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Sligo Rovers will face Longford Town in the first round of this year's Daily Mail FAI Cup after the draw was made on Wednesday. The Bit O'Red will take on 'the Town' for the second year running. The tie is due to take place at the Showgrounds on the weekend of August 12th. The full draw is as follows:Blarney United v Derry CityBray Wanderers v Finn HarpsCockhill Celtic v LimerickDrogheda United v Shamrock RoversDublin...
The draw for the first round of the Irish Daily Mail FAI Senior Cup is set to take place on Wednesday.  The draw will take place at 1pm in the Aviva Stadium as all 20 SSE Airtricity League clubs enter the draw at this stage of the competition. They will be joined by 12 teams who came through the qualifying round. The 12 teams are as follows: CIE RanchInchicore AthleticMaynooth University TownDublin BusPike RoversSkerries...
Sligo Rovers are thrilled to confirm the signing of Canadian international Kris Twardek on a contract until the end of the 2019 season, subject to international clearance.  The Millwall player spent the second part of last season on loan at League 2 Carlisle United, playing 12 matches, while he also played two games in the Championship for the Lions, as well as featuring in the FA Cup and EFL Trophy.  He was previously...
The Sligo Rovers Annual Draw generated €64,000 of sales this year- a record for the club’s fundraiser - as Bit O’ Red fans purchased 6,400 x €10 tickets.With a top prize of €5,000, won by Raymond  Sweeney of Enniscrone, and all other prizes sponsored, it means €59,000 has been contributed to the running of the club.Chairman Martin Heraghty said: “I want to congratulate the draw organiser Mark Cummins,...
The club can confirm that Greg Moorhouse has moved on from the #bitored today by mutual agreement.

We thank Greg for his efforts in his time at The Showgrounds.

Gerard Lyttle said: "We wish Greg well at his next club, he always gave 100% here.

"Looking forward, Mikey Drennan comes into contention this week and more will follow. We want to freshen up the squad and we're making good progress and hopefully there'll be news on it soon."
Waterford moved seven points clear of fourth place Shamrock Rovers with a 3-2 win over Sligo Rovers at the Showgrounds. All the goals arrived in what was a hectic first half. The away side sailing into a two goal lead inside the first 20 minutes courtesy of strikes from Stanley Aborah and John Martin.  Sligo rallied and dragged themselves back on par with quick fire strikes from Adam Wixted and Seamus Sharkey.  But...
Sligo Rovers face Waterford in The Showgrounds on Saturday night in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division.

Rovers go into the game in good form that culminated in a 3-0 win over St Patrick's Athletic.

In team news, Rhys McCabe serves a one-game ban. Gary Boylan is out long-term with an ACL injury while Adam Morgan misses out with an abdominal problem.

Gerard Lyttle said: "It has been a positive break, although we didn't want a disruption...
Captain of ’77 League winning team will be guest at Waterford gameThe captain of the Rovers 1977 League winning team, Graham Fox, will be guest of honour at the Waterford game on Saturday 30th June. He will be joined by manager Billy Sinclair and other members of the ’77 squad.Graham was one of the most accomplished full backs in the league, his resolute defending and excellent passing ability making him a fans’ favourite...
Sligo Rovers can confirm that Ally Roy's loan from Hearts FC has concluded and he has returned to his parent club. Full team news will be posted tomorrow ahead of Saturday's match vs Waterford.
Sligo Rovers are delighted to announce that The Sligo Champion have been confirmed as the sponsor of the clubs summer camps for 2018.The sponsorship has proven to be a huge success in recent years, with Sligo Rovers delighted to have such a strong local brand supporting one of the most popular kids camps in the North-West region.There has been huge demand with bookings for the camps so far, with children registering from all counties in Ireland...

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