Ribbesford Meadow, Bewdley DY12 2TJ
Kick Off 10:30am
Midland Football Combination U21 Division
Bewdley Town U21 v AFC Rushden & Diamonds U21
AFC Rushden & Diamonds will play their first U21 game on Saturday Morning.
The team is playing in the Midland Football Combination U21 Division, and their first game is away against Bewdley Town U21. The game will be played at Ribbesford Meadow, Bewdley DY12 2TJ with kick off at 10:30am. Directions are on the MFC U21 website here – or directions from the Dog & Duck to the ground are here.
The MFC U21 League has a dedicated website at http://fulltime.thefa.com/Index.do?divisionseason=208356653&league=6125369
Here you will find the league fixtures and the league table. By clicking on a fixture you will see details of the venue, including directions, as well as the squad list for the two teams concerned (see below). The specific fixtures and results for the Diamonds U21 team will be on our own website here.
The MFC U21 website is being administered directly by the teams themselves, so they will input player registrations, results, scorers directly. (The UCL require that the Club Secretary has to pass this information to the league, who then input it).
As the Diamonds are not a member of the Midland Football Combination itself, there is a need to register any player who is to play in a game, including any overage players (you will see these indicated by hash sign in the squad list) You can see the specific information relating to the Diamonds U21 side here – click on the “players” tab to see a squad list.
The current Diamonds U21 Squad List currently has eight players who are registered with the UCL for the Diamonds first team, including overage player Ben Morgan. The current squad is as follows
- Liam Bond*
- Connor Brown
- Noah Bryant
- Ryan Chamberlain
- Jack Crow
- Zach Farden*
- Luke Fathers
- Ashley Foulger*
- Omar Ghavami
- Savvas Hamp
- Joe Holmes
- Ashley Meeks*
- Tommy Messinger
- Ben Morgan* (overage player)
- Moses Olanrewaju
- Jake Reynolds*
- Louis Smith*
- Mahmood Suleyman
- Mason Thomas*
- Kyron Walsh
(*=UCL Registered Player)
Up to three overage players can play in a game. Their team manager is Dean Thomas.
Details of the background to the formation of the Diamonds U21 side is here.