Lutterworth Athletic v AFC Rushden & Diamonds

Lutterworth Athletic v AFC Rushden & Diamonds

Friendly Fixture

Saturday 11th August 2012 – 15:00

Lutterworth Soccer Centre, Hall Park, Hall Lane, Bitteswell, Lutterworth LE17 4LN.

AFC Rushden & Diamonds hit the road for their final pre-season friendly on Saturday afternoon when they make the trip to play Lutterworth Athletic on Saturday 11/8. This is a double header game, with an Under 18 game between the two clubs at 12:30 and the men’s team game at 3pm. These games form part of the official opening of their new facilities at Hall Park, including the abilities to host teams of a wide age range.

Admission Prices for this game were still to be defined by Lutterworth Athletic at the time of going to press. Their website is here.

Our Opponents

The Athletic won promotion to the East Midlands Counties League for this season. This is a step 6 league – the same level as the UCL Division 1. Their season started last Saturday, when their first home game attracted a crowd of 121 that saw them give away a two goal lead to slip to a 4-2 home defeat at the hands of Bardon Hill FC. A report on that game is here. Their club colours are green and white.

Travel / Facilities

The ground is around 40 miles from the Dog & Duck at Lutterworth Soccer Centre, Hall Park, Hall Lane, Bitteswell, Lutterworth LE17 4LN – directions here.

Travel by public transport is not an easy option for this game, but details of possible options can be found on the Traveline website.

Other Info

The full list of fixtures for the forthcoming weeks is here. Player profiles for the squad are available here.

For details of the history of AFC Rushden & Diamonds see here.

There are details on how to become a member of AFC R&D here, as well as news on Season Tickets and related prices here.

A full directory of UCL clubs, including links to websites, ground details etc, along with club links including Twitter details and some general UCL links is here.