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The family of Dixie Dean, arguably the most famous player to wear the Sligo Rovers jersey, will travel to Sligo as guests of the club for the Champions League game against Molde FK.The party of six will include Dean’s daughter Barbara and grand-daughter Melanie.During their visit to Sligo, the Dean family will be afforded a reception in City Hall by Mayor Councillor Marcella McGarry, and will call to Sligo Museum to see the special display...
Sligo Rovers players will be in Lavin's in Ballymote this Friday to mark the sale of merchandise in store in the retailer.The Rovers stars will be present from 4pm to mark the club's jerseys being available to purchase in the store in Ballymote.The Airtricity League trophy will also be present for pictures with supporters. 
Cork City upset expectations by beating in-form Sligo Rovers 3-1 in the Airtricity Premier Division in front of a joyous 1,538 at Turner's Cross.Despite losing 3-0 in their lost two matches and facing a Sligo Rovers side that have won their last three matches, the home side upset the odds with a much needed victory.The opening goal came from winger Daryl Horgan who chipped Gary Rogers with aplomb after 49 minutes. He scored his second after...
The Sligo Rovers Summer Camps in association with The Sligo Champions continue this coming Monday 8 July.  The camp will take place in The Showgrounds and is the second week of the summer.  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,...
The Sligo Rovers Dublin Supporters Club are running a bus to the home leg of the Champions League tie with Molde on Wednesday 17 July.Kick-off is 6pm in The Showgrounds and the bus will depart at 1:30pm from Dublin city centre. It will return after the game directly for Dublin. For further information please e-mail [email protected] The home leg with Molde is already sold out. 
Sligo Rovers have won four of the last five games since losing to Dundalk which is now the only defeat in the last 13 games. It is 69 away games in the league since Rovers lost a game after scoring the first goal of the game. It was in Bray in June 2009. The only time Rovers conceded first away from home this year was in the defeat to St. Pats. A win would make it four in-a-row for Rovers, the only other time that was done under Ian...
Sligo Rovers take on Cork City in the Airtricity Premier Division on Friday night in Turner's Cross. Danny Ventre (knee), Raffaele Cretaro (hamstring), Aaron Greene (foot) are out for the Bit o’ Red. Anthony Elding returns from a four-match suspension. Pascal Millien is away on international duty with Haiti and will begin their CONCACAF Gold Cup Group B campaign next Tuesday morning against Honduras.  New...
Sligo Rovers have signed striker David McMillan from UCD. The 24-year-old has joined Rovers on a contract until the end of the season on a free transfer.  McMillan has scored 12 league goals so far this year from 19 appearances and is second top scorer in the league. He scored eight goals in his final seven games for the Students. The Dubliner has been especially lethal with penalties scoring six times from the spot,...
 Connacht Gold, the match sponsor for our Champions League match with Molde FK in The Showgrounds in two weeks time, is giving two lucky children the chance to be the matchday mascot.  The two lucky winners will win a Sligo Rovers kit and enjoy the once in a lifetime opportunity to lead the Sligo Rovers team onto the pitch.  Prize Details • Two children (each to be accompanied by a parent/ guardian) have the...
Sligo Rovers striker Danny North expressed his happiness at scoring a first goal since returning from a serious knee injury on Monday night. North was on target against Limerick in the EA Sports Cup victory in Thomond Park as one of four goalscorers in the process of the Bit o’ Red reaching the semi-finals with a 4-0 victory.Speaking after the game, he said: "I was delighted. It was a fantastic win because we put four goals past...

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