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Sligo Rovers went down to a 3-2 defeat against Cobh Ramblers in their second game of the Under-19 Elite Division season at St Colman's Park.The Bit o' Red were unfortunate to lose against Ramblers, surrendering a 1-0 lead, striking the woodwork on numerous occasions and rallying late to almost snatch a point. Cian Brennan gave Rovers the lead after 10 minutes. Colm Nevin was brought down and the Rovers captain slotted home from the...
Sligo Rovers advanced to the quarter-finals of this year's FAI Ford Cup with a 1-0 win over a determined Cork City side at the Showgrounds on Saturday evening. The Bit o'Red progressed courtesy of a 56th minute Gavin Peers goal against a dogged Rebels side in front of a crowd of 1,978. The home side were without Evan McMillan, Ross Gaynor (both knee) and Iarfhlaith Davoren (calf). David McMillan was cup-tied having lined out for UCD...
Saturday's match programme against Cork City is another fantastic edition and is available to download from www.matchdaydigital.co.uk/sligorovers Rovers manager Ian Baraclough speaks about his thoughts on the cup campaign and praises the standard of the League of Ireland in the debate over football in England and Ireland presently.  David Cawley speaks about his time at the club and what the squad want to do to find more...
Sligo Rovers face Cork City this Saturday night in The Showgrounds in the FAI Cup. The Bit o’ Red, winners of the competition in 2010 and 2011, beat Waterford United 2-0 in the second round. The clubs were last paired together in this competition in 2009. Rovers won a replay in The Showgrounds with Raffaele Cretaro scoring both goals as the home side progressed after extra-time. A win would put the Bit o’ Red into the...
Four-time competition winners Sligo Rovers face two-time winners Cork City this Saturday night in The Showgrounds. Rovers will be looking to win the tournament for a third time in four seasons, something only done previously by Shamrock Rovers. A win would put the Bit o’ Red into the quarter-finals for the seventh time in the last eleven seasons. In the last ten only Bohemians and St. Pat’s have been in more than Rovers...
Sligo Rovers face Cork City in The Showgrounds this Saturday night as FAI Cup football makes a welcome return to Sligo, kick-off 7:45pm.Winners of the competition in 2010 and 2011, Rovers will be looking to build on overcoming Waterford United 2-0 away from home earlier this season to reach this last 16 stage. Rovers goalkeeper and coach Ciaran Kelly attended the launch of Ford’s Greatest Ever FAI Cup Final Campaign yesterday in...
Sligo Rovers Under-19s made a dream start to life in the Elite Division with a 3-0 win over Athlone Town in The Showgrounds this afternoon.Ryan McManus, Ross Taheny and Jordan Loftus were on target for Rovers as they head the table after the first day of the new season. The Bit o' Red made an ideal opening to the game with McManus giving them the lead after just six minutes. The midfielder's superbly struck free kick from the...
 The Sligo Rovers Summer Camps in association with The Sligo Champion return to The Showgrounds on Monday and look out for a special extra visit from some Rovers stars this week.  Participants will receive the added bonus of free entry to every home league game for the rest of the season when accompanied by an adult. A Summer Camp training kit will also be given to each member including t-shirt, shorts and socks. ...
Dundalk dented Sligo Rovers' bid to win the Airtricity League Premier Division title again as they beat the reigning champions 2-0 at Oriel Park.Pat Hoban's 11th league goal of the season set Dundalk on their way with a fine goal in the opening stages.Substitute Chris Shields powered then home a second just shy of the hour mark as Stephen Kenny's side sent out another massive statement of intent with a victory that was all about...
The Sligo Rovers Under-19s begin the Elite Division series on Saturday at home to Athlone Town in The Showgrounds at 2pm. Having achieved promotion from the Northern Division, the side led by Gavin Dykes and Ciaran Kelly begin a new season in the top tier of the Under-19 league. A number of few faces are in the squad along with a backbone of the side that achieved promotion last season.  A host of trials helped select the new...

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