AFC Rushden & Diamonds are pleased to announce initial details of their pre-season campaign for the 2019-20 season. As well as the traditional game again their ground-share partners Rushden & Higham United, the Diamonds can announce games against three teams that won their respective Divisions in 2018-19, with all three having Managers with Diamonds connections.




Kick off


Gate Prices

Friday July 12th

Rushden & Higham Utd

Hayden Rd


Chris Ruff Trophy

£6 adult/£4 concession

Thursday July 18th

Leyton Orient FC

Hayden Rd



£8 adult/£6 concession







Saturday July 27th

Histon FC

Hayden Rd


Dale Roberts (TBC)

£6 adult/£4 concession







Saturday August 3rd

Daventry Town FC












Leyton Orient won promotion back to the Football League by winning the National League with Justin Edinburgh as manager.

Daventry Town won the United Counties League with Arron Parkinson in charge, winning promotion to the Southern League.

Histon FC won the Eastern Counties League with Lance Key at the helm – also winning promotion to the Southern League.

Further games will be announced once confirmed, including details of the Maunsell Cup game (at Hayden Rd).


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