Alvechurch FC v AFC Rushden & Diamonds – Saturday 16th November – GAME ON

AFC Rushden & Diamonds will travel to face Alvechurch FC on Saturday afternoon (KO 3pm) in the next away game of their 2019-20 campaign in the Southern League Premier Division Central.

There was a pitch inspection at 10:30am which confirmed the game is ON. Please check the Diamonds twitter feed for any further updates.

The Church play at Lye Meadow, Redditch Road, Alvechurch B48 7RS, which is around 76 miles from Rushden – click here for directions. Local directions from the M42 provided by the club are thus: Take M42 to J2 then exit onto A441 towards Redditch. At roundabout at end of dual carriageway take 2nd exit B4120 signposted Alvechurch. After approx 1 mile ground is on right with car park entrance just before ground.

There is a free car park (first come, first served) adjacent to the club with space for about 100 cars. Please leave spaces next to the turnstiles free for disabled supporters (there should be bollards). If there is no car parking at the ground there is plenty of parking on the main road outside the ground.

The club is running a coach for this fixture as detailed here. Information regarding other forthcoming coach travel is here

Those fans considering train travel should be aware of the planned strike by the local train company this weekend.

Further spectator information is here.

Admission Prices :

Adults £10

Senior Concessions (65+) £7

Juniors (13-17) / Students (with ID card) £5

Children U13 FREE (with a paying adult or concession)



The Church website is here, and their twitter feed here. They are managed by Darren Byfield. Other information can be found on the club directory page here.


Other Info

Details of the Diamonds First Team Squad can be found here, along with the latest player and match statistics here.

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, spearheaded by Radio Diamonds for most league games.

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 clubs in the Southern League Premier Division Central, 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.

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.

You can become a Club Member of AFC Rushden & Diamonds – details 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, 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 please let us know.

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