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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...
 Drogheda United will face Shamrock Rovers in this year's Setanta Sports Cup final despite being beaten by a goal to nil by league champions Sligo Rovers at the Showgrounds on Monday evening. A professional performance from Mick Cooke's side, with the help of two goal advantage from the first leg was enough to see United through to their third decider despite David Cawley's 31st minute strike.      ...
 Tonight’s 40-page match programme for the semi-final with Drogheda United in the Setanta Sports Cup features two extended interview with key men on and off-the-field. Aaron Greene talks about his new start back with the club, while chairman Tony Quinn is profiled by Jessica Farry about his decades of service to the club. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"395","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","...
 Sligo Rovers will attempt to overturn a two-goal deficit on Monday night against Drogheda United in the Setanta Sports Cup in The Showgrounds. Rovers have won the last 11 of 12 home matches and need to hit the goal trail in the semi-final clash after a 2-0 defeat in the first leg.  The Bit o’ Red are hit with a number of injury problems going into the game. Danny North (knee), Seamus Conneely (knee), Raffaele...
Sligo Rovers still have a 100% record at home in all competitions with five wins from five. It is not long since Rovers did win six in succession with it being achieved at the end of the 2012 season until the run was ended on the final day by Shamrock Rovers. The 2012 season also began with five home wins in a row before drawing the sixth game 1-1 with Derry. The club has never won its first six home games of a season in all...

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