Sligo Spurs Supporters Club
Sligo Spurs Latest News Archive
This is where we store old news stories that we used to have on this site in the past.
2017-18 Sligo Spurs News
Just a quick note to say that our season at Wembley has once again proved to be very exciting, after some initial doubts! A great Champions league campaign, with memorable victories over the holders Real Madrid, and Borussia Dortmund along the way. A disappointing exit at the hands of wily old campaigners Juventus shouldn't take away from what was only our third ever venture into the CL.
Lots of club members have been heading over to matches this season, with the wide availability of tickets in the 90,000 capacity Wembley Stadium. Looking forward to getting back to White Hart Lane though, and into what will be a truly fantastic new stadium!
2016-17 match tickets and on-sale dates for Sligo Spurs members
The match tickets information for the season and the on-sale dates are now available for all signed up member of Sligo Spurs supporters club. You can view the information here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR NEW SEASON 2016/17
Because of the reduced capacity due to building works, all tickets at White hart lane are done by lottery application. Supporters clubs will get a pre sale lottery before they go on general orders lottery:
ALL REQUESTS FOR HOME MATCH TICKETS MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN THE SUPPORTERS CLUBS DEADLINE DATE.
Club Trip 2015/2016
Quick report on the club trip: After being squeezed out to Monday 25th of April with an 8pm kick off, we made the most of our first club trip in a few years. When setting up the trip, we picked a fairly low profile match, which we thought would have no chance of being moved for TV purposes, but we never expected that we would be in the title race!
So despite the result on the night against a spirited West Brom side, the trip was a great success overall. Most of our members flew from Knock on the Sunday, as well as the morning of the game. Staying in the Premier Inn, Stansted, we all headed into the lane on the Stansted Express, and marvelled at the developments taking place for the new stadium.
We did the well travelled path of the Bricklayers, the Spurs shop, and the Bell and Hare (now called the Number 8 or something like that!), and we then made our way into the North Stand/Paxton road.
Alas it was not to be, but I think we can all agree that it's been a fantastic season, and huge congratulations to Leicester City on a remarkable campaign. A quick venture back to the Hotel and we hopped on the plane to Knock again the next morning, in good time for work on Tuesday (for some of us!). Next up is the AGM, so looking forward to seeing everyone there on the 30th in the City Hotel. COYS! We'll keep the updates coming through Malcolm's texts anyway as always.
2012 Christmas Club event
We will be holding our annual Christmas Club celebration on Sunday 16th of December in Connolly's to coincide with the Swansea City game. This year's charity, which was agreed upon at the recent meeting in Carrick on Shannon, is the Northwest Simon Community. The NW Simon Community is a not-for-profit organisation working with those at risk of homelessness in counties Donegal, Leitrim and Sligo, and is an affiliate of the wider Simon Communities of Ireland.
As always there will be lite bites and a few drinks for members courtesy of Gerry and the staff in Connolly's. We are asking that each member contribute 10 euro to the charity fundraiser. This is a voluntary contribution and any amount will be greatly appreciated.
Under Armour and Spurs: Road to Glory
Spurs and UA have just launched the Road to Glory activity which basically invites Spurs fans to take up various challenges and to submit their entries to the Road to Glory website. They have to recreate certain historic moments from Spurs history and gain followers to move onto the next challenge.
We are looking for a few members to be part of the Sligo Spurs entry, so if interested contact John Heraghty on 086 6052114 or email firstname.lastname@example.org (or pop into Connolly's on Sunday where myself and Malcolm will be watching the West Ham game).
The first task is to recreate Klinsmann's famous overhead kick and legendary diving celebration from 1994 - we video the recreation and post it to the event website.
Would be a good laugh and a good chance to get the club's name out there!
