Turner and Veers doubtful for Sligo

Sligo Rovers entertain Galway United in tonight's eircom League of Ireland Premier Division clash at the Showgrounds, kick-off 7.45pm.

Sligo Rovers entertain Galway United in tonight's eircom League of Ireland Premier Division clash at the Showgrounds, kick-off 7.45pm.

Chris Turner and Gavin Peers are both doubtful but Rovers have signed two players ahead of the match.

Defender, Daniel Ventre and midfielder, Mark Boyd have been confirmed as Paul Cook’s first signings for the club.

"I’m delighted to have signed Daniel and Mark," said Cook.

"They both played with Accrington Stanley in winning the conference, and are players who I really know what they are capable of.

"Ventre is an uncompromising defender who can play anywhere across the back. He gives his all and I’m sure will become a fans favourite in time. Mark is a fantastically talented central midfielder who, when up to pace, will prove very influential."

Galway have several players missing for the trip as Stephen O'Flynn, John Russell, Liam McKenna, and David Cooke are all out injured. And Ciaran Foley is ruled out through suspension.

However, Yeboah Mensah is available after his international clearance came through, while Colm James is available despite going on the transfer list this week.

"This derby will be a tough one. They will be up for it against their Connacht counterparts and they will have a good crowd behind them," said boss Tony Cousins.

"Our encounter with them in the opening game of the season was one of our worst performances of the season. We will be hoping to put that right and we will go there to win."

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