Barwell FC v AFC Rushden & Diamonds – Saturday 10th August

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

The Canaries play at Kirkby Road, Barwell LE9 8FQ. Directions for the 50 mile trip can be found here. Local directions from the A5 or M69 are: 

Leave M69 at junction 1 and take B4109 towards Hinckley. In about 1.5 mile turn right at traffic lights into Brookside. At next set of lights at end of Brookside turn left. Follow road round and at 3rd set of lights turn right signposted Earl Shilton/Leicester. Keep on this road past golf club on right and Hinckley Utd ground on left and at large roundabout take 2nd exit signposted Barwell.

In about 1.5 miles, centre of village, go straight over mini roundabout and then in 20 metres turn right into Kirkby Road. Entrance to complex is 400 metres on right opposite park. 

The club is not running a coach for this fixture. Details for forthcoming coach travel are here. The matchday programme is only available online and can be downloaded from the Barwell website here. Entrance is £10 for adults and £6 for concessions.

The Clubhouse is situated at the entrance to the complex where everyone is welcome before and after the game. Please note NO ALCOHOL is allowed inside the ground.




The Diamonds will be wearing their new third kit for this fixture.

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

There have been a number of rule changes introduced for this season – you can find details of them here.

Player Profiles for the current squad are available here. You can also find the Diamonds player history here, along with a table summarising appearances and linking to their individual profiles. Player Sponsorship details are here.

The fixture list for the forthcoming season is 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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