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The 2018 Sligo Rovers Annual General Meeting will take place on Monday 12 February in the Clayton Hotel at 7:30pm.A presentation on the club’s account will be made by treasurer David Rowe, the secretary report from secretary Brendan Lacken as well as an address from manager Gerard Lyttle.Members of Sligo Rovers are invited to attend the meeting. Invitations will be sent via post.For more information, please e-mail administrator@sligorovers...
Sligo Rovers will play Athlone Town and Cabinteely as part of the final preparations for the new SSE Airtricity Premier Division season. The Bit o' Red will travel to take on Athlone Town on Tuesday 6 February at 7:45pm  Rovers then host Cabinteely on Saturday 10 February at 3pm in The Showgrounds. The first home friendly is on Thursday 1 February against Finn Harps in The Showgrouds.  Gerard Lyttle has been...
Lewis Morrison is the latest player to sign for Sligo Rovers with manager Gerard Lyttle stating the player has made a big impression in the last three weeks at The Showgrounds Morrison, who will turn 19 in March, leaves Scottish side St Mirren to join the Bit O' Red. He made his professional debut against Celtic for former club Kilmarnock in 2016 and was a huge prospect at Under-17 level for Scotland.The signing was made in Connnolly's...
Sligo Rovers manager Gerard Lyttle has spoken of the importance of the Bit o’ Red playing Ballisodare United in Youngs Quarry on Sunday for the local community.

Rovers have a busy week ahead with a friendly on Friday in Galway before taking on Ballisodare two days later.

The match is part of the deal which saw John Mahon move to The Showgrounds, Lyttle feels the visit to the junior side is more than worthwhile.

“When you see the likes...
The Showgrounds will host a friendly match on Wednesday afternoon between a team representing the Sligo Traveller Support Group and players from Syria and Iraq currently based at the Emergency Reception and Orientation Centre (EROC) in Ballaghaderreen.

The players from Syria and Iraq have been based in the Roscommon town as they and their families prepare for the transition to permanent homes in various parts of the country.

Many of...
Minister of State for Equality, Immigration and Integration David Stanton presented an award to Sligo Rovers earlier today in recognition of our work with refugees and asylum in the North-West region through football.The club began working with in particular the residents of Globe House over 12 months ago, with the ambition of integrating the residents into the Sligo community while also making them aware of the brand of Sligo Rovers and the...
The Up The Bit o' Red campaign has raised over €9,000 in just its second week. The group of Rovers fans, in conjunction with the committee, who started the project last Thursday, said they are hugely encouraged by the response which has seen Rovers fans at home and abroad get behind the project, as well as former players and staff. The donators are listed at the bottom of the page, with the group describing it as "a...
Sligo Rovers have applied to the FAI to be a founder member of the Women’s U17 National League which is scheduled to start later this year. Locally a lot of work has been ongoing behind the scenes within the club and the wider footballing community to ensure that the Bit O’ Red will be taking to the field for the first time with a female side at this level.Following on from the success of the U14 & U12 Sligo / Leitrim squads...
Sligo Rovers were 4-2 winners against Mayo League at Solar 21 Park in their third pre-season outing for 2018. An own goal, Adam Morgan and two from trialists were enough for the Bit o’ Red. Four trialists featured in total in a game which was played on the excellent Astro Turf pitch in the Castlebar venue due to the main pitch being unplayable. Caolan McAleer had an ambition effort early on from 30 yards which was saved by...
Sligo Rovers have partnered with USIT as an addition to their promotion for a Coach Soccer USA dream team in 2018, with a recruitment day in IT Sligo on 29 January. USIT have seen unprecedented interest in the perfect work and travel programme for football mad individuals aged 18-30, particularly in the North West of the country and they say they couldn’t be happier to have support from Sligo Rovers. Coach Soccer USA is...

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