You can directly contact John Gregory our Commercial Director by e-mail at email@example.com
In our short history, our senior side has had remarkable success on the pitch. In the past four seasons we have achieved two promotions including the 2014/15 season’s double success as the United Counties League Premier Division Champions and League Cup Winners. As the 2014/15 season’s best supported football team in the country at Step Five of the Non-League, the club reached the playoffs in their first season in the Evostik Southern League in 2015/16. For 2016/17 they will be playing in the Evostik Northern Premier League First Division South, meaning the club will be playing in its fourth different division in its fifth season as a senior club.
The recent successes in the FA Cup and County Cup shows how much we place as a club on cup success; and especially the iconic FA Cup. We also enjoyed more cup success last season when our Under 18 side won their first County Cup. But it is the National Competitions which stir the imagination of players and supporters alike. After battling through several qualifying rounds in each of the past three seasons, we have gone out of the FA Cup to Dover Athletic from the Conference and Hendon from the Ryman Premier; both sides two or three divisions higher than ourselves at the time, and last season we won through four rounds of the FA Cup to reach the Fourth Qualifying Round, where a dramatic draw away at Barwell FC saw the club “in the hat” for the first round of the Emirates FA Cup, with the draw broadcast live nationally. A replay defeat ended that run in front of over 1100 fans at the Dog & Duck. At the end of last season the team lifted the Northants FA Hillier Senior Cup by defeating Kettering Town at Sixfields, home of Northampton Town, then also lifted further silverware in July 2016 in shape of the Northants FA Maunsell Cup.
Off the pitch we have adopted a “Community Benefit Society” constitution accredited by the FSA. This reinforces our principles of One Fan, One Vote and ensures that the club and its assets are protected on behalf of the community in the long term. With 750 club members, today the club has 34 teams of all ages including Academy, Development, and Community teams not forgetting our much respected multi disability team; all wearing the traditional Diamonds white shirt. Next season we will have a complete set of girls’ teams, across the full age range, playing competitive football.
As a community members club to succeed and achieve our long term plans, we must sustain a strong youth and community football base, whilst engaging and gaining the support from the local community. We want to offer companies the opportunity to promote their businesses whilst generating much needed revenue for the club. We also hope our members and supporters will promote and when able take up available commercial offers during the 2016-17 season.
Being part of the home match day experience offers companies and individuals the chance to enjoy a corporate hospitality experience, perhaps choose the man of match, or for children lead the “Diamonds” out onto the pitch before the game. For businesses it is a very cost effective way of advertising and raising your company’s profile especially if you take out one of our match programme advertising spaces.
Our Match Day opportunities include
- Match Day Sponsorship
- Match Ball Sponsorship
- Team Mascot
- Programme Advertising
As we proved in our first four seasons as a senior club, we aim to be successful both on and off the pitch; success breeds success. Creating more and more positive publicity, increasing awareness of our club and generating more support through increased club membership and match day crowds. We offer companies the opportunity to advertise with us to reach new customers and produce more business for themselves. We want businesses to advertise with us and share our new founded professional image within in the local community.
Our Advertising opportunities include
- Stadium Sponsorship
- Peter de Banke Stand Board
- Perimeter Pitch Side Boards
- AFCRDTV Sponsorship
- Hospitality Lounge Sponsorship
We offer businesses the chance to attach their name to our new club. Creating promotional openings and building goodwill alongside AFC Rushden & Diamonds, at the dawn of a new era for football in East Northamptonshire. We have opportunities to put a company name on training kits, which are used before and after all matches. We hope our supporters as well as businesses will take advantage of the prospect to sponsor home and/or away their favourite First or Under 21 team player.
Our Sponsorship opportunities include
- Junior Premier League & Community Youth Teams
- 1st Team & U21 Team Tracksuits
- 1st Team & U21 Training Kits
- First Team Kit Bag
- Bench Jackets
- 1st Team & U21 Team Players
- Management Team Clothing
The following video is an Interview with Hevey Building Supplies shortly after they began their sponsorship agreement with AFC Rushden & Diamonds.
Click here for an article about the Hevey sponsorship of the Peter De Banke Terrace.
The following video is a Testimonial Interview with Hart Family Brewers.
Details of Player Sponsorship opportunities for 2016/17 are here. Player sponsorships for the 2016/17 season are displayed on a dedicated page here, with player photos, links to sponsors, links to pen pics etc.
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