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Scoil Naomh Molaise, Grange, Co. Sligo

Sligo Rovers F.C


The History of Sligo Rovers FC

Evan Yewlett 



About Sligo Rovers FC


Sligo Rovers Football Club is a professional football club based in Sligo, Ireland. 

 It was founded in 1928, by the joining of Sligo Town and Sligo Blues clubs.

The club joined the League of Ireland in 1934 and are currently a part of the League of Ireland Premier Division.

"The Showgrounds" is the SRFC's official home-ground, and can sit 5500 people.

The clubs nickname is "The Bit O' Red" and mascot is "Benny the Bull".

Past Achievements

Sligo Rovers have been League of Ireland Champions on two occasions: 

1977 and 2012

  • Sligo Rovers has won the League of Ireland cup 7 times 

     1937, 1977, 1993, 1998, 2005, 2010, 2012,  


  • Sligo Rovers has  won the FAI cup 7 times also

    1929, 1934, 1983, 1994,2010, 2011, 2013

Current Famous Players 




The Jersey 

The current 2020  / 2021   jersey  is red with thin white stripes and a white collar. 

My Sligo Rovers Experience 

I have attended 7 matches with my Dad, Sister, Grandad and "Rovers Super – Fan", Uncle Michael. 

I went to a SRFC goalkeeper training camp in February of last year ( 2020 )

I've also met Michael Schlingermann (goalkeeper  2016 – 2019) and have a signed jersey by  him!


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