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 'I have played in the Showgrounds a few times on the opposing side when the place is packed and I can tell you that it does make a difference and I hope that we will have a good crowd for the game against Harps' says Rovers man of the moment Mick Leahy who has scored three goals in his last three games which is all the more impressive given that he is a centre half.  Leahy is happy to be among the goals but says he would be...
Sligo Rovers manager Gerard Lyttle is challenging his players to turn draws into wins after some positive results on the road last month as the Bit O' Red welcome Finn Harps to The Showgrounds on Friday night. Points picked up in Drogheda, St Pat's and Bray Wanderers have been secured with come from behind results for Lyttle's men, while they suffered defeats to Dundalk and Cork after a home win over Limerick.  The...
Sligo Rovers host neighbours Finn Harps on Friday night in the SSE Airtricity Premier in The Showgrounds. A big crowd is expected as Rovers and Harps clash in a game that could have a big say in both clubs' seasons.  Rovers will be without Daniel Kearns (thigh) and Liam Martin (ankle). Kearns is expected to return in the middle of this month, but Martin will be out for up to five weeks with the knock sustained in Bray. ...
 Ejs Paddy Conlon Cup - Sunday 4th June, 2pm - McSharry ParkIt is now 20 years since Summerhill College won the All Ireland Senior cup in '97 and we have decided to mark the occasion with a game against the latest and next Summerhill team to win it which was the back to back winning team of '12/'13.Paddy Conlon was a valued member of that panel in '97 and as we know we sadly lost Paddy far too early in life back in 2013. We...
Michael Leahy scored a brace as Sligo Rovers twice came from behind to earn a deserved point at the Carlisle Grounds. Central defender Leahy had scored the equaliser at St Patrick’s Athletic a fortnight ago. And he used his head again, and on the double this time, to salvage a draw in a rollercoaster game on the north Wicklow coast after goals from Aaron Greene and Dylan Connolly had twice put Bray in front. The point lifts...
Sligo Rovers can confirm the signing of Seamus Sharkey on a contract until the end of the season. Sharkey, who can operate in defence or midfield, was a free agent and had been training with the club this month.  Manager Gerard Lyttle had spoken of his desire to add to the squad after being unable to fill the substitutes bench in recent games.   The 27-year-old began his career at Derry City in 2009 and has had two...
 Sligo Rovers take on Bray Wanderers in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division on Friday night at the Carlisle Grounds. The Bit o’ Red were 3-2 winners over the third place outfit earlier in the season but are looking to improve a moderate record at the Wicklow venue, including two 4-0 defeats last year. In team news, Daniel Kearns is out with a thigh injury. John Russell is doubtful as his wife is due to give birth to their...
 BT Sport will this week air a documentary about Sligo and Rovers legend Sean Fallon. Filming was done at The Showgrounds and the Sean Fallon Centre to contribute to this documentary with representatives of the club speaking of his importance in the history of Sligo Rovers. On 25 & 27 May, BT Sport will broadcast the documentary in which legendary figures such as Sir Alex Ferguson and Kenny Dalglish unite in paying tribute to...
 Sligo Rovers take on league leaders Cork City in The Showgrounds on Monday night in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division. The Bit O' Red secured a 1-1 draw against St Patrick's Athletic in an exciting game in Richmond Park last Friday and now welcome City to Sligo. Rovers were unfortunate to lose 2-1 to Cork earlier in the season with John Caulfield's side unbeaten so far this year. In team news, John Russell is...
Michael Leahy earned Sligo Rovers a fully deserved point with a late equaliser as they came from behind against St Patrick’s in a highly competitive SSE Airtricity League clash at Richmond Park. Trailing to Christy Fagan's first-half opener, Rovers hit back on 81 minutes. Liam Martin initially cracked a shot off the crossbar before Saints’ goalkeeper Conor O’Malley made an amazing save to deprive Rovers skipper...

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