Banbury United v AFC Rushden & Diamonds – Saturday March 7th

AFC Rushden & Diamonds will travel to face Banbury United on Saturday 7th March 2020 (KO 3pm) in the next away game of their 2019-20 campaign in the Southern League Premier Division Central.

The Puritans at The Spencer Stadium, Station Approach, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 5AB  which is 45 miles from Rushden – click here for directions (see the note below about the A422 closure at Farthinghoe) – or see here for detailed directions provided by the club, along with car parking information.  It has been pointed out that the entry to the local road that leads to the ground can be easy to miss, so the picture below highlights that road, on the right with the hatched markings, as you approach the station on the town side of the tracks.

Please check the Diamonds twitter feed for any updates regarding pitch conditions etc.

The club is not running a coach for this fixture. Information regarding forthcoming coach travel is here

Away supporters are advised to use OX16 5AB for their Sat-Nav as the club’s official postcode may well take you elsewhere!

In addition the old Chiltern Railway car park at the end of Tramway Industrial Estate is available for use, This is accessed via the postcode OX16 5RW (the direct link into Tramway Road is pedestrian only). You can walk through to Station Approach from here.




The Puritans website is here, and their twitter feed here. They are managed by Mike Ford. 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.

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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