Chasetown FC v AFC Rushden & Diamonds – Tuesday 4th April

AFC Rushden & Diamonds will play their next game in the Northern Premier League First Division South on Tuesday evening when they make a trip to Staffordshire to face Chasetown FC (KO 7:45pm). This is the third time this game has been scheduled following two earlier postponements.

Chasetown play at The Scholars Ground, Church Street, Chasetown, Staffordshire, WS7 3QL. Directions for the trip of around 75 miles are here. Local directiors provided by our opponents are as follows: From the M42 junction 10 towards Tamworth or from the M6 Junction 11 or 12 towards Cannock or the A38 southbound from Derby – follow signs for A5 towards Brownhills. At the traffic lights at the Terrace Restaurant turn towards Burntwood onto the A5195. Straight over first island towards Chasetown and Hammerwich, over toll road and at second island turn left into Hanney Hay Road which leads into Highfields Road signposted Chasetown, up the hill to mini island, then straight on into Church Street, past the church on left and school on right. Ground is on the left at end of road. The club is running a coach to this fixture – details here.

Information on Chasetown kit colours etc, is on the NPL website here, with other information on the club directory page here. Their club history is on their Wikipedia page here. Their website is here and twitter feed here. The Scholars finished in 7th place in the league last season, two places outside the playoff positions. The two teams have already met at the Dog & Duck this season, with the visitors taking home all three points – report 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, as well as details on Radio Diamonds.

Other Info

A summary of the Diamonds 2016/17 playing squad, including player pen-pics is here. Individual player profiles for the Diamonds squad are available here. Current Player, Match and League stats are here, along with historic player stats. Last season’s stats are here.

The Diamonds fixtures for the 2016-17 season can be found here.

You can find a shared Google calendar that includes all the Diamonds fixtures here. This will allow you to link to that calendar or copy and paste them into a personal calendar. See here for more details of linking to iOS calendars.

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 Northern Premier League First Division South Clubs, 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.

Radio Diamonds will broadcast commentary on the game – details here.

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 Hevey Logo.

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 see here.

People accessing the website via Tablet or Mobile who want to access some of the nested menus on the website may find the “Quick Links” tab useful – found just above the “Hevey” logo on the homepage.