2012 Annual General Meeting
Our Annual General Meeting for 2012 was held in the Sligo City Hotel on Tuesday 22nd of May. The meeting minutes are available here
Regional Club Meeting - Carrick on Shannon, Co. Leitrim
As you will have seen in the recent newsletter, we are holding our next club meeting in Carrick on Shannon on Saturday 20th of October. The meeting will take place at 12pm in Murtagh's Bar, Main street, where we will then watch the Spurs v Chelsea game immediately afterwards (12.45 k.o.).
For members travelling from Sligo, a group of us will be getting the 11am train from MacDiarmada station, and we then have a number of options for the return train back to Sligo later that day.
Day return fares to Carrick are €18 and there is a choice of five trains to get back to Sligo between 3pm and 9pm.
Many thanks to Tommy and James Martin for arranging the Carrick meeting and venue. We hope we can spread the spirit of the lane to the greater north-west area, and possibly discover some more Tottenham Hotspur enthusiasts!
Finally, many congratulations to Sligo Rovers F.C. on capturing their first League of Ireland title since 1977 in dramatic fashion at the Showgrounds last Saturday. That's the only reference to any bit of red allowed on this site :-).
Supporters Club Night and Club Trip report April 2011
We had our annual club night in Connolly’s bar on Wednesday April 20th for the big north London derby. A thrilling encounter at the lane and once again it was great to see the lads come back from a two goal deficit against the gunners. As it turns out, a draw wasn’t much help to either team, but great to see Van der Vaart back on song and Aaron Lennon at his flying best.
We also had our club trip recently, which was once again a great success. It was the premier league game at home to Stoke City, and having just exited the Champions league after a thrilling maiden campaign, the park lane were in full voice on a gloriously sunny day in N17. The Premier Inn Eustace was the base camp once again, with the Spurs Megastore, Bricklayers and Bell & Hare the stop off points on the matchday itself.
The 2011 AGM is once again upon us, and as well as the renewal of memberships etc. we would like to draw particular attention to the club officer postions for the coming season. As has been stated before, Malcolm is going to step down from the secretary’s role after four years of tremendous work and dedication, possibly to move over into the PR side of things. We will have the full agenda of the meeting on this website as always prior to the meeting taking place.
Players Required to play in a Chaity match for the Mark Brennan shield
Mark Brennan was a long time supporter of Tottenham Hotspurs Football Club and also an orginal member of the sligo Spurs Supporters Club in our first year as a club 2007. Tragically Mark was lost to cancer in the spring of 2008. In his memory his family have sponsored a Sheild to be contested each year to raise some funds for a local charity.
This years game is
Sligo Spurs supporters club v West Ham united supporters club
Saturday May 15th
kick off 2 O'clock
The Sligo showgrounds
The game is only 15 mins each side and all the proceeds will to the charity.
We are looking for member of our supporters club to play for our team on the day.
If interested please contact Jonathan Costello on 087 7643818
Anyone who plays should wear a Spurs home Lillywhite jersey.
We Plan to go to Thomas Connollys bar afterwards for some Food and Drink and to enjoy the FA Cup Final and dream of what of could of been......
Many Thanks to Brennan Family and to Keith O'Dwyer of Sligo Rovers for the donation of the play area.
Mark Brennan R.I.P.
"Mark you will allways be with us brother."
Player of the season Awards
As the season is drawing to a close the
members office in london is starting to make plans for the Official Supporters
Clubs end of season awards for 2009/2010. A date is yet to be finalised
however in preparation for this event we require our Members to cast their
votes for the following awards:
or by email to email@example.com
The closing date for the receipt of nominations
is Friday the 2nd April.
As soon as i have more information on the awards event i will let you know. last years chairman Michael Farrell presented the Player of the season award to arron lennon.
Christmas Charity Draw Cheque presentation
We held our Christmas Charity draw recently please see all the results here. This draw has raised €600 in aid of the Special Olympics Badmington Club. A Cheque was recently presented before the Everton game on your behalf to the chosen charity. Many thanks to all who donated to this cause and well done to those who were winners. Some photos will follow later.
