Diamonds return to the Southern League

AFC Rushden & Diamonds first team will compete in the Southern League Central division for the forthcoming 2017/18 season.

The FA leagues committee met this week to decide the club allocations for Steps 1-4 and we have been advised that we shall be returning to the Southern League Division 1 Central. Supporters will be familiar with the league with the club having reached the playoff final in the 2015/16 season.

The 22 teams in the league are as follows – see here for the official announcement.

  • AFC Dunstable
  • AFC Rushden & Diamonds
  • Arlesey Town
  • Ashford Town (Middlesex)
  • Aylesbury
  • Aylesbury United
  • Barton Rovers
  • Beaconsfield Town
  • Bedford Town
  • Cambridge City
  • Chalfont St. Peter
  • Egham Town
  • Fleet Town
  • Hanwell Town
  • Hartley Wintney
  • Hayes & Yeading United
  • Kempston Rovers
  • Marlow
  • Moneyfields
  • Northwood
  • Thame United
  • Uxbridge



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