Senior Team 

For the 2019/20 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 league fixtures were announced on 12th July as detailed here.
  • The AFC Rushden & Diamonds league match against Needham Market FC has been rearranged for Tuesday January 28th at Hayden Road.
  • The postponed Boxing Day home fixture with Peterborough Sports has been rearranged for Tuesday 11th February.
  • The fixture at Royston Town, due on February 8th has been moved to Tuesday 3rd March due to the Crows continuing involvement in the FA Trophy.

As things stand, there will be no game on Saturday February 8th.
All midweek fixtures kick off at 7:45pm.

Details of the Round Dates in the various FA Competitions can be found here.
The Diamonds will enter the Emirates FA Cup at the First Round Qualifying Stage, travelling to face Enfield Town on Saturday September 7th, exiting the competition at that stage
The Diamonds enter the Buildbase FA Trophy at the First Round Qualifying Stage where they hosted Banbury United who they defeated after a replay. They went out of the competition at South Shields in the Second Qualifying Round.
In the Southern League Challenge Cup AFC Rushden & Diamonds have received a bye through to the First Round, so entered the competition on Tuesday 1st October with a home tie against Corby Town which they won 3-2. In the second round they defeated  Yaxley FC, and will now host Needham Market FC, with the tie to be played on Tuesday 3rd December
In the NFA Hillier Senior Cup the Diamonds received a bye through to the Second Round, where they lost to Brackley Town.
Details of League and Cup Fixtures will be added on once announced.
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. The colour-coded fixture and results list is also available - AFC R&D Fixtures and Results 22Jan20
The Diamonds play at Hayden Rd, Rushden, with location and other details here. Matchday Prices and Season Ticket Information can be found here.
A current list of Southern League Premier Division Central clubs, along with links to their websites, and directions to their grounds will be 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 were two other U18 squads under the Academy umbrella in the past season: 

The AFC R&D / MAA U18s played in the Football Conference Youth Alliance and represented the Club in the FA and NFA Cup competitions.

The U21 Elite Squad played 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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