AFC Rushden & Diamonds v Bedford Town – GAME ON

AFC Rushden & Diamonds will play the next home game of their 2017-18 campaign in the EVO-STIK League South, East when they host Bedford Town at Hayden Rd, Rushden tonight (10/04) (KO 7:45pm).

There was an earlier pitch inspection and the ground has been passed fit – GAME ON.

Details of the rules for promotion and relegation can be found here.
 
 
 
AFC Rushden & Diamonds play at Hayden Rd, Rushden NN10 0HX – see here for a map of the ground and local area. The ground itself is best accessed from the west. Take the A6 Rushden and Higham bypass, and exit at the junction with Newton Road. Follow the road past the cemetery, and take the sharp right hand turn immediately after the Risdene Academy onto Hayden Road. The ground is approximately a quarter of a mile on the left.
 
See here for additional travel details as well as information on parking and facilities at Hayden Road.
 
Our Opponents

The Eagles were formed in 1989 after the demise of the original Bedford Town team which folded in 1982. They reached Conference South level in 2006 before dropping down into the Southern League Premier the following season, and into Division One in 2014.

Their website is here, and twitter feed here. They are managed by Jon Taylor. Other information can be found on the club directory page here

 
Other Info
There is a Diamonds Match Diary here, and the club twitter feed will provide the latest information before, during and after the match using the link https://twitter.com/AFCRD or by following @AFCRD. See below for details of all the social media options for following the Diamonds, spearheaded by Radio Diamonds for most league games.
Player and Match Sponsorship options are detailed in the Commercial Section of this website as detailed here
The latest fixture news is here. You can find a directory of all of the EVO-STIK League South, East Clubs, with links to web pages, twitter feeds etc here, where you will also find a set of links to other useful resources.
There are a range of social media options available to help follow the Diamonds, with the well used and liked twitter feed to the fore, as well as a Facebook page and Club Instagram Page (follow afcrd), and a Snapchat service, accessible on mobile platforms such as an iOS or Android Phone, so you can follow the live matchday story by finding afcrd on Snapchat.
Radio Diamonds will broadcast commentary on the game – details here.
Don’t forget you can get a regular Diamonds news bulletin delivered to your inbox, including details of all the forthcoming fixtures by signing up to the Club Newsletter – you will see a sign-up box on the right-hand side of the site homepage – just under the Gold Bond Logo.
For details of the history of AFC Rushden & Diamonds see here.
There are details on how to become a member of AFC R&D here, as well as news on Season Tickets, Multiple Game Tickets and related prices here.
The club depends upon volunteer support from its fanbase. If you would like to join the group who help either on matchdays or behind the scenes see here.
People accessing the website via Tablet or Mobile who want to access some of the nested menus on the website may find the “Quick Links” tab useful – found just under the “Auto Windscreens” logo on the homepage.