AFC Rushden & Diamonds will play the next home game of their 2017-18 campaign in the EVO-STIK League South, East with their first home game of 2018, when they host Marlow FC at Hayden Rd, Rushden on Saturday (KO 3pm). The win at Bedford on New Years Day was the Diamonds ninth league win in a row, but it was also the 11th win in a row for senior games, equalling the record in that category – see here – so the Diamonds will be looking to set a new record on Saturday.
The game has passed a Saturday Morning pitch inspection – GAME ON.
Admission Prices for the 2017-18 season are detailed 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.
The Blues website is here, and their twitter feed here. They are managed by Mark Bartley. Other information can be found on the club directory page here. The two teams met in the reverse fixture earlier in the season, with the Diamonds returning home with the three points after a 4-2 win – report 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 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.
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.