Sligo Rovers beat Longford Town 2-0

Sligo Rovers enjoyed a 2-0 win against Longford Town at the Showgrounds on Friday night in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division.

A long-range strike from Walter Figueira in the first half, and a Jordan Gibson penalty in the second gave Liam Buckley’s side the victory.

The result sees Rovers close to within two points of leaders Shamrock Rovers, who were beaten 2-1 by Dundalk.

Sligo Rovers play Shamrock Rovers this Monday night at Tallaght Stadium.

The game will be live in full on from 7:45pm in association with Davey Motors Toyota.

The second half will also be live on FM on ‘The Rovers Hour’ from 9pm.

Friday’s results
Sligo Rovers 2 Longford Town 0
Dundalk 2 Shamrock Rovers 1
St Pat’s 2 Bohemians 1
Finn Harps 0 Drogheda Utd 1
Waterford FC 0 Derry City 1.