Next Club Meeting AGM
Our next meeting will be our Annual General Meeting to be held in May. More details to follow
If you are unable to attend please contact the Malcolm Mc Donagh on 087 763 8366
Meet Spurs Legends
Sligo Spurs have ties with other Spurs supporters clubs in the UK. Some of these clubs often organise legend nights where you can get to meet some of the tottenham legends of the past. There are 2 events of this sort happening in the uk during april.
Isle of White
Ossie ardiles and Mickey hazzard
Martin Chivers and Pat Jennings
For more information on both of these events please contact malcolm on 087 7638366.
Sligo Spurs Live TV match in Hong Kong october 2009
In October 2009 Malcolm Mc Donagh travelled to Hong Kong for a 1 week Holiday. While he was there Malcolm contacted the Hong Kong Spurs Supporters Club to see where the spurs would be on TV while he was there . On October the 3rd he went to delaneys Irish bar on Hong Kong island for the 10pm Local time Kick off The bar was decked out in spurs flags and the there was a great atmosphere provided by everyone there.
The place mostly contained ex pats from the uk and some local chineese spurs supportres also. you can see some phtos of this event here.
Club Night Christmas Party (Manchester City) December 2009
We recently had our annual club night on wednesday 16 December during the Manchester city home game.There was a great turnout on the night. we got a great result and the spurs played really well too. The sligo spurs club would like to thank Gerry Nicholson for sponsering the Drink on the night and for Jennifer branley who provided the catering on the night. You can see some pictures of the event here
Ossie Ardiles and Ricky Villa Legend Night
On Friday the 6th of December in the De Vere Hotel Swindon members of the Sligo Spurs Supportes club ( Gerry theNichoherlson and Malcolm Mc Donagh) attended a special event organised by the swindon branch of spurs supporters club. This legend event was attended by a room of over 150 devoted spurs fans. The guests of honors on the night were Ossie Ardiles and Ricky Villa who chated about their time with the club and signed autogaph and posed for potographs with everyone. You can see some of the photo here.
The Event was also attended by the danish supporters
Sligo Spurs would like to thank the Swindon Spurs Supporters club and their chairman Roman Piotrowski for their warm welcome on the night. Here is to more events in the future.
Spurs Match Programme Index
we have recently set up an index with links to photos of past match programmes. You can acess the match index
If you have any old programmes that are not listed on this site and would like to have them included please contact Malcolm Mc Donagh
Membership for 2009/2010 is closed
Our Membership for this season has now closed. If you want to join this year we suggest that your first apply to white harte lane to get a One hotspur membership and after you get your card contact malcolm.
Regular membership will re open again in May 2010.
If you would like to know the membership rates for the 2009/2010 season you can download the application form you can get it here
Spurs Tickets Information 2009/2010
2008/ 2009 Spurs match Ticket information (Prices and on sale dates) is avalilable here
New Club Polo Shirts
We have produced some new club polo shirts for next seasoe 2009/ 2010. The are available in All sizes are in navy blue with club logo. You may see a photo of the new club polo shirt here.
Orders of new shirts will be taken at the next meeting 20 October. Full payment with order is expected and each shirt costs €25 each
Shirt supplier http://www.sheridanpromotions.ie/
Our Next Club meeting will be held in the City Hotel Sligo 15th December 2009 at 8pm
The fixtures for the 2008/2009 season can be accesed here. Please note that this list is subject to change due to TV and Cup games.
AGM May 2008/2009 Season
Our last Annual General Meeting was held on the 26of May 2009.
You can read the minutes of the meeting here.
Player of the Season Awards
Some of our members inclulding our Chairman and club secretary attended a special event at White harte lane on Sunday last 17th of may you can read more about the event here on the spurs website
You can see photos of the day here
The story of the Season 2008/2009
You can read the Story of Season here and recall the month by month drama that was last season 2008/2009
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