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Ciaran Kelly now a three time FAI Cup Medal winner with Sligo Rovers FC gets set for his biggest day with his Tribute Game in association with North West Hospice set for kick off on the 16th of November in The Showgrounds .  Sports personalities from both codes come to celebrate with Ciaran in a Sligo Rovers select side which includes the current 'FAI Cup Champions' with Danny North and co. with Ex Sligo Rovers players such as...
Anthony Elding was left overwhelmed by his winning goal in today’s FAI Ford Cup final in the Aviva Stadium against Drogheda United. The 31-year-old struck in stoppage time to ensure the Bit o’ Red would claim the trophy for just the fifth time in the history of the club. Elding fired home from Danny North’s clever assist, with his fellow Grimbsy man scoring twice on the way to the dramatic 3-2 win.  Elding...
Super-sub Danny North grabbed a brace to lead Sligo Rovers to FAI Ford Cup glory as the Bit O’Red beat Drogheda United 3-2 in a five-goal thriller at the Aviva Stadium. Drogheda opened the scoring in the 13th minute with a well-taken Paul O’Conor strike following a pitch-length counter attack. But North arrived into the cup final with 20 minutes remaining and scored twice within six minutes to put Sligo 2-1 ahead. Ryan...
To celebrate Sligo Rovers' appearance in their 4th FAI Cup Final in 5 years, Sanovitae Leisure Club at the Clarion Hotel Sligo are delighted to offer all loyal Sligo Rovers fans an outstanding offer.  Simply hold on to your ticket stubs from the Cup Final at the Aviva, bring them in to Sanovitae before the 10th of November, and if you sign up for a membership, you can get up to €215 worth of fantastic free vouchers! The...
A 67th minute Matthew Taylor strike was enough to see Sligo Rovers U19s suffer a 1-0 defeat to Shelbourne U19s in the U19 Elite Division at the Showgrounds on Friday evening.The Bit o'Red were unlucky not to take an early lead when Ruairi Keating's header cannoned back off Shels 'keeper Aaron Mulvey's crossbar after just eight minutes. It was the Tolka Park side's turn to strike the woodwork on 32 minutes. Jake Donnelly...
Earlier this week Ian Baraclough spoke to the media in The Showgrounds ahead of the Sunday's FAI Ford Cup final with Drogheda United in the Aviva Stadium. Baraclough was quizzed on a number of subjects by Alan Finn and Rory Houston. Read the full interview below.  Question: There has been a lot of excitement as the FAI Ford Cup final approaches. How does it feel within the club? Ian Baraclough (IB): It is exciting times....
Danny North has described FAI Ford Cup final opponents Drogheda United as a side that have caused the Bit o’ Red “no end of problems” ahead of the Aviva Stadium decider.  The 26-year-old is preparing for a first Cup final with Rovers on Sunday against Mick Cooke’s men. Over the course of five matches this year, Drogheda and Rovers have had some hard-fought tussles with mixed results for both sides. ...
Sligo Rovers have yet to concede in the four FAI Ford Cup games played thus far. When Rovers won the competition in 2010, we did so without conceding a goal, becoming the first team to do so since Shamrock Rovers in 1968 and only the fourth team ever. The other sides to do so were Dundalk in 1958 and Athlone Town in 1924. Going back further its eight clean sheets in 10 in the FAI cup and 13 in 16. The three teams to score against...
Anthony Elding wants to reach a personal goal as well as helping Sligo Rovers to FAI Ford Cup success in Sunday’s final at the Aviva Stadium. The striker has bagged 18 goals for the Bit o’ Red so far this year but set a target of 20 before the beginning of the season. The showpiece occasion in Irish football is upon us and Rovers will once again be part of it with Drogheda United our opponents. Elding is vying with a...
Sligo Rovers can confirm Jeff Henderson and Seamus Conneely have signed new contracts with the club. Henderson has featured 42 times since joining the club in July last year. The 21-year-old has been an important part of the Rovers squad this season including a memorable display against Shamrock Rovers in the FAI Cup semi-final. Conneely has made 46 appearances since moving to Rovers from Sheffield United last summer, featuring in...

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