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Updated: 01/06/17 : 06:43:24

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The ''Tubber Tornado'' Raffaele Cretaro
Cretaro's star-studded sports career recalled

THE ENORMOUS career successes of the ''Tubber Tornado'' was recalled over them weekend.

Raffaele Cretaro was speaking online with leading website journal.ie

The current Sligo Rovers star has the unique double-distinction of being the player with the most appearances and goals combined in the club's 89 years.

The weekend feature recalled that, individually, Tony Fagan has made more appearances while Johnny Armstrong remains Sligo Rovers leading scorer of all time.

Showed Interest

But the ''Tubber Tornado'' lies second to them in each category -- hence his unique record, which may never be bettered.

Cretaro speaks frankly in the interview and recalls his ''home bird'' love of Tubber pass up on foreign clubs who showed interest.

The nearest his playing career took him to 'foreign' places was Phibsboro in Dublin where he won a League Championship.

His later Sligo Rovers career is already destined for the history books -- as winner of SSE Airtricity League, Ford FÁI Cup and Setanta (All Ireland) Cup honours.

Link to journal.ie interview:-

http://www.the42.ie/rafael-cretaro-sligo-rovers-interview-3550832-Aug2017/?utm_source=email

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Sligo Rovers win in Cork, bound clear of 'drop zone'

SLIGO ROVERS
bounded clear of the relegation zone with a deserved 1-0 against likely champions-elect Cork City on the Leeside last night, Friday.

Scottish under age international Rhys McCabe, pictured below, scored the SSE Airtricity League winner just after half time.















But this was a team victory, lead by a composed defence and tigerish midfield.

No surprise then that RTÉ named Craig Roddan as their Man of the Match. He marshalled everything.

Regan Donelon enhanced his portfolio of solid performances in the left back slot and  neutrals will have taken note. READ MORE >>>


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