Former kit man unveiled as new CEO of Sligo Rovers

While today marks the start of the mid-season break in the League of Ireland, for the players at least, the clubs are busy behind the scenes signing players and changing structures. Continue reading “Former kit man unveiled as new CEO of Sligo Rovers”

Monday bonus for fans of the GreatestLeagueInTheWorld

It’s a Bank Holiday bonus on Monday, with four games set to take place in the Premier Division. All four games are intriguing in their own way. Dundalk look to keep pressure on leaders Shamrock Rovers by beating UCD, ahead of the big Dublin Derby clash with Bohemians on Tuesday night, Cork City hoping to halt their recent slide with a home game against Sligo Rovers, Finn Harps trying to kick-start their season against St Pats, while Derry make the lengthy trip to Waterford as their push for Europe gathers pace. Continue reading “Monday bonus for fans of the GreatestLeagueInTheWorld”

Dante rock-solid after opening scare

By Gerard Mulreaney (@gerardmulreaney)

Sligo Rovers came away from Oriel Park last night with a well deserved point, after a 1-1 draw with Champions Dundalk. A resolute display from Liam Buckley’s men help stop Vinny Perth’s side from starting off the season with a win in front of a full house, which also included Republic of Ireland Assistant Manager Terry Cooke. Continue reading “Dante rock-solid after opening scare”

Sligo bring in experience ahead of the big kick-off

Sligo Rovers have boosted their forward line after the announcement that they’ve brought in 32 year-old striker Daryl Fordyce for the 2019 season. Fordyce, from Northern Ireland, began his career with Portsmouth, but made his name playing for Glentoran and Linfield in the Northern Irish Premiership. Continue reading “Sligo bring in experience ahead of the big kick-off”

Nigerian striker heading to Sligo

By Gerard Mulreaney (@gerardmulreaney)

Sligo Rovers, who have a reputation for thinking outside the box when it comes to their transfer business, hope to have pulled another rabbit out of the hat with their latest signing, Nigerian striker Brendan Ogbu. The signing is subject to a work permit and international clearance. Continue reading “Nigerian striker heading to Sligo”

Sligo Rovers legend bids farewell

Sligo Rovers legend Raffaele Cretaro has today penned a statement which was released by the Bit O’ Red where it was confirmed that he has played his final game the club following 531 appearances, a club record, and scoring 86 goals. Continue reading “Sligo Rovers legend bids farewell”

Students reach the Enda McGuill Cup Final – Reaction from both sides

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UCD have reached the final of the Under 19 Enda McGuill Cup after a 3-0 win over Sligo Rovers at the Showgrounds. The students began the game in quick fashion and took the lead on twelve minutes through a Ben Hanrahan header.  Continue reading “Students reach the Enda McGuill Cup Final – Reaction from both sides”