shop...
Sligo Rovers face Dundalk in a re-arranged Airtricity Premier Divison fixture in The Showgrounds on Tuesday night.The original fixture was postponed on 18th May due a waterlogged pitch. The Bit o’ Red are second in the table and have five wins out of six at home in the league this season so far. Rovers have drawn their last two league games, both scoreless affairs against Bray Wanderers and Limerick.  It is over 20...
There have been eight home games so far for Rovers this year which have produced seven wins, the 2-2 draw with Drogheda United in the league being the only exception.Last year seen Rovers get seven wins from the first nine. Similarly in league action alone, Rovers have five wins out of six, surpassing last year’s start of four wins over the same period. Rovers' goal tally is also superior with 20 this year compared to 15 last...

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