Sligo Rovers

  • 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.


    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, 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 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.

  •  Waterford will play Sligo Rovers in the quarter finals of the EA Sports Cup.

    They knocked Cork City out of the tournament, winning 5-3 on penalties at the R-S-C last night.

  • The semi-final line-up is complete in the EA Sports Cup.

    Cobh Ramblers, Sligo and holders Dundalk joined Derry in the last four last night.

    David Cawley's header gave Sligo a 1-nil win over Premier Division high flyers Sligo at the Showgrounds.

    Darren Murphy and Andrew Wall netted in either half for Cobh in their 2-nil home win at Longford.

    While Dylan Connolly scored twice in Dundalk's 3-nil victory over Bohemians.

  • Sligo Rovers will face a bolstered Bohs side at 8 o’clock on Saturday in the Showgrounds.

    Bohemians have added some much-needed firepower as they continue their push for Europe.

    Keith Long's side are without top scorer Dinny Corcoran due to a long-term injury.

    West Brom academy graduate Andre Wright has signed for the Gypsies having impressed in their recent friendly draw with Chelsea.

    Bohs sit third in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division following yesterday's 3-nil win at home to St. Pat's.

  • Sligo Rovers are to honour one of their greatest servants as they host a testimonial for the legendary Raffaele Cretaro on Saturday 28th July with a 6pm kick-off in the Showgrounds. The opposition will be a Raffaele Cretaro XI made up of some of the best players that have played alongside the Tubbercurry native over the years. Confirmed so far are Ciaran Kelly, Richard Brush, Jason McGuinness, Romauld Boco, Danny Ventre, Joseph Ndo and Anthony Elding with more names to be announced in the next few weeks.

    The Tubber Tornado is second on the club’s all-time appearance list and is closing in on Tony Fagan’s of league appearances. He is also the second highest goal scorer in the club’s history and one of its most decorated players having won the First Division (2005), the FAI Cup twice (2011 & 2013), the Premier Division (2012) and the Setanta Sports Cup (2014). Tickets are priced at €10 for adults and €5 for students/oap/children. Further details on the game and when and where tickets will be on sale will be announced in due course.

  • Just goal difference separates Cork City and Waterford at the top of the S-S-E Airtricity League table heading into tonight's Premier Division action.

    Shamrock Rovers entertain St. Patrick's Athletic.

    Bohemians welcome Sligo Rovers to Dalymount Park.

    Bray Wanderers travel to the Brandywell to face Derry City.

  • It's a busy night in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division this evening, with all ten sides in action.

    Dublin rivals Shamrock Rovers and Bohemians will meet at Tallaght Stadium at 8pm.

    Cork City welcome Sligo Rovers to Turner's Cross in Neale Fenn's first game in charge of the home side.

    Dundalk and UCD meet for the second time this week - this time in Belfield.

    Elsewhere Waterford host Derry, and Finn Harps play St. Pat's.

  • Dundalk have an eight-point lead at the summit of the S-S-E Airtricity League Premier Division ahead of their match at Derry this evening.

    Shamrock Rovers host Sligo, Cork City take on Bohemians at Turner's Cross while Waterford are at home to St Pat's.

    There's a meeting of the bottom two at Belfield with U-C-D taking on Finn Harps.

  • Dundalk have the chance to open a three-point gap at the summit of the S-S-E Airtricity League Premier Division this evening.

    The Lilywhites host Sligo at Orial Park at a quarter-to-eight.

    At the same time, Bohemians take on Finn Harps while St Pat's host Cork City.

  • The top two are both in action in the S-S-E Airtricity League Premier Division this evening.

    Leaders Dundalk travel to Limerick, while second place Cork City entertain Sligo Rovers.

    All the games kick off at 7.45.

  • Cork City can replace Dundalk at the top of the S-S-E Airtricity League Premier Division table tonight.

    The Leesiders travel to Bray Wanderers, who are under new ownership.

    Third-placed Waterford are away to Limerick.

    Derry City welcome St Patrick's Athletic to the Brandywell.

     Shamrock Rovers and Sligo Rovers meet in Tallaght.

  • Richmond Park is the venue for tonight's SSE Airtricity League Premier Division tie between St Patrick's Athletic and Sligo Rovers.

    A win will move Pats level on points with fourth placed Derry City.

    Kick-off is at 7.45.