Sligo Rovers

  •  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.

  • Dundalk will be presented with the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division trophy tonight.

    The Lilywhites take on St Patrick's Athletic at Oriel Park.

    Elsewhere, it's Derry City to meet Finn Harps, while Shamrock Rovers play Cork City,

    Waterford are up against UCD, and Bohemians host Sligo Rovers.

     

  • 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.

  • The 2020 League of Ireland Premier Division season begins tonight.

    The champions, Dundalk, face Derry City at Oriel Park

    7.45 is the start time for that game and the matches involving Cork City and Shelbourne at Turner's Cross and St Patrick's Athletic and Waterford at Richmond Park.

    It's an 8pm kick off for the encounter between Finn Harps and Sligo Rovers in Ballybofey.

  • 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.

  • In the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division,

    Turners Cross hosts the meeting of the top 2 sides in the top flight this evening.

    Cork City and Dundalk go into tonights game deadlocked at the summit of the table on 28 points.

    Last month, the Lilywhites claimed 3 points against the leesiders in their first league clash of the season.

    Kick off is at 715.

    Meanwhile, Third-placed Waterford play host to Sligo Rovers.

    There's a Dublin derby between St. Patrick's Athletic and Bohemians at Richmond Park.

    Derry welcome Shamrock ROvers to the Brandywell.

     Bottom side Bray Wanderers take on Limerick.

    Each of those games gets underway at 745.

  • Sligo rovers travel to Waterford in the SSE Airtricity premier division tomorrow night in a rescheduled fixture.

     

    Kickoff is at 7:45 this evening.

     

    The game has been brought forward because of Waterford’s involvement in the Tunnocks Caramel Wafer Cup on Friday.

     

    In team news, Daryl Fordyce, Kyle Callan-McFadden and Ronan Murray serve suspensions.

     

    Murray is serving the second of a three-match ban. Dante Leverock is on international duty with Bermuda as they prepare to face Mexico.

     

    Romeo Parkes is out for the rest of the season through a medial ligament injury and Ronan Coughlan is doubtful as he undergoes a late fitness test.

     

    Fordyce, used as a midfielder throughout the season, served as a striker last Saturday against Shamrock Rovers so it means another re-jig for Liam Buckley’s side if Coughlan does not make it but he could yet feature.

  • In the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division this evening, Waterford meet Sligo Rovers.

    7pm is the kick off time at the RSC.

  • Sligo Rovers Women's Under 17 team are gearing up for their opening game of the Só Hotels Women's Under 17 National League when they take on Galway Women on Saturday, April 6th at IT Sligo.
    There are just three new players in this year's squad, a number of players from the 2018 squad are now over age or have signed elsewhere.
    New squad members are Muireann Devaney, Sorcha Reddy and Sophie McDonagh.

    Squad as follows:
    Erin Taheny (Collooney)
    Leah Duffy (Enniscrone)
    Leah Fox (Manorhamilton)
    Sarah Kiernan (Grange)
    Cathy Harrison (Cliffoney)
    Kate Nugent (Ballygawley)
    Keela Scanlon (Ballincar)
    Muireann Devaney (Manorhamilton)
    Aoife McLoughlin (Carney)
    Helen Monaghan (Sligo town)
    Farrah McDonagh (Ballymote)
    Sophie McDonagh (Sligo town)
    Aife Haran (Ballymote)
    Ciara Henry (Tubbercurry)
    Emer O'Neill (Swinford)
    Alva Munnelly (Killala)
    Ava Keane (Claremorris)
    Sorcha Reddy (Ballisodare)
    Kate O'Dowd (Ballaghaderreen)

  • Sligo Rovers are the latest League of Ireland club to come under financial pressure.

    They have been left without a home fixture for 11 weeks following the postponement of Sunday's S-S-E Airtricity League Premier Division clash with table toppers Dundalk.

    The tie is being rearranged due to the Lilywhites' progress to the second qualifying round of the Europa League.

    The Showgrounds won't host another League match until September and Sligo describe the lack of gate receipts as a clear financial strain.

  • Sligo Rovers will participate in the 2018/19 IRN-BRU Scottish Challenge Cup, along with Bohemians, as representatives of the SSE Airtricity League.

    Both Bray Wanderers and Limerick were excluded from being involved in this year's competition, which will also feature teams from Northern Ireland's Danske Bank Premiership, the JD Welsh Premier League, and England's Vanarama National League. 

    St Patrick's Athletic opted not to take up a place in the competition, so the offer was extended to Sligo Rovers who will join Bohemians in the draw for the next staging of the tournament.

  • Sligo Rovers Women's Under 17 team have announced a new management partnership ahead of the 2020 season.

     

    Martin McManus has been appointed Head-Coach of our Women's Under 17 team.

     

    McManus was assistant to Darragh Healy in 2019, overseeing a fantastic season for the Bit O'Red Women's team.

     

    He will be joined on the sideline by Neal McKenna, who will take up the position of Assistant Head-Coach.

     

    He has a wealth of experience working with youth teams, coaching a number of different age groups with Kilglass/Enniscrone United.

     

    McManus is also a coach with Sligo Leitrim Youth and Schoolboys/Schoolgirls League.

     

    Currently the Assistant Head Coach of the IT Sligo's Women's team, McManus also takes part in coaching during Sligo Rovers summer camps, and has been involved with numerous football programmes such as Football For All and the Primary School 5s Programme.

     

    Trials for the upcoming season will take place on Saturday January 11th & 18th from 2-4pm at Sligo Rovers astro pitch.

     

    The open trials are for all girls born 2003, 2004 and 2005.