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Sligo Rovers recorded a 2-1 win last weekend against Derry City in the Brandywell.It ended the worst run of the season of five games without a win and took the champions ahead of the Candystripes into third position in the league, just four points behind leaders St. Patrick’s Athletic. The first goal was scored by David Cawley, making it six goals for him this season which puts him as second highest scorer behind Anthony Elding....
Goalscorers David Cawley and Danny North hailed the Bit o’ Red’s win over Derry City on Friday night as Sligo Rovers moved to third place in the Airtricity Premier thanks to a 2-1 success in The Brandywell.Rovers secured their third league win out of three against the Candystripes thanks to two second half goals and a stunning penalty save from Gary Rogers.Midfielder Cawley told Ocean FM: “The three points were the main thing....
Sligo Rovers have completed the signing of goalkeeper Matthew Gledhill until the end of the season. The 19-year-old joins after leaving Stoke City and will provide competition to Gary Rogers and Ciaran Kelly. Glenhill, born in Doncaster and with family based in Cork, left the Premier League club in the summer. Rovers boss Ian Baraclough said: "Matthew had lot of goalkeepers to compete with at Stoke and it is to our benefit...
Sligo Rovers picked up a deserved three points and continued to get the better of neighbours Derry City after a 2-1 win at The Brandywell. Ian Baraclough’s men took their chances and showed their experience as they secured the victory. David Cawley opened the scoring for the visitors after 65 minutes with Gary Rogers previously making a stunning penalty save from Rory Patterson, before substitute Danny North sealed the win with...
 The champions are currently are on a five game run without a win for the first time since doing so in July and August of 2011 when the run also included two winless European games. The current run has seen Rovers lose three times and draw twice while then it consisted of two defeats and three draws. That run ended by winning 1-0 away to UCD. Rovers last run of more than five games without a win was in April and May 2010 when...
Sligo Rovers begin the final series of matches in this season's Airtricity Premier Division with a trip to the Brandywell to face Derry City.The Bit o' Red will be looking to continue their good form against the Candystripes, with two wins so far in the league against Declan Devine's men. Rovers are fourth in a congested battle at the top of the table, six points away from leaders St Patrick's Athletic and two behind...
Sligo Rovers winger Ryan Connolly will join Longford Town on loan until the end of the season.Connolly makes the move to the First Division high flyers after a year with the Bit o’ Red, having made 23 appearances.Colm McLaughlin has also left Rovers by mutual consent. He was previously part of underage teams in The Showgrounds and was a member of the senior squad.The club wish both players...
The Sligo Rovers Summer Camps in association with The Sligo Champion continue this coming Monday 29 July.  The camp will take place in Charlestown and registration begins at 10am.  Participants this year 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...
Shamrock Rovers claimed their twelfth draw of this year's Airtricity League as they earned a point at the Showgrounds on Saturday night following a pulsating scoreless draw. Sligo will see this as two points dropped however having passed up several great opportunities to win the game with the league champions dominating the Hoops for large parts of the tie. The Bit o'Red struck the post once in either half through Joseph Ndo and David...
It is with great sadness that Sligo Rovers learned of the passing of former player Private Paddy Conlon following a tragic accident earlier this week.Paddy, who was 32, played for the club in 1999.It continued a family tradition as Conlon’s father Christy played for Sligo Rovers in the 1970’s and one of his brothers Michael also played for the club at under-age level.He enjoyed a distinguished junior soccer career...

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