Ampthill Town v AFC Rushden & Diamonds – Tuesday 23rd July

Woburn Street, Ampthill, Beds MK45 2HX

Pre-Season Friendly

Kick-Off 7:45pm

Tuesday 23rd July 2013

Ampthill Town v AFC Rushden & Diamonds 

AFC Rushden & Diamonds travel into Bedfordshire to face Ampthill Town on Tuesday evening. The Amps were promoted from Step 6 to Step 5 for the start of last season, and played in the same league as the Diamonds forthcoming FA Cup and FA Vase opponents.

Our Opponents

Ampthill Town play in the Spartan South Midlands League Premier Division, which is a step 5 league equivalent to the UCL Premier. They have had recent success in the FA Vase, reaching the last 16 last season, and the fourth round the previous season when they were still a step 6 club. They are managed by Craig Bicknell. The Amps club website is here and their Twitter feed here. They play in yellow and blue.


For directions for the trip of around 27-miles to Woburn Street, Ampthill, Beds MK45 2HX  from the Dog and Duck see here. The ground is in the corner of Ampthill Park, which is a popular local beauty spot.

Other Info

Details of the full pre-season campaign are here. A summary of the players who are already signed on for the 2013-14 season is here. Individual player profiles for the 2013-14 Diamonds squad are available here, with a summary list of player and management profiles to follow once the season proper begins.

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 player and match stats from last season are 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.