AFC Rushden & Diamonds v Peterborough United XI

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AFC Rushden & Diamonds v Peterborough United XI

Friendly Fixture

Friday 27th July 2012 – 7:30pm

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

After the two weather-affected false starts at staging their first home fixture, AFC Rushden & Diamonds will welcome a Peterborough United XI as their first visitors to the Dog and Duck on Friday evening, when the Posh XI travel to Wellingborough for a pre-season friendly.

Entry to this game is at the reduced prices of Adults £3, Concessions £1.50, Under 16 Members FREE, Under 8 FREE (Concessions (with ID) are Over 60′s and Students). Note that season ticket cards are not valid for this game.

Note the kick-off time is at 7:30pm, and before the game there will be the official opening ceremony for Dale’s bar at 7pm – carried out by Dale’s parents – see here for details.

Our Opponents

Peterborough United will need little introduction to AFC Rushden & Diamonds fans who also followed R&DFC, as the two clubs met on a regular basis in pre-season / Maunsell Cup games after the Diamonds dropped out of the Football League, where they played the Posh in both League 2 and Division 2. The exact make-up of the side the Posh are likely to field is not yet known.

The Dog and Duck

During the summer both WTFC and AFC R&D volunteers have been working at the Dog and Duck on various projects – of which Dale’s Bar is one of them – see here for the WTFC review of that work, and here for an update from AFC R&D. There is always a need for additional volunteers to help with ongoing maintenance and matchday work, so if you are able to volunteer please contact the club – details here.


For directions to the Dog and Duck see here, where you will also find details of car parking options.

Other Info

For those wishing to watch the London 2012 opening ceremony, this will be shown on the TV in the clubhouse bar.

The full list of friendly games is here. Player profiles for the squad are available here.

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 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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