AFC Rushden & Diamonds v Olney Town – Tuesday 19th February

AFC Rushden & Diamonds v Olney Town

Tuesday 19th February 2013 – 7:45pm

ChromaSport & Trophies United Counties League Division One

Dog and Duck Stadium, London Road, Wellingborough NN8 2DP

After the playing very few midweek games in the season to date, the Diamonds start a run of six consecutive midweek games on Tuesday when Olney Town are the visitors to the Dog and Duck.

The two teams met in Buckinghamshire in the early part of the season, with the Diamonds recording a 1-0 victory, courtesy of a late Alfie Taylor goal – report here.

The Diamonds will be looking to extend their five game winning run, during which they have kept five clean sheets in response to the five goals they conceded to Oadby Town.

As this is a league game, season tickets are valid. For those paying on the gate normal prices apply, so entry to this game is at the standard admission prices of Adults £5, Concessions £2.50, Under 16 Members FREE, Under 8 FREE (Concessions (with ID) are Over 60′s and Students. 8-15 year old non-members will also be admitted at the concession rate. Under 16 members are admitted free to all home matches on production of a valid membership card. Under 8s are admitted free to all home matches.

Details of any issues with respect to the weather / pitch conditions etc will be here or on Twitter (@AFCRD). Those who may not have internet access in the build-up to a game may want to make note of the club contact phone number as detailed here.

Our Opponents

Olney Town FC was formed in 1903, joining the UCL in 1964.

The Nurserymen are managed by Ed Wheatley, who took over team affairs from Neil Griffiths in December, and their club colours are green and yellow. Their club website is here.

At the weekend they battled for a 0-0 draw with in-form Harrowby United which left them in ninth place in the league.

The Dog and Duck

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 a covered standing area.

There is always a need for additional volunteers to help with ongoing maintenance and matchday work, as detailed here.

Other Info

Diamonds fans who can’t get to the game can listen to match commentary on Radio Diamonds – details here.

Individual player profiles for the squad are available here, with a summary list of player and management profiles here. Summary stats for the season to date are here, including appearance, attendance and goalscoring details. The current league table is here.

There are details on how to become a member of AFC R&D here, as well as information on Multiple Game Tickets and related prices here.

A full directory of UCL clubs, including links to websites, ground details etc, along with club links including Twitter details and some general UCL links is here.

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