Diamonds Receive A Bye In League Cup Draw

The draw for the Preliminary Round of the Southern Football League Challenge Cup has been announced, and AFC Rushden & Diamonds have been given a bye through to the First Round of this competition. 

Dates for forthcoming rounds are as follows:

  • First w/c 1st October 2018
  • Second w/c 5th November 2018
  • Third w/c 3rd December 2018
  • Fourth w/c 7th January 2019
  • Semi-Final w/c 18th February 2019
  • Final (1st Leg) w/c 25th March 2019*
  • Final (2nd Leg) w/c 15th April 2019*

 * The League Challenge Cup Final may be played on a single date, dependent upon the fixture schedule towards the end of the season and will be decided by the Board of Directors

Further details of the draw can be found on the new Southern League Website here.