Sligo Rovers

  • Under 19 manger Brian Dorrian will take charge of Sligo Rovers for the rest of the season.

    It follows the news that Ger Lyttle's contract will not be renewed.

    Dorrian will lead the team for the final nine days of this year's S-S-E Airtricity League Premier Division, which includes games against Dundalk, Bohemians and Shamrock Rovers.

     

  • Darragh Reilly of Sligo Rovers has been included in the Republic of Ireland U15 Squad for two upcoming international friendlies away to Poland next month.

    The squad meet this weekend for a three-day training camp in Co. Meath.

  • The Football Association of Ireland can confirm that all games scheduled to take place in the SSE Airtricity League this weekend have been postponed.

    Following a detailed monitoring process, where the FAI worked closely with all clubs, it was decided to postpone all games in the Premier and First Divisions due to current severe weather conditions and future forecasts from Met Eireann.

    Below is a list of rescheduled fixtures with kick-off times to be confirmed:

    SSE Airtricity League Premier Division
    Bray Wanderers v Waterford - Rescheduled for Monday, March 19
    Cork City v Bohemians - Rescheduled for Monday, March 19
    Derry City v Dundalk - Rescheduled for Monday, March 19
    Limerick v Shamrock Rovers - Rescheduled for Monday, March 19
    St Patrick's Athletic v Sligo Rovers - Rescheduled for Monday, March 19
    Limerick v Cork City - Changed from Saturday, March 17 to Friday, March 16
    Limerick v Waterford - Changed from Saturday, March 31 to Friday, March 30

    SSE Airtricity League First Division
    Athlone Town v Cabinteely - Rescheduled for Monday, March 19
    Wexford v UCD - Rescheduled for Monday, March 19
    Cobh Ramblers v Galway United - Fixture to be rescheduled at a later date
    Finn Harps v Longford Town - Fixture to be rescheduled at a later date
    Shelbourne v Drogheda United - Fixture to be rescheduled at a later date

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    Ger Lyttle has departed as Sligo Rovers manager.

    The club have opted not to renew his contract, and will install an interim boss for their final three games of the season.

    Sligo are 8th with three games remaining of the SSE Airtricity Premier Division, but have avoided the relegation playoff.

     

     

  • John Russell, manager of the Westport United Super League team, has been appointed the Assistant Manager of Sligo Rovers for the forthcoming season.

    John will be taking up his new post in January as number two to Liam Buckley.

    Chairman of Westport United Myles Staunton has thanked Mr Russell for his commitment to the club, and wished him well in his new role with Sligo Rovers.

     

  • Cork City continued their winning start to the new SSE Airtricity Premier Division season last night.

    A Graham Cummins hat-trick eased John Caulfield's side to a 4-1 win away to Sligo Rovers.

    The hosts ended that game with ten men following the dismissal of Rhys McCabe.

    Shamrock Rovers picked up a first win of the season and in emphatic style with a 6-0 win over Bray Wanderers in Tallaght.

    Brandon Miele bagged a brace for the Hoops in that one.

    While Waterford are up to second in the embryonic table courtesy of a 2-nil win at home to St. Pat's.

    Tonight, Derry City will look to end a run of back-to-back defeats when they travel to Dalymount to face unbeaten Bohemians.

    While Dundalk are another side awaiting their first win of the campaign, and Stephen Kenny's side welcome Limerick to Oriel Park this evening.

  • Liam Buckley has been confirmed as the new manager of Sligo Rovers.

    The former St. Pat's boss takes over from Ger Lyttle, who departed the Showgrounds in recent weeks.

    Sligo go into tonight's final SSE Airtricity Premier Division round of matches in 8th position following a disappointing season.

    Sligo entertain Shamrock Rovers on the final night of top flight action tonight.

  • Sligo Rovers U17 girls overcame Peamount United 3-2 at the weekend.

    This was the first time in Sligo Rovers 90 year history that the club fielded a women’s team in a National League.

    There were a number of Mayo players involved including Emer O’Neil, Kelsey Munroe, Ava Keane, and Abbiegayle Ronayne.

  • Striker Ronan Murray has left Dundalk to join Sligo Rovers.

