Faltering Rovers lose again

Sligo Rovers push for a European finish in the SSE Aitricity League Premier Division faltered again on Friday night at Tallaght Stadium as they lost 2-0 to league leaders Shamrock Rovers.

First half goals from Danny Mandriou and former Sligo Rovers player Aaron Greene did the damage – but in truth the Dublin Rovers might have won by more but for some fine goalkeeping from Ed McGinty.

Derry City’s 1-0 win over St Pat’s means the Candystripes are now just one point behind Rovers in fourth place with six games to go.

Friday night’s results
Shamrock Rovers 2 Sligo Rovers 0
Waterford FC 4 Finn Harps 1
Bohemians 1 Dundalk 1
Derry City 1 St Pat’s 0
Drogheda United 2 Longford Town 0.