2014 Sligo Rovers F.C. season

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Sligo Rovers F.C.
2014 season
Chairman Republic of Ireland Dermot Kelly
Coach England Ian Baraclough
Stadium The Showgrounds
Premier Division 5th
FAI Cup 2nd round
League of Ireland Cup 2nd round
Setanta Cup Champions
UEFA Europa League Second Qualifying Round
Home colours
Away colours

The 2014 Sligo Rovers F.C. season is the club's 72nd season competing in the League of Ireland and the team's third season under the management of Ian Baraclough. It's the team's ninth consecutive season in the League of Ireland Premier Division which they have won three times.

Squad[edit]

No. Name Nationality Position (s) Date of Birth (Age) Signed from Signed in Club Apps. Club Goals
Goalkeepers
1 Gary Rogers Republic of Ireland GK (1981-09-25) 25 September 1981 (age 35) Republic of Ireland St Patricks Athletic 2012 84 0
12 Richard Brush England GK (1984-11-26) 26 November 1984 (age 31) Republic of Ireland Shamrock Rovers 2014 144 0
Defenders
2 Alan Keane Republic of Ireland RB (1984-09-23) 23 September 1984 (age 32) Republic of Ireland Galway United 2009 206 18
3 Danny Ledwith Republic of Ireland LB (1991-08-17) 17 August 1991 (age 25) Republic of Ireland Shamrock Rovers 2014 6 0
4 Gavin Peers Republic of Ireland CB (1985-11-10) 10 November 1985 (age 30) England Mansfield Town 2006 286 24
5 Evan McMillan Republic of Ireland CB (1986-11-20) 20 November 1986 (age 29) Republic of Ireland Bohemians 2013 41 7
6 Jeff Henderson England CB (1991-12-19) 19 December 1991 (age 24) England Newcastle United 2012 47 2
11 Ross Gaynor Republic of Ireland LB (1987-09-09) 9 September 1987 (age 29) Republic of Ireland Dundalk 2012 68 3
16 Kalen Spillane Republic of Ireland CB (1991-09-09) 9 September 1991 (age 25) Republic of Ireland Cork City 2014 4 0
24 Jake Dykes Republic of Ireland CB/LB (1995-06-30) 30 June 1995 (age 21) Republic of Ireland N/A 2012 6 0
Midfielders
8 David Cawley Republic of Ireland CM (1991-09-17) 17 September 1991 (age 25) England Ipswich Town 2012 81 9
14 Paul O'Conor Republic of Ireland CM (1987-08-10) 10 August 1987 (age 29) Republic of Ireland Drogheda United 2014 6 0
15 Joseph N'Do Cameroon CAM (1976-04-28) 28 April 1976 (age 40) Republic of Ireland Bohemians 2010 139 11
18 John Russell Republic of Ireland CAM (1985-05-18) 18 May 1985 (age 31) Republic of Ireland St Patrick's Athletic 2014 81 10
20 Aaron Greene Republic of Ireland LW (1990-01-02) 2 January 1990 (age 26) Republic of Ireland Shamrock Rovers 2013 88 14
21 Kieran Djilali England RW (1991-01-22) 22 January 1991 (age 25) England Wimbledon 2013 42 6
29 Séamus Conneely Republic of Ireland CM (1988-07-09) 9 July 1988 (age 28) England Sheffield United 2012 51 2
Forwards
7 Danny North England ST (1987-09-07) 7 September 1987 (age 29) Republic of Ireland St Patricks Athletic 2012 50 26
9 Seán Maguire Republic of Ireland ST (1994-02-22) 22 February 1994 (age 22) England West Ham United 2014 4 0
10 Raffaele Cretaro Republic of Ireland ST/RW (1981-10-15) 15 October 1981 (age 34) Republic of Ireland Bohemians 2011 397 68
22 Eric Odhiambo England ST/RW (1989-05-12) 12 May 1989 (age 27) England Hereford United 2014 5 3

