Sligo Rovers

  • Bohemians and Sligo Rovers are among the teams who go into the hat for this afternoon's Scottish Challenge Cup third round draw.

    Bohs secured their place in the last 16 with a 1-nil win over Peterhead on Saturday.

    Rovers had a 4-1 victory over the Livingston Under 21s.

  • There's a full round of fixtures in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division tonight.

    Cork City can pile the pressure on the under fire Shamrock Rovers head coach Stephen Bradley later.

    The Hoops are winless in their last 6 outings in the league ahead of the visit of the champions.

    Dundalk can close the gap on the leaders by beating St Patrick's Athletic.

    Derry could end the night in third place if they can beat Limerick.

    Bohemians look to end a three game winless streak when they play Waterford.

    Sligo can move out of the bottom two by beating fellow strugglers Bray Wanderers.

  • Ballybofey is the venue for the North West derby between Finn Harps and Sligo Rovers tonight.

    Rovers have one point from the first three matches but have shown positives signs throughout.

    Sligo were 2-1 winners on their last Premier Division visit to Finn Park in 2017.

  • Sligo Rovers defeated Cork City by 4 – 2 in the LOI Premier Division last night.

    Rovers made just one change from the side that demolished Limerick by 6-2 with Kyle McFadden coming in for Dante Leverock.

    The Bit O Red now takes on league top spot holders Dundalk on Monday.

    Rovers will hope to make home advantage count as the prospective champions make the trip to the Showgrounds.

    Kick-off on Monday is at 7:45.

  • Sligo Rovers will host holders Dundalk  in the semi finals of the FAI Cup, following the draw this morning.

    Shamrock Rovers are to take on Crumlin United or Bohemians, who conclude their quarter final next Monday.

    The last four ties will be played on the weekend of September 29th.

    Dundalk remain in the hunt for a domestic treble.

     

     

     

     

  • Sligo Rovers midfielder Jack Keaney, Ipswich Town striker Aaron Drinan and Finn Harps defender Sam Todd have reported for the Republic of Ireland U21 training camp.

    Sligo Rovers' Jack Keaney has also linked up with the squad replacing Waterford midfielder JJ Lunney in the squad who picked up an injury in the pre-season match against Bray Wanderers, whilst Mahon has been replaced by Harps defender Todd.

    The squad are set to train at FAI National Training Centre, Abbotstown ahead of their match against Ireland Amateurs at Whitehall on Wednesday, February 6, with kick-off at 7.45pm.

    Meanwhile Sligo Rovers have signed former Stoke under-23 captain Lewis Banks. The versatile full-back leaves English Northern Premier League side Stafford Rangers.

  • Republic of Ireland Under 16 Head Coach Paul Osam is targeting a positive start to the Victory Shield as they face Northern Ireland in their opening game.

    The Ireland U16 squad are based in Tralee, throughout the week for the tournament with Ireland’s first match against their Northern counterparts this evening at 6pm at Mounthawk Park.

    Sligo Rovers midfielder Kailin Barlow is included in the squad.

  • The Sligo Rovers Women’s Under 17 team are on the look-out for a new head-coach, after it was confirmed that Darragh Healy will not be staying on for 2020.


    The Bit O’Red girls enjoyed a fantastic year under the Ballisodare man and his team of Jason Quinn, Martin McManus, Hugh Cunningham and Yvette Edwards.


    Reaching the semi-finals of both the cup and the league, the Rovers girls were impressive throughout their second season in the Só Hotels Under 17 Women’s National League.

    There was also a number of international call-ups.


    The committee are now seeking applications for the role of head-coach.

  • A Sligo Rovers player is named in the Ireland U19 squad to take on the Czech Republic tomorrow evening.

     Niall Morahan is named in the panel to take on the central European team in the final game of group B in the UEFA European U19 championships.

    The 19-year-old midfielder played three games for Rovers last season and is yet to feature for the Ireland team in their European campaign.

    The game kicks off at 6pm tomorrow evening and is live on RTE 2.

  • Sligo Rovers's players have given up a portion of their wages following their recent exit from the FAI Cup.

    The decision to return part of their wages to the club was made following a meeting between first team players, which took place after Saturday's surprise defeat to Longford Town in the first round, knocking them out of the competition at the first hurdle, for the second year running.

