AFC Rushden & Diamonds play in the Northern Premier League First Division South, as well as the following cup competitions.
- FA Cup
- FA Trophy
- Northants FA Hillier Senior Cup
- Northern Premier League Knock-Out Cup (Integro League Challenge Cup).
These fixtures and results will be detailed in the Diamonds Fixture and Result list here.
Changes to the original League Fixture List include the following:
- The away game at Witton Albion has been rescheduled twice and will now be on Tuesday 28th March.
- On Saturday 1st April 2017 the Diamonds will host Northwich Victoria at the Dog & Duck (KO 3pm)
- On Tuesday April 4th the Diamonds will travel to face Chasetown
- On Saturday 8th April 2017 the Diamonds will travel to face Leek Town (KO 3pm)
- On Tuesday 11th April the Diamonds will host Stocksbridge Park Steels
In the Preliminary Round of the Emirates FA Cup, AFC R&D defeated Northampton Sileby Rangers 4-3.on August 20th. They then beat AFC Hornchurch 2-0 in the First Qualifying Round on 3rd September, followed by a 3-1 victory at Concord Rangers on September 17th. They then lost 3-0 to Hendon FC on Saturday 1st October.
In the Buildbase FA Trophy they were defeated 2-0 in a replay at Lincoln United in the Second Qualifying Round after drawing 3-3 at the Dog & Duck. This was after defeating Coalville Town 1-0 on October 29th in the First Qualifying Round. They had defeated Histon FC 6-1 on October 11th in the Preliminary Round replay after drawing 1-1 at the Dog & Duck.
Details of round dates for the FA Trophy can be found here
In the Integro League Challenge Cup the Diamonds defeated Corby Town 2-1 on Tuesday 6th December, and then beat Rugby Town 3-1 on Tuesday 10th January. They then beat Spalding United on penalties in the third round but lost to Buxton FC in the quarter final.
In the NFA Hillier Senior Cup the Diamonds lost 3-2 at Kettering Town on Tuesday 20th September.
You can find a shared Google calendar that includes all the Diamonds fixtures here
. This will allow you to link to that calendar or copy and paste them into a personal calendar. See here
for more details of linking to iOS calendars.
There is a colour-coded fixture and results list which can be downloaded via the following link - AFC RD Fixtures 19Mar17
A current list of NPL1S clubs, along with links to their websites, and directions to their grounds is here - along with links to their Twitter feeds along with other useful information on a club-by-club basis.
The Diamonds / MAA partnership are fielding a team in the Football Conference Youth Alliance
where they will play in Division H. You can see their complete fixture and results list here
, and see the FCYA fixtures, results and league table here
The AFC R&D U21 team play in the Midland Football League U21 Division South
. Details of the fixtures for the Diamonds U21 side are here
. They play at Islip Sports Field – see here
for directions – where there will be refreshments and other facilities available at the games, so supporters are encouraged to attend.
Academy and Community Teams
Details of the AFC R&D Community teams can be found on the Community pages here.
Details of the various AFC R&D Academy teams below U18 level can be found via the Academy News pages with the fixtures held on their respective league websites. Links to these are found here.