# Sligo Rovers

This year
'I'm not from here but there is a very welcoming culture in this country'
Premier Division top scorer Max Mata explains his surge in form under manager John Russell at Sligo Rovers.
# Winning
Shelbourne go fifth after come-from-behind victory against Sligo
A terrific Matty Smith strike and an own goal saw Damien Duff’s men over the line.
# Bit O'Red
St Pat's second best against 10-man Sligo
The home side played most of the game with 10 after John Mahon was dismissed.
# Departures Lounge
Sligo Rovers lose 2022 Premier Division top scorer Keena to League One
Cheltenham Town agree three-year deal after identifying striker as their top priority in the January window.
# Transfer
Sligo Rovers signal intent with signing of Estonia international
Bodan Vastsuk has joined the Bit O’Red on a two-year deal.
Last year
# New Signing
Sligo Rovers hit the ground running with new signing Johan Brannefalk
Bit O’Red boss John Russell hailed the 24-year-old right back’s arrival at the Showgrounds.
# Upset
Ex-Sligo player on target as St Mirren end Celtic's 364-day unbeaten league run
Goals either side of half-time from Mark O’Hara and Jonah Ayunga condemned the visitors to a first loss in 39 matches.
# Disciplinary Hearing
Sligo Rovers charged with fielding ineligible player against Dundalk
The club have stated that they plan to contest the charge.
# Pastures new
Ireland underage international leaves Celtic on loan
Johnny Kenny has signed for Scottish Championship side Queen’s Park.
# Disappointment
Sligo's European adventure all but over after heavy defeat
Viking proved too good for the Irish side on the night
CSKA v St Pat's, Viking FK v Sligo, Europa Conference League
Revisit how Pat’s and Sligo got on in Europe this evening.
# Frustration
Former USA superstar's Irish debut ends in disappointment as Shelbourne stunned by Sligo
Sligo secured a surprise 3-2 win over Noel King’s side.
# Well well well
Motherwell sack their manager following European exit against Sligo Rovers
Former Scotland international Graham Alexander had been in charge at Fir Park since January 2021.
# Happy Days
'These European nights are so special' - Sligo revel in historic victory
John Russell expressed delight after his side dumped Scottish Premiership team Motherwell out of the Europa Conference League.
# Unimpressed
Motherwell boss critical of team after loss to Sligo
Graham Alexander admits his men were not ‘good enough’.
# History makers
Sligo earn famous win over Motherwell to progress in Europe
They beat the Scottish side 3-0 on aggregate.
# Advantage
Brilliant Keena strike sees Sligo record shock European win against Motherwell
The Bit O’Red were 1-0 winners at Fir Park.
# Qualifier
Sligo come from behind in Wales to record 2-1 win against Bala Town
The Bit O’Red hold the advantage ahead of next Thursday’s second leg at The Showgrounds.
# In form
Shelbourne left frustrated by 3 disallowed goals as Sligo stay unbeaten under new boss
It was the ideal preparation for the Bit O’Red’s upcoming European game against Bala Town.
# uneventful
Drogheda and Sligo play out forgettable scoreless draw
Neither team were truly deserving of all three points at the end of a mostly dour game.
# Looking Back
'I heard 5 explosions' - When an English footballing legend came to Sligo
Remembering Dixie Dean’s stint at the Showgrounds.
# Boost
Local lad Keogh grabs dramatic late winner as managerless Sligo secure first win in 6
It was a disappointing night for second-place Derry City.
# Potential
'I’ve faith in Max and I think he will learn'
Keith Long has backed the Bohemians youngster after he came back from a difficult moment in their recent Dublin Derby to produce a solid display against Sligo.
# Change Of Plan
'Moving him centrally caused them problems and we capitalised on it'
Keith Long says the tactical switch that saw Promise Omochere and Junior Ogedi-Uzokwe swap positions paid dividends.
# Report
Junior and Devoy goals see Bohs past Sligo
Adam McDonnell’s fine late strike set up a tense finale.
# highs and lows
A ruthless exit in Britain, rejuvenation at Sligo and Ireland ambitions
Aidan Keena on his encouraging start to life at the Showgrounds and his mixed fortunes across the water.
# Tight Affair
Burt goal the difference as Bohemians win at Sligo Rovers
The Dublin side picked up just their second win of the season with a 1-0 victory at The Showgrounds.
# Pastures new
Sligo star set for crunch World Cup qualifiers in Qatar
Nando Pijnaker has made an encouraging start to life with Liam Buckley’s men.
# Report
Late drama as Shamrock Rovers come back from 2 goals down while Sligo remain unbeaten
Stephen Bradley’s side have had a mixed start to the season.
# Impact
Ex-Ireland U21 international scores on debut as Sligo earn impressive win over Pat's
Goals from Colm Horgan and Aidan Keena saw Liam Buckley’s men record a deserved 2-1 victory
# a pair of kiwis
Sligo Rovers and Shelbourne sign New Zealanders ahead of opening league matches
21-year-old striker Max Mata joins the Bit O’Red, while Damien Duff has added 29-year-old defender Adam Thomas to his squad.
# Target man
Sligo boost attacking options with signing of Canadian striker Jordan Hamilton
The 25-year-old is a two-time MLS Cup winner.
# Cheeky Nando
Sligo Rovers sign Olympian and New Zealand international Nando Pijnaker
The 22-year-old defender has joined the Showgrounds outfit on a season-long loan from Rio Ave.
# Done Deal
Sligo Rovers confirm sale of 'magnificent' Mahon to Scottish Cup holders
The 22-year-old defender is now a St Johnstone player – while Finn Harps have signed defender Erol Erdal Alkan
# fan favourite
The Benin international who lit up Irish football
Romuald Boco recalls his League of Ireland days and the three times he played in the Africa Cup of Nations.
# Here's Johnny
Irish youngster Johnny Kenny sets sights on silverware after signing five-year deal with Celtic
The Glasgow giants snapped the 18-year-old up from Sligo Rovers.
All time
# Bit O'Red
'The beginning of a new and exciting time' - Sligo Rovers accepted into Women's National League
Meanwhile, Shamrock Rovers and Treaty United are set to compete in the U19 WNL.
# go fourth and conquer
McGonigle scores goal of the season contender to keep Derry's slim European hopes alive
The race for fourth place — which could yet be good enough for European qualification — goes down to the final day of the season.
# Potential
Promising Sligo teen has 'loads' of clauses in new contract
Johnny Kenny has been attracting interest after a series of eye-catching displays.
# Report
18-year-old Kenny celebrates new contract in style as Sligo clinch European football
St Pat’s, meanwhile, missed out on the chance to secure second spot.