AFC Rushden and Diamonds Under 18 played their historic first ever match against a Raunds Town Reserves side at Kiln Park on Saturday 6th August.
In front of an impressive 350 plus crowd, the AFC R&D under 18 team managed by Mark Starmer, took a while to settle and found themselves 3 -0 down at half time. The second half proved much more even affair as the match finished 3-0 to Raunds. The result seemed immaterial, as it was a fantastic achievement for the newly formed community club take to the field for the first time.
AFC Rushden and Diamonds continue their pre season build up with a match at Wellingborough Whitworths on Thursday 11th August 7.45pm kick off
AFC Rushden and Diamonds have also announced their final pre season friendly against Irchester United on Monday 22nd August 2011 7.45pm, the match will be played at Irchester United FC.
Finally a reminder of the fans forum being held on Tuesday 9th at Raunds Town FC, 7.30pm start
Images courtesy of Mal Swinden
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