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Sligo Rovers manager Ian Baraclough rued the late concession of a goal in Tallaght Stadium as the Bit o’ Red earned a point against Shamrock Rovers.David Cawley’s second half strike was cancelled out by Karl Sheppard to deny Rovers victory and see Derry City join the champions at the top of the table after their win over Limerick, leading on goal difference.Anthony Elding was dismissed late on for an incident following the restart...
Karl Sheppard’s late header snatched a draw for Shamrock Rovers as saw Sligo Rovers were held to a 1-1 draw in the Airtricity Premier Division.David Cawley’s goal for the champions early in the second half looked to have heaped further pressure on their struggling predecessors. However, Sheppard nodded in Jason McGuinness’s flick with five minutes left to give the Hoops their seventh draw in 11 league games. The...
Later this month Rovers face two home matches in 48 hours as Dundalk in the Airtricity Premier Division and Mervue United in the EA Sports Cup visit The Showgrounds.As a thank you to fans for their support this season, the club is admitting all children under the age of 12 for free as long as they are accomponied by an adult , for the game with Mervue.(Read more below)[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"417","attributes":{"alt...
The club would like to thank O'Brien and Associates for their match sponsorship this Monday against Derry City in The Showgrounds, kick-off 5pm.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"416","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"339","width":"480"}}]]O’Brien & Associates was established in 2006 and has developed into a multi-disciplinary consultancy. Currently they operate as Public Loss Assessors,...
Sligo Rovers will meet Shamrock Rovers in the final match of the first series of matches in the Airtricity Premier Division in Tallaght Stadium, with kick-off 8pm.The Bit o’ Red are two points clear at the top of the table ahead of the trip to Dublin.  Seamus Conneely, Danny North (both knee) and Ciaran Kelly (fractured sternum) are out with injuries. Raffaele Cretaro is a doubt with a thigh problem. Iarfhlaith Davoren and Ross...
Having scored three goals in four away games in-a-row, Sligo Rovers have drawn two blanks in recent matches on the road. Rovers had three scoreless away games towards the end of last season against St Patrick's Athletic, Bray Wanderers and Cork City.Rovers have scored at least three goals in three away games so far, the only team to do so in the entire 2012 season was Drogheda (five times). This will be Rovers fourth away game in-a-row...
The Sligo Rovers exhibition in the county museum will be officially opened by Mayor of Sligo David Cawley this evening.It contains some of the most valuable pieces of history associated with Sligo Rovers. The exhibition was arranged by Sligo Rovers Heritage Group, which was set up to safeguard the club’s artefacts and mementos and to increase public awareness of the club’s long and fascinating history.This project was prompted...
Sligo Rovers begin their second round of fixtures in the Airtricity Premier Division when meeting Derry City in The Showgrounds this Monday, kick-off 5pm.The Bit o' Red will hope to repeat the early success over the Candystripes from the opening game of the league campaign when Anthony Elding's goal was enough for a 1-0 win in The Brandywell. Supporters are asked to note the earlier kick-off time. 
Sligo Rovers can confirm that all children accomponied by an adult will be admitted free for the match with Mervue United on Monday 20th MayFree passes for Under-12s will be distrubuted at the upcoming matches with Derry City and Dundalk.  They can also be obtained from committee members. School teachers are also advised that they can also avail of passes for students and they are available by contacting the club [email protected]
Sligo Rovers have been drawn against Waterford United in the second round of this year's FAI Ford Cup.The draw took place this evening on Monday Night Soccer. The game will take place at the RSC in Waterford on the week ending June 2nd.Rovers last came up against The Blues at the semi-final stage in 2009, when a second half Matthew Blinkhorn goal was enough to hand the Bit o'Red a 1-0 win at the Showgrounds.

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