    Sligo's vice-captain Rhys McCabe says the squad feel they've let down their supporters and manager Gerard Lyttle.

     

     

     

  • Sligo Rovers gain Accrington Stanley midfielder Niall Watson on loan until the end of the season, while Liam Kerrigan heads for UCD.

     

    19-year-old Watson makes the temporary switch — subject to international clearance — to the Rovers from the English League One side after impressing in a friendly at the Showgrounds.

     

    Meanwhile Kerrigan heads to UCD Kerrigan after graduating from the Rovers U17 set-up to the first team.  

     

    He made 17 appearances for the Sligo Rovers senior team.

     

    The Bit-O-Red team will face Bohemians in the Showgrounds at 8 o’clock on Saturday.

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    Sligo recorded a 2-1 win at Bray Wanderers last night in the SSE Airtricity Premier League.

    Cork City returned to winning ways with a 1-0 over Shamrock Rovers at Turners Cross.

    Dundalk were held to a nil all draw with St Patrick's Athletic at Richmond Park.

    High flying Waterford beat Bohemians 1-nil at the R-S-C.

    Derry had a dream return to the Brandywell, with Ronan Hale scoring a hat-trick during a 5-nil thrashing of Limerick.

     

  • Sligo Rovers suffered a 2-0 defeat at home to St. Patrick’s Athletic last night in the SSE Airtricity League.

    First half goals from Ronan Hale and Chris Forrester secured all three points for the Dubliners.

  • Sligo Rovers, Bohemians and Derry City have all secured their places in the quarter finals of the E-A Sports Cup

    Former Liverpool striker Adam Morgan was on target in Sligo's 1-nil victory at Galway.

    Derry City recovered from going 1-nil down to edge out their neighbours Finn Harps 2-1.

    Bohemians held their nerve on penalties to defeat UCD, 5-3 on spot kicks at Dalymount Park.

    Five other ties were postponed in the competition yesterday due to waterlogged pitches.

  • Derry City have moved up to second in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division after they won 3-1 against St Patrick's Athletic last night.

    A late spot kick by Pat Hoban earned Dundalk a 1-0 win over Bohemians at Oriel Park.

    Gary O'Neill also struck a winning penalty as UCD defeated Cork City 2-1.

    It ended in a stalemate at the Showgrounds, as Sligo Rovers drew with Waterford.

  • Sligo Rovers have signed American midfielder Will Seymore.

    The 27-year old was most recently with Reno 1868 in the US second tier.

    Prior to that, he was with FC Cincinnati where former Sligo midfielder Richie Ryan was a team-mate.

     

     

  • Sligo Rovers have signed goalkeeper Mitchell Beeney on loan from Chelsea.

    Manager Ger Lyttle says they've signed the 22-year-old to offer competition to Micháel Schlingermann.

    Beeney is the son of former Leeds keeper Mark Beeney who came close to declaring for Ireland before USA 94.

  • Sligo Rovers have added more firepower to their squad on the eve of the new SSE Airtricity Premier Division season.

    They've signed striker Ronan Coughlan from Cork City.

    The Coughlan signing comes as Sligo abandon plans to sign Nigerian striker Brendan Ogbu, as they have been unable to obtain international clearance.

    Sligo begin their season away to double winners Dundalk tomorrow night.

     

     

  • Sligo Rovers suffered a 2-1 win defeat away to St. Patrick’s Athletic last night.

    Rovers took the lead through Romeo Parkes on 22 minutes were unable to push on.

    Second half goals from Glen McAuley and David Webster secured all three points for Harry Kenny’s side.

  • Sligo Rovers have announced that they have decided to temporarily layoff all management, players and administration staff due to the shutdown of the League of Ireland for the past two weeks and foreseeable future.

    In a statement, the club says after intensive talks in the last week involving the National League Executive Committee, the PFAI and the FAI, the club felt there was no option but to come to this conclusion in order to prioritise long-term employment both in football and administrative roles at Sligo Rovers.

    Sligo say their income streams, like nearly all other businesses in the country, have been decimated and they simply cannot afford to function at their full cost level while having little or no income.

    The National League Executive Committee is to hold talks over the best course of action around the League of Ireland.

    If football doesn't resume in June there's a possibility the season could be scrapped with a new winter campaign brought in instead.