Home Tag Archives: owen heary

Tag Archives: owen heary

Premier Division Preview: Heary Faces Bohs For First Time

Here we preview all the Premier Division fixtures taking place around the country tonight.  Another set of midweek games beckons with the league table making for an altogether different picture following some unexpected results on Friday night. A fiery game in Tallaght Stadium defines the weekend’s action, with Dundalk having coughed up a two-goal lead away to one of their title rivals …

Read More »

Heary Hopes For Morale-Boosting Victory Against Derry City

Sligo Rovers return to action this Easter Monday night against Derry City in the EA Sports Cup at the Showgrounds. After suffering a humiliating defeat to Bray Wanderers on Good Friday, Rovers fans will be hoping for a positive reaction from the players. Owen Heary will be boosted by goalkeeper Richard Brush’s return to fitness, who should start in goal. …

Read More »

Sligo Rovers Vie For First Win Of The Season

Sligo Rovers welcome Bray Wanderers to the Showgrounds this Good Friday evening with both teams struggling for points this season. Sligo Rovers boss Owen Heary will be hoping his charges can get their first win of the season after picking up just two points so far. After losing to Dundalk last time out in Oriel Park the pressure will be …

Read More »

Sligo Rovers Condemn Online Abuse Towards Playing Staff

Sligo Rovers’ chairman Joe Burns has today released, via Sligo’s official website, a club statement regarding the abuse ‘directed at the Bit O’ Red’s players on social media’.  It has been a difficult opening to the season for Sligo. They have yet to record a victory and find themselves third from bottom in the table with just two points. This largely unexpected opening from …

Read More »

Champions Hope To Continue 100% Record Against Sligo

Defending Premier Division champions Dundalk welcome a struggling Sligo Rovers side to Oriel Park this Friday night. Dundalk will be hoping to maintain their 100% start to the season, whilst Rovers are still seeking their first win of the campaign. Dundalk currently sit top of the league and manager Stephen Kenny will be hoping that The Lilywhites’ current run of form against …

Read More »

Premier Division Preview: Sligo Rovers vs Derry City

Sligo Rovers welcome north-west neighbours Derry City to the Showgrounds on Saturday night for their third SSE Airtricity League game of the season. Rovers have yet to record a win in the league this season, drawing their opening game 1-1 with Cork City while Drogheda United defeated them 3-2 last Friday night in a game which Rovers dominated. The Bit …

Read More »

Drogheda Comeback Stuns Sligo

A second half header from Neil Yadolahi stunned Sligo and gave Drogheda their second league win of the season in as many games at United Park tonight. It took Sligo just seven minutes to take the lead. Cretaro won the ball back for the visitors before linking up with Devaney and Russell, who crossed for Corcoran and the former Drogheda …

Read More »

Premier Division Preview: Drogheda United vs Sligo Rovers

Owen Heary’s Sligo Rovers travel to Drogheda on Friday night in search of their first league win of the season. Drogheda started their season with a hard-fought 1-0 win away to Bray on Saturday before being knocked out of the EA Sports Cup by First Division side Shelbourne on Tuesday evening in United Park. Johnny McDonnell has a near-full squad …

Read More »

5 Players Who Could Decide The LOI Premier Division Title

We’ve already been given a dose of League of Ireland magic and as the thirst for more heads to the second round of fixtures we look at five of the players so instrumental to their sides they may just have the potential to sway the title’s destination. To keep things even we’ve picked our five players from five different sides. …

Read More »

EA Sports Cup Report: Sligo Rovers 8-0 Mayo League

Sligo Rovers welcomed the Mayo League to the Showgrounds this Tuesday night in the first round of the EA Sports Cup.   The Bit O’ Red were utterly dominant from the start and were a little unlucky to go in at half time only two goals to the good, thanks to Morten Nielsen and Gary Armstrong.   Sligo Manager Owen Heary made …

Read More »

Heary Searching For First Competitive Win Against Mayo

Sligo Rovers start this season’s EA Sports Cup with a home tie against the Mayo League on Tuesday night. After being denied an opening league win last Saturday night by Cork City, Rovers manager Owen Heary will be hoping his team can gain their first competitive win against Mayo. Rovers will be without the injured duo of goalkeeper Richard Brush and defender Jeff Henderson …

Read More »

Sligo Rovers Denied Win By Late Cork City Goal

Tonight’s game in the somewhat revamped Showgrounds, with new dugouts and a new Tunnel, had all the makings of a classic encounter between Sligo Rovers and the men from Leeside. The weather played a part and on a wet and wintery night, Owen Heary’s Sligo Rovers were denied a win after a late late Cork strike. Stephen Beattie thought he …

Read More »

Sligo vs Cork City: Heary Hopes For Winning Start

Sligo Rovers welcome Cork City to the Showgrounds this Saturday night in what will be new manager Owen Heary’s first competitive game in charge. Heary was brought in as new manager of the Bit O’Red in the off season. His appointment and his capture of Estonian International Sander Puri and former Swedish U-21 star Morten Neilsen has brought a new …

Read More »

2015 Season Preview: Sligo Rovers

Sligo Rovers finished 2014 quite a distance from where many would have anticipated they would conclude their season. Owen Heary will hope to change this once their season kicks-off on Saturday. Aaron Cawley previews the Bit O’ Red’s 2015 season. Sligo fans will be hoping for a less tempestuous season in 2014 after what was seen by many as a disastrous 2014. …

Read More »

Exclusive Interview With Sligo’s Morten Nielsen

In another exclusive for Pundit Arena we spoke with newly-signed Sligo Rovers striker Morten Nielsen. He discusses his first impressions of Sligo and what he thinks of pre-season under Owen Heary. Speaking about Sligo and the club Nielsen told Pundit Arena that, “Sligo is a very beautiful place and my first impressions were very good. My first impressions of the club and facilities was again …

Read More »