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Player Country Position Signed From
Richard Brush England Goalkeeper Shamrock Rovers
Kalen Spillane Republic of Ireland Defender Cork City
Danny Ledwith Republic of Ireland Defender Shamrock Rovers
Paul O'Conor Republic of Ireland Midfielder Drogheda United
John Russell Republic of Ireland Midfielder St Patrick's Athletic
Eric Odhiambo England Forward Hereford United
Seán Maguire Republic of Ireland Forward West Ham United

Out[edit]

Player Country Position Sold To
Ciaran Kelly Republic of Ireland Goalkeeper Retired
Iarfhlaith Davoren Republic of Ireland Defender Released
Danny Ventre England Midfielder Derry City
Lee Lynch Republic of Ireland Midfielder St Patrick's Athletic
Anthony Elding England Forward Cork City
Pascal Millien Haiti Midfielder Sheikh Russel KC
Ryan Connolly Republic of Ireland Midfielder Galway

Squad statistics[edit]

Appearances, goals and cards[edit]

Last Updated – 27 May 2016

No. Pos. Name League FAI Cup League Cup Setanta Cup Europa League President's Cup Total Discipline
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Yellow card.svg Red card.svg
1 GK Republic of Ireland Gary Rogers 27 0 1 0 1(0) 0 3 0 4 0 0 0 36(35) 0 0 0
2 DF Republic of Ireland Alan Keane 19 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 2 1 0 26 4 4 1
3 DF Republic of Ireland Danny Ledwith 26(22) 5 1 0 1 0 1 0 3(1) 0 1 0 36(27) 5 4 1
4 DF Republic of Ireland Gavin Peers 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 12(11) 0 7 0
5 DF Republic of Ireland Evan McMillan 30(27) 4 1 0 0 0 3 1 4 0 1 0 39(36) 5 4 1
6 DF England Jeff Henderson 15 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 19 0 4 0
7 FW England Danny North 27(22) 7 1 0 1 0 4(3) 4 4 3 1 0 38(32) 14 6 1
8 MF Republic of Ireland David Cawley 32(31) 1 0 0 0 0 5(4) 0 4 1 0 1 42(40) 2 9 0
9 FW Republic of Ireland Sean Maguire 18(11) 1 1 0 1 0 3(2) 0 2(0) 0 0 0 25(14) 1 1 0
10 FW Republic of Ireland Raffaele Cretaro 13(11) 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 1(0) 0 19(15) 0 4 0
11 MF Republic of Ireland Ross Gaynor 16 0 1 0 1 0 5 1 4(3) 0 0 0 27(26) 1 6 1
12 GK England Richard Brush 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1(0) 0 1 0 11(10) 0 0 0
14 MF Republic of Ireland Paul O'Conor 28(21) 5 1 0 1(0) 0 5 1 3(2) 0 1(0) 0 39(29) 6 5 0
15 MF Cameroon Joseph N'Do 7(6) 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 11(10) 1 0 0
16 DF Republic of Ireland Kalen Spillane 20(16) 0 1 0 1 0 4 0 3 0 0 0 29(25) 0 6 0
17 FW Libya Éamon Zayed 12(11) 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12(11) 5 0 0
18 MF Republic of Ireland John Russell 21(18) 5 1 0 0 0 4(2) 1 4 0 1 0 31(26) 6 3 0
20 MF Republic of Ireland Aaron Greene 17(15) 2 1 0 0 0 4 3 2(1) 1 1 0 25(22) 6 0 0
21 MF England Kieran Djilali 11(10) 2 0 0 1 0 3(2) 0 4 0 0 0 19(17) 2 0 0
22 FW England Eric Odhiambo 14(6) 2 1 0 1 0 3(1) 3 0 0 1 0 20(10) 5 1 1
23 DF Republic of Ireland Iarfhlaith Davoren 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 2 0
23 MF Republic of Ireland Ryan McManus 2(0) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2(0) 0 0 0
24 DF Republic of Ireland Jake Dykes 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
24 MF Republic of Ireland Liam Flatley 0 0 0 0 0 0 1(0) 1 0 0 0 0 1(0) 1 0 0
25 DF Republic of Ireland Gary Boylan 8(6) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9(7) 0 0 0
25 MF Republic of Ireland Jordan Loftus 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
25 MF Republic of Ireland Gary Armstrong 7(3) 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7(3) 2 1 0
27 DF Republic of Ireland Regan Donelon 8(3) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8(3) 0 1 0
29 DF Republic of Ireland Séamus Conneely 25(20) 1 0 0 1 0 4 0 4 0 1(0) 0 35(29) 1 3 0
35 FW Republic of Ireland Ruairí Keating 14(3) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2(0) 0 0 0 16(3) 0 1 0

