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Sligo Rovers equalled the club record for most consecutive clean sheets in the Showgrounds against Shelbourne on Friday with a sixth in a row.The other time Rovers had a run of six in a row was the final games of the 1993/94 season when the Bit o’ Red were in the First Division. It is now 588 minutes since a goal was conceded in all competitions which was in the Champions League game against Molde. It also means Rovers have now kept a...
Sligo Rovers moved to second spot in the Airtricity League Premier Division with a comfortable 2-0 win over Shelbourne at the Showgrounds on Friday evening. First half goals from Danny Ventre and Iarfhlaith Davoren were enough to see off a Shels side who continue to languish at the foot of the table. Evan McMillan returned to the Bit o’Red’s bench from a lengthy lay-off due to a knee injury, while Ross Gaynor continues his...
Sligo Rovers take on Shelbourne on Friday night in the Airtricity Premier Division in The Showgrounds.It is the first of two home games over the next four days. The Bit o' Red are looking to complete a clean sweep against the Tolka Park outfit in the league this year.Rovers are now just two minutes shy of going 500 minutes without conceding in the Showgrounds.Raffaele Cretaro will be the second highest appearance maker in the history of...
Match sponsor this Friday against Shelbourne is Senator Susan O’Keeffe.We thank Senator O’Keeffe for support of the club and this message in the match programme on Friday.  It reads: "As a club, you give an enormous amount to the community. As players, you work hard and passionately. As staff, you have great pride in The Bit O' Red. "As supporters, you travel the country and sometimes...
In this week's match programme, chairman Tony Quinn looks ahead to the final weeks of the season and what can the difference between a "very good or excellent" year for the club.Ian Baraclough discusses the decision by Sligo GAA to move their county final as a brave and correct move.  In the first of a two-part interview, Ciaran Kelly talks about his time with the club and hopes for the Under-19 squad. Shelbourne...
Sligo Rovers are now just two minutes shy of going 500 minutes without conceding in the Showgrounds ahead of this Friday's clash with Shelbourne. It includes five clean sheets in the last five home games in the joint-second longest home run ever and the best in 18 years. One more is needed to match the all-time record of six in the final games of the 1993/94 season when Rovers were in the First Division. Join us this Friday...
Sligo Rovers have gone unbeaten in six games since the 2-0 loss in Dundalk with five wins and one draw.Rovers will be hoping to make it four victories in succession for the first time since the opening 10 games of the year were all won. At home Rovers have four wins in a row having had only four wins from the previous 10.  Rovers kept a 16th clean sheet in the league this season against UCD which is five more than last year. It...
This Friday could see Raffaele Cretaro reach another momentous milestone in his career with the club as Rovers take on Shelbourne in The Showgrounds.The Tubbercurry Tornado is in line for a 388th appearance of the club, it would put him in second place in the list of appearance holders in the history of Sligo Rovers. Cretaro’s match-winning display against Derry City in the FAI Cup saw him draw level with Tony Stenson’s total....
A huge number of tickets have been sold for the FAI Ford Cup semi-final match with Shamrock Rovers in The Showgrounds after just two days of sales, the club can report.  It is anticipated the match will produce the biggest attendance of the season so far. There are a limited number on sale and with a sell-out a significant possibility, supporters are encouraged to purchase tickets as soon as possible.  Tickets are on sale to...
Sligo Rovers U19s suffered their third defeat in this year's U19 Elite Division as they were beaten by four goals to one at the Showgrounds on Saturday afternoon.UCD striker Jamie McGrath opened the scoring with 22 minutes played, five minutes before Adam Whelan sent his shot from the edge of the Rovers area crashing against Adam Murphy's crossbar. Ruairi Keating almost levelled the game for the Bit o'Red on 42 minutes when he got on...

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