# Sligo Rovers

This month
March 2023
# All Square
Coll is Derry's hero in draw against Sligo to maintain unbeaten start to season
The in-form Max Mata gave Sligo Rovers the lead.
# honours even
Contentious penalty earns Sligo comeback draw against Cork City
It finished 2-2 at the Showgrounds.
# Report
Drogheda continue unbeaten start to the season as Foley downs Sligo
Kevin Doherty’s side are making a mockery of pre-season predictions of struggle.
Last month
February 2023
# browning points
Sligo strike late to deny 10-man Shamrock Rovers
A late Lukas Browning strike denied the champions an opening-round win.
This year
# Pastures new
Irish defender Mahon returns home after Scotland stint cut short
The 23-year-old defender joined the Saints from Sligo Rovers last year.
Last year
# finale
Bohs end turbulent season with win over Sligo, Drogheda compound Harps' misery
Declan Devine’s side left behind a poor year with a 3-1 win against Sligo.
# first aid
Aidan Keena's penalty leaves St Pat's needing a favour to make Europe
Sligo Rovers beat St Pat’s 1-0 tonight in the SSE Airtricity League.
# Top Of The Tree
Shamrock Rovers complete league three-in-a-row after Derry City play out draw with Sligo
Stephen Bradley’s charges are champions once again as Derry City were unable to get a win tonight.
# Late Late Show
Dundalk and Sligo Rovers share the spoils after six-goal thriller
Keith Ward’s 92nd-minute equaliser put the Lilywhites two points ahead of St Pat’s in the race for guaranteed Europa Conference League qualification.
# Schooled
Sligo Rovers see off lackluster UCD at Belfield
Adam McDonnell was at the double for Rovers.
# Bit O'Red
Liivak and Keena combine as Sligo end their away day blues
Shelbourne lost 2-0 to Sligo Rovers at Tolka Park.
# madness
Finn Harps lose manager and talisman to red cards but edge five-goal thriller to move off bottom
Boss Ollie Horgan and midfielder Ryan Connolly both saw red as they came through a dramatic north-west derby against Sligo Rovers.
# keen for competition
In-form Keena not giving up hope on return to Europe with Sligo
Sligo Rovers trail the European places by four points as the league enters its final straight.
# In form
LOI's top goalscorer claims Player of the Month award for July
Aidan Keena has 11 Premier Division goals so far this season.
# hard fought
Gritty St Pat's earn three crucial points over Sligo Rovers in race for Europe
Having seen Bohemians and Shelbourne drop points on Friday night, Tim Clancy’s side opened up a four-point gap on the Bit O’Red.
# admin error
Sligo Rovers' Leipzig loanee Hartmann ruled out for rest of season due to registration issue
The 21-year-old winger is on loan until next July and will remain with the Bit O’ Red until he becomes available to play from next January.
# Saga
Sligo Rovers restore pride but brilliant European journey reaches end against Viking
The Norwegians progressed 5-2 on aggregate despite tonight’s 1-0 defeat at The Showgrounds.
# second leg
Sligo Rovers boss calls on players to go out on a high if historic European run ends
The Bit O’Red take on Viking FK at the Showgrounds tomorrow evening, having lost the first leg 5-1 in Norway.
# comeback win
Sligo rally with Mata brace in two minutes to edge out Bohs and close in on fourth place
The Bit O’Red now move three clear of Bohs, and one behind St Pats on the table.
# europa conference league
'You see it across all competitions, underdogs can win' - Russell out to continue European dream
The Bit O’ Red are in Norway to face a strong Viking FK outfit.
# loi in europe
Shamrock Rovers to face Hungarian or Azeri giants should they progress in the Europa League
The Hoops have learned their path to the Conference League group phase too, along with St Patrick’s Athletic and Sligo Rovers.
Sligo Rovers bolster squad with loan signing of Dinamo Zagreb midfielder
Robbie Burton has arrived until the end of the season.
# Home discomfort
St Patrick's Athletic's home tie with CSKA Sofia confirmed for Tallaght as Sligo stay in Showgrounds
The Bit O’Red have released a statement after securing home advantage for the second-leg of their Europa Conference League third-round qualifier with Viking Stavanger
Dundalk bring in three players as Mark Connolly departs
Elsewhere, Bohemians have signed 21-year-old midfielder James Clarke on a multi-year contract.
# second leg
Sligo Rovers boss responds to being labelled 'minnows' by the Scottish media
John Russell says that tag can be used as ammunition in tomorrow’s Europa Conference League qualifier at home to Motherwell.
# Pen to Paper
New Zealand striker Mata signs two-and-a-half-year deal with Sligo Rovers
A tally of five goals since joining the club in February has earned the 22-year-old a contract extension.
# Bit O'Red
'I'm unbelievably proud' - Sligo Rovers boss feels they deserved famous European win
John Russell gave his thoughts after last night’s victory away to Motherwell in the Europa Conference League qualifiers.
# Ed McGinty
Sligo Rovers goalkeeper joins Oxford United for undisclosed fee
Edward McGinty had made his debut for Sligo Rovers on the final day of the 2016 season.
European hangover for Sligo Rovers as they are beaten at home by UCD
It’s just a second win of the season for UCD.
# spot on
Penalty shootout drama as Sligo Rovers go through in Europa Conference League
Ed McGinty was the hero for Sligo Rovers.
# Out the door
Canadian striker Hamilton departs Sligo Rovers
The 26-year-old made 13 appearances for the Bit O’Red, scoring two goals.
# newsigning
Russell begins to put own stamp on Sligo with signing of Estonia international Frank Liivak
The midfielder has 24 senior caps for his country and the Bit O’Red are hoping he will be available for selection for their next home game against Shelbourne.
# New Era
Keena double helps Sligo secure north-west derby win over Finn Harps
The Mullingar-man scored twice as Sligo Rovers got new boss John Russell’s tenure off to a dream start.
# point a piece
UCD and Sligo Rovers share the spoils as referee replaced mid-game
Referee David Dunne was accidentally struck with the ball and following a lengthy delay at the Belfield Bowl, he was replaced by the fourth official.
# saints
Burns on fire as Pat's grab point in Sligo
The Pat’s star cancelled out Aidan Keena’s first-half opener.
# clinical
Burke hat-trick takes Rovers back to the top as they go from rabble to ruthless
Champions go back to the top of the table after stirring second-half performance against Sligo Rovers.
# tolkadelight
Emotional week for Shelbourne topped off with a clinical first home win of the season
Goals from Jack Moylan and Sean Boyd give hosts the edge against sloppy Sligo.
# battle of the rovers
Sligo come from behind to deny Shamrock Rovers sixth win on the bounce
The hosts earned a 1-1 draw at The Showgrounds.
# braggingrights
Sligo's dire run comes to an end as they nick win away to Finn Harps
Karl O’Sullivan scored against his former club, from right underneath the crossbar on 26 minutes, after Regan Donelan’s attempted clearance was blocked.
# Dundalk
Hoban and Kelly combine to secure three points and third spot for Lilywhites
Max Mata’s late header for Sligo made it a rather nervy finish but the hosts prevailed.