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We were delighted to have local club Real Tubber as our guests at the Showgrounds on Saturday last for our game against Derry City. The young players from Real Tubber entertained the fans with games on the pitch during the half-time break. They also provided the ballkids on the night. We look forward to welcoming more clubs from the Sligo/Leitrim league each week during the season. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"11162","...
 Sligo Rovers and Derry City settled for a point a piece at the Showgrounds as the teams played out a 1-1 draw under the watchful eye of new Bit O'Red boss Gerard Lyttle.  Kieran Sadlier had given Rovers the lead on the half hour but an own goal from Kyle Callan-McFadden levelled a tight affair.Derry were looking to put a run of four straight defeats behind them and almost grabbed an early lead. Nicky Low applied a dangerous bend...
 New Sligo Rovers manager Gerard Lyttle was introduced to the media and fans at a press conference in the Clayton Hotel. Lyttle was appointed on Friday following a successful two years with Cliftonville to replace Dave Robertson. He was first introduced by Rovers chairman Martin Heraghty then spoke about his short and long term plans for the club. “Sligo Rovers is a club that fits well to my ambition. I am looking...
 Sligo Rovers under-19s continued the remarkable start to the new season with a 4-2 win against Finn Harps at Finn Park. That’s now four wins in a row together with an opening day draw that makes Rovers the top team in the Northern Division. Brian Morley gave a perfect start with just one minute on the clock, he cut inside after getting possession from Mark Hannon and sent a beautiful shot to the top corner. Harps...
 Sligo Rovers are pleased to announce the appointment of Gerard Lyttle as new manager. Lyttle comes to The Showgrounds following two years in charge of Danske Bank Premiership club Cliftonville. He has today signed a contract to the end of the 2018 season. He led the Belfast club to a fourth-place finish and Europa League qualification in his first season as manager in 2015-16 and he departs with them currently fourth as the 2016-...
Sligo Rovers face Derry City on Saturday night in The Showgrounds in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division. Caretaker manager Declan McIntyre will take charge of the team for the fixture as the Bit O' Red look to secure a third home win of the year. John Russell is suspended following his red card against Shamrock Rovers last week. Rovers are set to have a full strength squad apart from Russell.  McIntyre said: "I...
 Three Sligo Rovers youth players have received international recognition this week. Seamas Keogh, Ed McGinty and Jack Keaney have all been included in Ireland underage international squads. Keogh played twice for the Ireland under-15 squad at an invitational tournament in Czech Republic. They beat Norway in their first game in Pregue on Tuesday on 4-1 with Keogh playing a key role. Ireland concluded the tournament with a 4-2...
 Liam Martin has seen both sides of the coin when it comes to Sligo Rovers.  He was involved during the glory years of Paul Cook and Ian Baraclough and now after a spell with Ballinamallard he is in his second season back in the Showgrounds and Liam Martin wants to help the club get back to challenging for major honours: “When I was asked to sign back by Dave Robertson last year I was happy for the chance to come back to...
 29th April 2016Derry 0-2 RoversPremier DivisionThe BrandywellSligo Rovers ended Derry City's winning streak at the Brandywell as the Bit O'Red defeated the Candystripes 2-0. Raffaele Cretaro and Jimmy Keohane struck in either half as Rovers reversed the result between the two teams in the EA Sports Cup just two weeks previous. Cretaro posed continuous questions to the Derry back four and opened the lead on 27 minutes. Craig...
Sligo Rovers will take on Connacht rivals Galway United in the EA Sports Cup quarter final. The draw was made on Wednesday evening. The game will take place at the Showgrounds at a time and date yet to be decided. 

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