    Murray has signed a two-year deal at the Showgrounds.

    Meanwhile, Regan Donelon and Kyle Callan-McFadden are the latest players to commit to Sligo for the coming season.

     

     

  • In the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division last night, Sligo Rovers and Bohemians drew 1-1 at the Showgrounds.

    Elsewhere, Bray Wanderers have recorded their first win since July.

    A John Sullivan goal five minutes into added time handed the Seagull's a 2-1 victory over Derry City at the Carlisle Grounds.

     

  • Sligo Rovers await the winners of tonight's E-A Sports Cup last 16 encounter between Cork City and Waterford at the R-S-C.

    It will be the third time the Munster rivals have met this season.

    The Leesiders had a 2-nil home victory when the sides met in the Premier Division in February.

    Four players were dismissed and both managers were sent from the dugouts when Waterford won 2-1 at the R-S-C earlier this month.

    Kick off on Suirside is at 7.45.

     

  • Dundalk are the new leaders of the SSE Airticity Premier Division this morning.

    A Pat Hoban brace helped Stephen Kenny's side to a 5-nil victory at home to St. Pat's.

    Cork City drop to second on goal difference after a surprising 3-nil loss away to Shamrock Rovers.

    Waterford stay third following a 1-nil win at Bohemians.

    Derry City are now 10 league games unbeaten after an Aaron McEneff double helped them to a 3-nil win at Limerick.

    Sligo Rovers climbed out of the bottom two with a 2-1 win at home to Bray.

  • Bohemians are in action tonight in the SSE Airtricity League.

    They welcome Sligo Rovers to Dalymount Park for a 7.45 kick off. 

  • Derry City are the first team into the semi-finals of the EA Sports Cup.

    Ronan Curtis scored a hat-trick in their 7-3 win over Shelbourne last night.

    There are three more quarter-final ties down for decision later.

    Holders Dundalk host Bohemians, Sligo Rovers are up against Premier Division high-flyers Waterford and there's an all First Division clash between Cobh Ramblers and Longford Town.

    UCD are six-points clear at the summit of the SSE Airtricity League First Division.

    The students enjoyed an 8-nil win at Wexford.

    Galway were held to a scoreless draw at Finn Harps.

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    Sligo Rovers goalkeeping coach Rodney Dalzell has resigned 24-hours after being involved in an altercation with fans.

    The club describe his resignation as the admirable course of action.

    Dalzell was seen to confront travelling Sligo fans following yesterday's 2-1 loss to bottom side Bray Wanderers.

     

     

  • Sligo Rovers welcome Bohemians to the Showgrounds in the S-S-E Airtricity League Premier Division this evening.

    Derry City are the visitors to the Carlisle Grounds to play Bray Wanderers.

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    Both Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers will aiming for their first win of the new SSE Airtricity League Premier Division season when they meet in Tallaght tonight.

    Champions Cork City can make it two wins out of two, by beating Munster rivals Waterford at Turner's Cross.

    There is a north-west derby at the Showgrounds, where Sligo Rovers entertain Derry City.

    Bray Wanderers welcome St Patrick's Athletic to the Carlisle Grounds.

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    7.45 is the start time for the S-S-E Airtricity League Premier Division game between Dundalk and Sligo Rovers at the Showgrounds.

    A win will move the Lilywhites 3 points clear at the top of the table.

    Cork City drew level on points with following a 1 all draw with St Patrick's Athletic at Turners Cross yesterday, but the Leesiders have played two extra games.

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    There are 3 top flight sides playing in the opening round of the Irish Daily Mail Fai Senior Cup today.

    Waterford travel to Skerries, Derry City go to Blarney, while Sligo Rovers play host to First Division side Longford Town.

  • Defending champion Cork City have joined Dundalk at the summit of the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division.

    The Leesiders won 2-nil at Bohemians last night while Derry fought back twice to earn a 2-all draw at leaders into the night Dundalk.

    Waterford are up to third after a 3-nil victory over Bray while Limerick scored a late equaliser to get a 1-all draw at Shamrock Rovers.

    This evening, Sligo Rovers host St Pat's.