Club Statement

The Board of AFC Rushden & Diamonds can confirm that Richard Maxwell has been relieved of his position as first team manager with immediate effect. The Board would like to thank Richard and his coaching staff for stepping in during a challenging time.

Matt Vernon has agreed to take on the role of Interim Manager, supported by Dean Snedker and Academy coaches. Matt has been part of the Club as Academy Manager for many years, as an Academy coach and is well known to the players.

The Board is now actively looking to recruit a new first team manager and anyone wishing to apply for the vacant position is asked to contact Stacey Hawkins, Club Secretary, by email – secretary@afcdiamonds.com by 5:00 pm on Tuesday, 29th November.

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