Dog and Duck Stadium, London Road, Wellingborough NN8 2DP
ChromaSport & Trophies United Counties League Premier Division
Tuesday 15th October 2013
AFC Rushden & Diamonds v Peterborough Northern Star
After the long trip to Dover at the weekend, the Diamonds return to league action on Tuesday evening when Peterborough Northern Star visit the Dog & Duck.
Peterborough Northern Star Football Club was formed in the early 20th Century as a team for the Northam Brickworks in Eye and the Star Brickworks in Peterborough. In the early 1950s they were renamed as Eye United. They joined the United Counties League in 2003, and in 2005 re-adopted their original name of Peterborough Northern Star. After being successful several times in UCL Division One, they were promoted to the Premier Division in 2010. Two seasons ago they reached the quarter-final of the FA Vase. The Star club website is here, and they have recently introduced a Twitter feed here, although that seems to have been usurped by an alternate feed here. Their home colours are white shirts and black shorts, and they are managed by the team of Michael Goode and Darren Jarvis. This season they occupied a mid-table position in the UCL Premier, and knocked local rivals Yaxley out of the FA Cup and FA Vase, before losing to Wroxham and Harrowby United in those competitions. They reached the second round of the NFA Hillier Cup with victory over Kettering Town. Ex-RDFC player Luke Kennedy plays in their midfield.
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.
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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.
A full directory of UCL clubs, including links to websites, ground details (with a map pinpointing all the UCL grounds), along with club links including Twitter details plus some general UCL links is here.
The UCL Handbook, along with links to competition rules for the season are here.