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  • Jack Duignan
    Sligo Rovers drew 1-1 for the second time in a row to Drogheda United on Monday evening with a dramatic last-gasp header from Ian Bermingham ruling Jordan Gibson’s efforts in winning and converting a penalty early on in the second half somewhat worthless. Liam Buckley lined up with an XI
  • Jack Duignan
    Photo by James Fallon Sligo Rovers drew 1-1 to Drogheda United in Head in the Game Park on Friday night with Chris Lyons and Johnny Kenny scoring the goals. The match was an interesting affair, with a plethora of chances for either side. Wholesale changes (by our standards so far)
  • Niamh McGee
    Patching scores a penalty resulting in a 1-0 victory for the Candystripes. (Eoin Nonnan). We highly impressed on 20th April, with a 3-1 victory over Bohs playing away from home. Jordan Gibson volleyed the ball into the net following impressive play as Parkes and Kenny linked the ball up-field. Mark
  • Jack Duignan
    Sligo Rovers succumbed to a 1-0 defeat to Derry City in their first game under new boss Ruaidhri Higgins. A Will Patching penalty from a John Mahon tackle early on in the second half secured victory for the boys from the Brandywell. One change only today (who would’ve thought?), and
  • Alan Kearins
    The people have the power.All we have to do is awakenThe power in the people. John Lennon In Okinawan Japanese there is a word Ikigai, meaning “the reason for which you wake up in the morning” your “sense of purpose”. The advances of the European Super League awoken a powerful
  • Jack Duignan
    Gibson who finished with conviction… Photography by James Fallon Bohemians were no match for Sligo Rovers’ firepower up top on Tuesday night, with Jordan Gibson and two of Liam Buckley’s substitutes; Mark Byrne and David Cawley on target for the Bit O’Red. It wasn’t all smooth sailing for the Sligo
  • Niamh McGee
    Johnny Kenny 17- year old Johnny Kenny’s winning goal against Finn Harps exemplifies the product of Sligo Rovers underage academy system. Kenny is a brilliant example of a young player who rose through the ranks, signing his first professional contract for the club this January. He played for his schools
  • Jack Duignan
    Rovers 1-0 Harps Sligo Rovers ended up 1-0 victors over our local frenemies Finn Harps after a stagnant first half gave way to a refreshing, exciting second period, with Johnny Kenny getting off the mark for senior competitive goals in the 49th minute after his doggedness in pressing the opposing
  • Jack Duignan
    Rovers 1-1 Shams Sligo Rovers drew 1-1 to Shamrock Rovers in the Showgrounds on Saturday evening in a match where defensive blunders proved costly to both sides. Walter Figueira got off the mark for official Rovers goals when his speculative effort creeped under Alan Mannus and into the net in
  • Jack Duignan
    Longford 0-1 Rovers Sligo Rovers executed a vintage away day performance away to Longford Town on Friday evening, with a 1-0 win propelling the Bit O’Red to the top of the Premier Division table. Garry Buckley netted the only goal of the game with a header from a Robbie McCourt
  • Jack Duignan
    cutting in from the right wing and using his “weaker” left foot to arrow the ball off the post and into the net Waterford United, despite hitting the front after 5 minutes, were unable to see the game out against a Sligo Rovers side quickly becoming familiar to the eye
  • Jack Duignan
    equalizer through the head of Romeo Sligo Rovers and Dundalk delivered a delightful duel in the Showgrounds on Saturday’s Premier Division opener, with the returning Romeo Parkes back amongst the goals and a myriad of club debutants displaying their qualities in a 1-1 draw. Patrick McEleney opened the scoring for