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The Up The Bit O Red project is on the verge of reaching €20,000 after just over two weeks.The 13-member group organising the campaign in conjunction with the Rovers Management Committee have described the response as "staggering".A group member said "we are determined to give the club the best possible infusion of energy and support as we prepare for the new season".The Up The Bit O' Red campaign will continue until...
Sligo Rovers are delighted to announce its new partnership with Future Ticketing Ireland which will see the introduction of online ticket sales for all home games for the 2018 season.The decision to sell match tickets online was taken with the supporter at the heart of the process. There will now be a dedicated turnstile at all home games for online tickets only in order to reduce the queuing time for an online customer on a match night.Once a...
The list of contributions to the Up The Bit O’ Red Campaign includes a donation with the very intriguing line ‘ The Rednecks – Part I’.   Behind the gesture is a tale about love of place, escapades and adventures and loyalty to The Rovers that has been a running story for more than 50 years. As was the pattern for many in the 1960’s, a cohort of County Sligo men headed off, up the Pearse Road, in...
There is great excitement throughout the women’s football community across Sligo and Leitrim as the FAI have confirmed that Sligo Rovers will be founding members of the inaugural Under 17 Women’s National League for the first two seasons in 2018 and 2019. After weeks of suspense, the league governing body confirmed Rovers' participation in the competition by e-mail last week. The first edition of the league will kick...
The Up the Bit o' Red total has rocketed to €17,500 in the last week as a growing level of support backs the fundraising initative aimed at putting Sligo Rovers on a strong footing for 2018. One donation last week came from the Sligo Rovers Heritage Group of €2,500 as chairman Aidan Mannion, members Joe Molloy, Michael Moran and Noel Scott presented the cheque to Sligo Rovers administrator Sandra Healy in The Showgrounds....
Sligo Rovers recorded two wins over the weekend, beating Galway United on Friday on The Showgrounds Astro Turf and Ballisodare United at Young's Quarry.Seamus Sharkey and Adam Wixted scored the goals in the first game in a 2-0 victory, while Greg Moorhouse, Raffaele Cretaro, Rhys McCabe and Darren Collins of our Under-19s netted in the 4-1 success over the Sligo-Leitrim outfit.Darragh Healy scored the goal of the day with a stunning free-...
The 2018 Associate Sponsorship initiative is underway, with the price of €300 remaining capped from last year, despite two extra home games for the 2018 season. We were delighted with last year’s response and we hope to continue having the many local companies who enjoyed being an associate sponsor last year to continue and invite new businesses to consider coming on board.  The Associate Sponsorship initiative is a...
 Sligo Rovers are thrilled to confirm the signing of Brazilian midfielder Eduardo Pincelli for the 2018 SSE Airtricity Premier Division season. Pincelli started his career with Fluminense in his home nation where he was a team-mate of Brazilian great Romario and also played in Colombia, Sweden, Malaysia, Italy and the last nine seasons in Cyprus. The 34-year-old was recommended to Rovers manager Gerard Lyttle by former player...
The match with Galway will be played in The Sean Fallon Centre in The Showgrounds due to unavailability of pitches in Galway. Kick-off 7:45pm. Admission €5 with children free. 
Sligo Rovers will host an open day for all supporters young and old on Sunday 4 February, including a training session by the first-team in The Showgrounds.  The Bit o’ Red’s training session will be open to the public at 12pm (with no admission charge). Face painters will be present for young fans to enjoy while they watch the Rovers players train and they can then join them on the pitch afterwards at 1pm. ...

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