AFC Rushden & Diamonds v Lincoln Utd (FA Trophy) – Saturday 12th November

AFC Rushden & Diamonds turn their attention to the Buildbase FA Trophy on Saturday when they host Lincoln United at the Dog & Duck (KO 3pm) in the Second Qualifying Round of the competition.


This is an “all pay” match so Season Tickets are not valid. Admission prices for this game will be

  • Adults – £9
  • Concessions – £6
  • U16s – Free

For directions to the Dog and Duck see here, where you will also find details of car parking options. You will find a range of bars and catering facilities, as well as a Club Shop. There is covered seating available, as well as two covered standing areas. You can see a stadium plan that maps out these facilities here, along with details of catering facilities (including a snack bar menu / prices with details of the famous Diamond Burger).

Fans may like to note that this game will be the fixture closest to Remembrance Day, so the Diamonds players will be wearing their Poppies. There will be a minute’s silence prior to the start of the game led by Alan Jenkins – so fans are encouraged to arrive in good time for the game.

With this being a game governed by FA rules, there will be the usual restrictions on alcohol sales from 15 minutes before the game until after the final whistle.

Details of the FA Trophy draw are here – the winners of this tie will play in the Third Qualifying Round on Saturday 26th November. If the scores are level after 90 minutes the game will be replayed in Lincoln on Tuesday evening (15th November).

Lincoln United also play in the First Division South of the Northern Premier League. Their website is here and twitter feed here.

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 or by following @AFCRD. See below for details of all the social media options for following the Diamonds, as well as details on Radio Diamonds.


Other Info

A summary of the Diamonds 2016/17 playing squad, including player pen-pics is here. Individual player profiles for the Diamonds squad are available here. Current Player, Match and League stats are here, along with historic player stats. Last season’s stats are here.

The Diamonds fixtures for the 2016-17 season can be found here.

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.

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 Northern Premier League First Division South 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 Hevey 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 above the “Hevey” logo on the homepage.