Sligo Rovers

  • Sligo Rovers have been advised that no tickets will be on sale on the gate for their EXTRA.ie FAI Cup match against Glebe North at 745 tomorrow.

    There are a number of ticket outlets where tickets will be available between now and kick off, on a first come, first served basis.

    The outlets are as follows:

    Supervalu, Balbriggan

    The harvest Bar, Balbriggan

    Pappagilanos (beside harbour), Balbriggan.

    It has been advised that all supporters purchase their tickets as early as possible on the night to avoid disappointment.

    Rovers have a limited number of tickets available for the clash, which can be obtained at the Showgrounds office by noon tomorrow (Friday). 

  • Republic of Ireland Women’s Under-17 Head Coach James Scott has announced a 20-player squad for the UEFA Women’s Under-17 Championship Qualifying Round in Lithuania.
     
    The Girls in Green will take on Albania on Tuesday, Lithuania on Friday, and Greece Monday, September 16th as part of the first round of qualifying as they look to take a step closer to next year’s tournament in Scotland.

    There are a number of girls from Connacht included in the squad.

    Three players from Galway Women’s FC are included.

    They are Kate Slevin, Therese Kinnevey, and Shauna Brennan.

    Muireann Devaney and Kate O’Dowd from Sligo Rovers are also both included in the squad.

  • 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.

  • Sligo Rovers and Bohemians shared the spoils as they played out a 1-1 draw in the Showgrounds lastnight.

    Galway United suffered a 4-0 defeat at the hands of Longford Town in the League of Ireland First Division, continuing their poor run of form at the bottom end of the second tier.

  • 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.

     

     

  • Sligo Rovers honorary treasurer David Rowe believes that the all-island league proposal from Kieran Lucid is a "very intelligent proposition".

    Rowe was in attendance with Sligo Rovers chairman Martin Heraghty at the National League strategic planning weekend hosted by the FAI in Abbotstown where the future of the domestic league was top of the agenda.

    Lucid has developed a proposal to bring the two leagues, north and south of the border, together into a 14-team Premiership, complemented by two regional Championship leagues, running as an independent entity, yet with the approval of the two football associations on the island.

    The proposition has been welcomed by clubs in the IFA in Northern Ireland.

  • Sligo Rovers make the journey to the Ryan McBride Brandywell as they take on Derry City in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division this evening.

    Sligo Boss Liam Buckley believes despite City’s track record his side can compete with any team in the league.

    Buckley says that he would like to go up to (Derry) and show a bit more of what his side can do and get the result.

    Elsewhere in Division One Galway United host Bray in Eammon Deacy Park.

    United will look to convert more of their goal chances after poor finishing in front of goals last week against Wexford.

    Both of those games kick-off at 7:45.

  • Sligo Rovers suffered a 3-0 hammering at the hands of Derry in the Ulster team’s home ground last night.

    After a delayed start due to a floodlight failure, Derry City were able to keep their hopes for European qualification alive.

    For Rovers it’s a disappointing defeat as they now look ahead to Bohemains next weekend.

    Derry City: P. Cherrie; J. McDonagh, D. Cole, A. Gilchrist, C. Coll; C. Harkin, G. Bruna, G. Sloggett (M. McCrudden 81), J. Ogedi-Uzokwe (D. McCauley 74); C. Davis (J. Malone 62); D. Parkhouse; Subs Not Used – N. Gartside, M. McChrystal, E. Stokes, J. Parke.

    Sligo Rovers: E. McGinty; J. Mahon, J. Dunleavy, K. Callan-McFadden, D. Kane; R. Murray (R. Donelon 73), D. Fordyce, S. Warde (K. Twardek 58), L. Banks; R. Coughlan, R. Parkes; Subs Not Used – L. Nicholas, B. Morley, L. Kerrigan, R. Smith, S. Lynch.

    Referee – Damien MacGraith.

  • Sligo Rovers have signed 20-year-old midfielder Sam Warde on loan from Colchester United until the end of June.

    The Limerick-native has been a regular with the League Two side's under-23 team this season.

    Warde says he's 'itching for an opportunity' for first-team football with the Bit o'Red and feels he needs to be 'playing regularly' for his development.

  • SSE Airtricity League Premier Division champions Dundalk will be aiming to get their season back on track tonight,

    After back to back defeats, they host second place Bohemians, with a 7.45 kickoff at Oriel Park.

    At the same time, third place Derry travel to St Pats, Sligo Rovers host Waterford, with both sitting just above the relegation zone.

    Cork City take on UCD, looking to end a three game winless run in the league.

  • SSE Airtricity League Premier Division leaders Dundalk are away to Waterford this evening.

    Second placed Shamrock Rovers host St Patrick's Athletic at Tallaght Stadium.

    Elsewhere it's Cork City versus Finn Harps.

    Derry City to take on Bohemians, and it's UCD up against Sligo Rovers.

  • 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.

     

  • SSE Airtricity League Premier Division

    Waterford 3-3 Sligo Rovers

  • 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.

     

  • Sligo Rovers have added to their striking options a week out from the start of the new SSE Airtricity Premier Division season.

    Former Linfield striker Daryl Fordyce has joined the Bit-O-Red for the 2019 campaign.

    Fordyce has spent the last six years at FC Edmonton in the USL.

    Sligo open their campaign away to double-winners Dundalk next Friday

  • Sligo Rovers rescheduled league clash with Dundalk has bee fixed for Monday September 2nd at the Showgrounds at 7.45pm.

    The game was originally fixed for August 3rd.

  • 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.

  • Sligo Rovers will host Finn Harps in the League of Ireland Premier Division on Friday evening.

     

    Harps make the trip to the Showgrounds in desperate need of points as they currently rest second from the bottom above UCD.

     

    Kick-off is at 8pm.

     

    Meanwhile, Waterford and Dundalk will look to join Sligo and Shamrock Rovers in the FAI Cup last four tonight.

     

    The final semi-finalist will be decided next Monday when Crumlin United take on Bohemians.

  • Danny Mandroiu's second half wonder-strike preserved Bohemians 2-year unbeaten record against Dublin rivals Shamrock Rovers last night.

    Bohs were 2-1 winners at Dalymount Park to further dent the Hoops SSE Airtricity Premier Division title hopes.

    St. Pat's picked up a first win in four games with a 1-nil victory over bottom side Finn Harps.

    Sligo and Cork played out a 1-1 draw at the Showgrounds.

  • There are two games in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division tonight.

    Neale Fenn goes in search of his first win as Cork City manager as they welcome Munster rivals Waterford to Turners Cross.

    Sligo Rovers meanwhile entertain leaders Dundalk at the Showgrounds.

    Vinny Perth's side can extend their lead at the top of the table to 7 points with a win.