AFC Rushden & Diamonds v Rushden & Higham United – Tuesday 8th January

AFC Rushden & Diamonds v Rushden & Higham United

Tuesday 8th January 2013 – 7:45pm

ChromaSport & Trophies United Counties League Division One

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

AFC Rushden & Diamonds will host neighbours Rushden & Higham United on Tuesday evening at the Dog & Duck in the third fixture of a busy January programme. The two sides met earlier this season at Hayden Road, with the Diamonds running out 4-0 winners in front of a UCL Division One record crowd of 1157.

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

Rushden & Higham United FC was founded in 2007 with the merger of Higham Town FC and Rushden Rangers. Higham Town history goes back to 1875, but in 2007 they merged with Rushden Rangers, moving to Hayden Road and upgrading the ground for UCL level football.

The Lankies club website is here. They are currently managed by ex-R&DFC midfielder Aidy Mann, They play in Orange and Black.

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

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.