Top scorers[edit]

Includes all competitive matches. The list is sorted by shirt number when total goals are equal. Last updated 27 May 2016

Position Nation Number Name LOI Premier Division Setanta Cup FAI Cup League Cup Europa League President's Cup Total
1 England 7 Danny North 7 4 0 0 3 0 14
2 Republic of Ireland 14 Paul O'Conor 5 1 0 0 0 0 6
2 Republic of Ireland 18 John Russell 5 1 0 0 0 0 6
2 Republic of Ireland 20 Aaron Greene 2 3 0 0 1 0 6
5 Republic of Ireland 3 Daniel Ledwith 5 0 0 0 0 0 5
5 Republic of Ireland 5 Evan McMillan 4 1 0 0 0 0 5
5 Libya 17 Éamon Zayed 5 0 0 0 0 0 5
5 England 22 Eric Odhiambo 2 3 0 0 0 0 5
9 Republic of Ireland 2 Alan Keane 2 0 0 0 2 0 4
10 Republic of Ireland 8 David Cawley 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
10 England 21 Kieran Djilali 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
10 Republic of Ireland 25 Gary Armstrong 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
13 Republic of Ireland 9 Sean Maguire 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
13 Republic of Ireland 11 Ross Gaynor 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
13 Cameroon 9 Joseph N'Do 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
13 Republic of Ireland 24 Liam Flatley 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
13 Republic of Ireland 29 Séamus Conneely 1 0 0 0 0 0 1

Top Assists[edit]

Includes all competitive matches. The list is sorted by shirt number when total assists are equal. Last updated 12/03/14

Position Nation Number Name LOI Premier Division Setanta Cup FAI Cup League Cup Europa League Total
1 Republic of Ireland 8 David Cawley 1 1 0 0 0 2
1 Republic of Ireland 14 Paul O'Conor 0 2 0 0 0 2
3 England 6 Jeff Henderson 0 1 0 0 0 1
3 England 7 Danny North 0 1 0 0 0 1
3 Republic of Ireland 18 John Russell 1 0 0 0 0 1

Disciplinary record[edit]

N
P
Nat.
Name
Yellow card Second yellow card Red card Notes
7 FW England North 6 0 1
11 DF Republic of Ireland Gaynor 6 0 1
8 MF Republic of Ireland Cawley 9 0 0
5 DF Republic of Ireland McMillan 8 0 0
2 DF Republic of Ireland Keane 4 1 0
3 DF Republic of Ireland Ledwith 4 1 0
16 DF Republic of Ireland Spillane 6 0 0
14 MF Republic of Ireland O'Conor 5 0 0
22 FW England Odhiambo 1 0 1
6 DF Republic of Ireland Henderson 4 0 0
10 RW Republic of Ireland Cretaro 4 0 0
18 MF Republic of Ireland Russell 3 0 0
29 DF Republic of Ireland Conneely 3 0 0
23 LW Republic of Ireland Davoren 2 0 0
9 CF Republic of Ireland Maguire 1 0 0
25 MF Republic of Ireland Armstrong 1 0 0
27 DF Republic of Ireland Donelan 1 0 0
35 FW Republic of Ireland Keating 1 0 0

Last updated: 27 May 2016
Source: ie.soccerway.com
Only competitive matches
Yellow card = Number of bookings; Second yellow card = Number of sending offs after a second yellow card; Red card = Number of sending offs by a direct red card.

