Senior Team 

For the 2018/19 Season, AFC Rushden & Diamonds will play in the Southern League Premier Division Central at Step 3 of Non-League Football,  as well as the following cup competitions. 

  • Emirates FA Cup
  • Buildbase FA Trophy
  • Northants FA Hillier Senior Cup
  • Southern League Challenge Cup.
These fixtures and results will be detailed in the Diamonds Fixtures and Results list – see here for details.
  • The home game against Hitchin Town is now on Tuesday 13th November (rescheduled from mid-October due to the Canaries’ County Cup commitments) 
  • The trip to face Lowestoft Town will now be on Saturday 24th November (rescheduled from 10th November due to FA Trophy commitments).
The Diamonds play at Hayden Rd, Rushden, with location and other details here.
 
The League season started on Saturday 11th August, running until Saturday 27th April 2019. Play off semi-finals will be on Wednesday 1st May, with the final on Monday 6th May. Details of the promotion and relegation rules for this season, including possible play-off procedures, are here.
 
After defeating Deeping Rangers 3-0 in the Preliminary Round Replay of the Emirates FA Cup, the Diamonds went out of the competition at Hayes & Yeading United in the First Qualifying Round on September 8th.
 
In the Buildbase FA Trophy AFC Rushden & Diamonds lost 2-0 at Witton Albion in the Second Qualifying Round on November 10th after they had defeated St Ives Town in the First Qualifying Round.
 
The Diamonds were given a bye through to the First Round of the Southern Football League Challenge Cup where they were knocked out by Kempston Rovers on Tuesday 2nd October. 
 
In the first round of the NFA Hillier Cup the Diamonds travelled to face Peterborough Northern Star, recording a 2-0 victory. They then hosted Northampton ON Chenecks in Round 2 on Tuesday 6th November recording a 1-0 victory. They will now host Cogenhoe United on Tuesday 5th February in the semi-final of this competition.
 
You can find a colour coded fixtures and results list here - AFC R&D Fixtures and Results 1111
 
The main FA Fixture Calendar can be found below, along with a number of summary calendars:
 
You can also 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 for access on a mobile device such as a Phone or Tablet. See here for more details of linking to iOS calendars.
 
A current list of Southern League Premier Division Central clubs, along with links to their websites, and directions to their grounds is available here. including details of ground names / nicknames etc. There is also a map of the teams concerned as well as links to their location via their postcodes and links to their Twitter feeds along with other useful information on a club-by-club basis.
 
 
Junior Teams
 
In addition to the AFC R&D / MAA U18 setup there will be two new U18 squads under the Academy umbrella for the 2018/19 season: 

The existing AFC R&D / MAA U18s will continue as in previous seasons in the Football Conference Youth Alliance and will represent the Club in the FA and NFA Cup competitions. See here for details of the FA Youth Cup.

The U21 Elite Squad will continue to play in the Midland Football League U21 setup.

 

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.

 
 
 
 

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