Alfreton Town v AFC Rushden & Diamonds – Saturday 16th September

AFC Rushden & Diamonds travel to face Alfreton Town in the Second Qualifying Round of the Emirates FA Cup on Saturday 16th September (KO 3pm).

Alfreton Town play in the Conference North (Step 2) – now known as National League North. Their ground address is North St, Alfreton DE55 7FZ.  Directions for the 88 mile trip from Rushden are here. Local Directions for finding the ground, including via public transport are here, with driving directions summarised as: Leave M1 at J28. Take A38 towards Derby for 2 miles. Take B600 slip road. At T junction turn right towards town centre. At pedestrian crossing turn left into North Street and the ground is on the right hand side. Please note that entry to the ground for Diamonds supporters is via the Alma Street entrance. You can see details of the ground layout and local car parking options via this download link.

The club is running a coach to this fixture – details here. The Diamonds will wear their third strip for this fixture.

Admission prices for this game are £10 adults / £7 concessions / £1 U16s. 

The Reds website is here, and their twitter feed is here. They are managed by John McDermott. Their club history is on their wikipedia page here.

Other Info

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 or by following @AFCRD. See below for details of all the social media options for following the Diamonds, as well as details on Radio Diamonds.

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.

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

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