Technical staff[edit]

Premier Division[edit]

Final Table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Dundalk (C) 33 22 8 3 73 24 +49 74 UEFA Champions League
2 Cork City 33 22 6 5 51 25 +26 72 UEFA Europa League
3 St Patrick's Athletic 33 19 8 6 66 37 +29 65 UEFA Europa League
4 Shamrock Rovers 33 18 8 7 43 26 +17 62 UEFA Europa League
5 Sligo Rovers 33 12 7 14 44 36 +8 43
6 Limerick 33 12 5 16 37 45 −8 41
7 Bohemians 33 9 13 11 40 41 −1 40
8 Derry City 33 9 11 13 42 41 +1 38
9 Drogheda United 33 10 6 17 40 63 −23 36
10 Bray Wanderers 33 5 11 17 28 61 −33 26
11 UCD [note 1] (R) 33 6 7 20 27 71 −44 25 UEFA Europa League/Relegated to First Division
12 Athlone Town (R) 33 4 10 19 35 56 −21 22 Relegated to First Division

Source: [1][2][3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ UCD qualified for the UEFA Europa League via the UEFA Respect Fair Play ranking system. After the FAI finished third in the 2014–15 rankings, they nominated UCD for the extra European place. UCD were relegated to the First Division after losing play off.


Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
33 12 7 14 44 36  +8 43 7 5 4 29 18  +11 5 2 10 15 18  −3

Last updated: 29 April 2015.
Source: extratime.ie

Results by round[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33
Ground H A H A A H A H A A H A H A H H A H A H H A H A H A A H A H A A H
Result W L L L L D D W W W D W W L L D W D L W L W W D L L W L L W D L L
Position 3 7 8 10 11 10 11 10 6 5 5 6 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5

Last updated: 21 April 2016.
Source: Wikipedia article
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Matches[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss

Cups[edit]

FAI Cup[edit]

Setanta Cup[edit]

League of Ireland Cup[edit]

UEFA Europa League[edit]

President's Cup[edit]

Records[edit]

Overall[edit]

Total Home Away
Games played 6 3 3
Games won 3 2 1
Games drawn 0 0 0
Games lost 3 1 2
Biggest win 5-0 vs Crusaders 5-0 vs Crusaders 4-1 vs Crusaders
Biggest loss 0-1 vs St. Pats & Bray Wanderers & Dundalk 0-1 vs Dundalk 0-1 vs St. Pats & Bray Wanderers
Biggest win (League) 2-1 vs Athlone Town 2-1 vs Athlone Town
Biggest win (Cup) 5-0 vs Crusaders 5-0 vs Crusaders 4-1 vs Crusaders
Biggest loss (League) 0-1 vs Bray Wanderers & Dundalk 0-1 vs Dundalk 0-1 vs Bray Wanderers
Biggest loss (Cup) 0-1 vs St. Pats 0-1 vs St. Pats
Clean sheets 1 1 0
Goals scored 11 7 4
Goals conceded 5 2 3
Goal difference +6 +5 +1
Consecutive Victories 2 2 1
Unbeaten run 2 2 1
Consecutive Defeats 2 1 1
Winless Run 2 1 1
Average GF per game 1.83 2.33 1.33
Average GA per game 0.83 0.67 1
Yellow cards 5 3 2
Red cards 1 1 0
Most appearances
Most minutes played
Top scorer
Top assists
Points 3/9 (33.33%) 3/6 (50%) 0/3 (0%)
Winning rate 33.33% 50% 0%

Last updated: 24 March 2014
Source: Competitive matches

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ireland 2014". www.rsssf.com. Retrieved 11 August 2016. 
  2. ^ "Ireland leading UEFA Fair Play League". www.sseairtricityleague.ie. 15 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "UCD set for Europa League after topping Fair Play standings". www.irishtimes.com. 8 May 2015. Retrieved 8 May 2015. 

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