Dean Thomas steps up as Under 18 assistant manager



AFC Rushden & Diamonds are delighted to announce that Dean Thomas has been appointed as Assistant Manager of the Under 18s team.

Dean joined the club last season and became and integral part of the management team which delivered such a successful 2011-12 season and will assist Under 18s Manager Mark Walsh in the forthcoming 2012/13.

Dean will also continue in his role of First Team Coach.

The Under 18’s got their pre season preparations off to a great start with a convincing 4-0 victory over Wellingborough Town on saturday, details of this match can be found here

There have also been a couple of changes in the Under 18s fixture list this week – the proposed friendly away at Oadby Town on Wednesday 18th July has been called off owing to the inclement weather whilst the following week’s game on Wednesday 25th July at Holwell Sports will also not go ahead. Instead, the young Diamonds will now travel to Bradwell St Peter on Thursday 2nd August for a friendly match, kick off at 7:45pm.