Competition: Friendly   Venue: The Showgrounds    Attendance:    Referee:
Sligo Rovers
Sligo Rovers

Raffaele Cretaro - Goal (21')

Pascal Millien - Goal (74')

Danny North - Goal (80')

Sat 18 Feb 2012

3 - 0


(Full Time)
Athlone Town
Athlone Town


Team Lineup
Gary Rogers (G)
Gavin Peers (D)
Jason McGuinness (D)
Alan Keane (D)
Iarfhlaith Davoren (D)
Danny Ventre (M)
Lee Lynch (M)
Ross Gaynor (M)
Romauld Boco (M)
Danny North (F)
Raffaele Cretaro (F)
Pascal Millien (Sub)
Mark McGoldrick (Sub)
Ben McGarry (Sub)
Liam Martin (Sub)
Ciaran Kelly (Sub)
Jake Dykes (Sub)
John Dillon (Sub)
David Cawley (Sub)



Game Matchtracker



Sligo Rovers 3 - 0 Athlone Town
90' - Full Time - Its all over here at The Showgrounds, Sligo Rovers with a comfortable victory courtesy of goals from Rafael Cretaro, Pascal Millien and Danny North.
Sligo Rovers 3 - 0 Athlone Town
86' - Substitution - Liam Martin and Mark McGoldrick come on in place of Danny North and Ross Gaynor
Sligo Rovers 3 - 0 Athlone Town
83' - Substitution - David Cawley replaces Lee Lynch for Sligo Rovers
Sligo Rovers 3 - 0 Athlone Town
80' - Goal - And Danny North makes it 3-0 after getting on the end of a peach of a ball from John Dillon, slots it low past the keeper.
Sligo Rovers 2 - 0 Athlone Town
79' - Athlone go close again, but Rogers closes the attacker down to keep his clean sheet in tact for now.
Sligo Rovers 2 - 0 Athlone Town
75' - Sensational celebrations from Millien, cartwheels and somersaults!
Sligo Rovers 2 - 0 Athlone Town
74' - Goal - Pascal Millien with a goal in his first appearance in the showgrounds, a lovely effort from the edge of the box, well beyond Bernard Power.
Sligo Rovers 1 - 0 Athlone Town
68' - There's a ridiculous amount of hailstones coming down here
Sligo Rovers 1 - 0 Athlone Town
65' - Substitution - Joe Woods and Stephen Relihan come on in place of Brian Gill and Paul Danagher for Athlone Town
Sligo Rovers 1 - 0 Athlone Town
62' - Millien picks up the ball in midfield and makes a great run towards the box, but he skewed his effort wide of the goal
Sligo Rovers 1 - 0 Athlone Town
60' - Keane gets on the end of a corner, but lifts his shot well over the bar
Sligo Rovers 1 - 0 Athlone Town
59' - Danny Ventre sees a low effort from 25 yards tipped wide
Sligo Rovers 1 - 0 Athlone Town
57' - And that corner comes to nothing
Sligo Rovers 1 - 0 Athlone Town
56' - A great move involving Keane and Millien results in a corner
Sligo Rovers 1 - 0 Athlone Town
49' - Gary Rogers gets down to make a great save Garvan Broughall.
Sligo Rovers 1 - 0 Athlone Town
48' - North drags the first chance of the second half wide of the goal.
Sligo Rovers 1 - 0 Athlone Town
45' - Second Half - Second half is underway
Sligo Rovers 1 - 0 Athlone Town
45' - Substitution - Two players coming on here for Sligo Rovers. Pascal Millien and John Dillon come on in place of Cretaro and Boco.
Sligo Rovers 1 - 0 Athlone Town
45' - Half Time - Its half time at here at The Showgrounds and Sligo Rovers lead 1-0. Athlone Town have put together some nice moves, but Gary Rogers has yet to be forced into a save.
Sligo Rovers 1 - 0 Athlone Town
45' - Danny North looked to have doubled Rovers lead after getting on the end of a Rommy Boco cross, but is ruled out for offside.
Sligo Rovers 1 - 0 Athlone Town
44' - Another effort off the crossbar. Ross Gaynor rattles the woodwork with a fierce strike from outside the box.
Sligo Rovers 1 - 0 Athlone Town
37' - Power reacts quick in the Athlone goal to stop a potential own goal trickling in.
Sligo Rovers 1 - 0 Athlone Town
30' - Another great move by the home side. Boco uses a bit skill he's known for to get through the Athlone defence, but his ball across the face of goal is cleared.
Sligo Rovers 1 - 0 Athlone Town
21' - Goal - That goal was coming. Ross Gaynor whips a great ball in Cretaro who got his head onto it but hit the crossbar again. The ball stayed in play however and left the Tubbercurry Tornado with the simple task of a tap in from close range.
Sligo Rovers 0 - 0 Athlone Town
20' - Another nice passing move by Sligo Rovers almost send North through for another chance, but Romauld Boco's touch is just too heavy as it goes out of play.
Sligo Rovers 0 - 0 Athlone Town
15' - A lovely delivery from Alan Keane is met by the head of Rafael Cretaro whose effort cannons off the crossbar.
Sligo Rovers 0 - 0 Athlone Town
13' - Paul Danagher heads over from the resulting corner
Sligo Rovers 0 - 0 Athlone Town
12' - Athlone see an impressive attacking move earn them a corner
Sligo Rovers 0 - 0 Athlone Town
6' - First chance of the game falls to Danny North who see's agreat shot from the edge of the box saved by Bernard Power.
Sligo Rovers 0 - 0 Athlone Town
1' - Kick-off - And we're off!
Sligo Rovers 0 - 0 Athlone Town
0' - The teams are out on the pitch now and we're just about ready to get underway.
Sligo Rovers 0 - 0 Athlone Town
0' - Good evening all, Alan Finn here in The Showgrounds bringing you all the latest from this pre-season friendly between Sligo Rovers and Athlone Town. We should have team news shortly.




Team Lineup
Bernard Power (G)
Paul Danaher (D)
Ross Kenny (D)
Brian McCarthy (D)
Damien Rushe (D)
Garvan Broughall (M)
Brian Gill (M)
Jason Hughes (M)
Kevin Williamson (M)
Noel McGee (F)
Mark Sherlock (F)
Robbie Kelleher (Sub)
Roy King (Sub)
Stephen Relihan (Sub)
Joe Woods (Sub)