Match Preview: AFC Rushden & Diamonds vs St Ives Town – Monday 2nd January (KO 3:00 pm)

Pitch Inspection: game is ON

The Diamonds entertain St Ives Town on Bank Holiday Monday, 2nd January (kick-off 3:00 pm) in their first home fixture of 2023.

Players will be wearing black armbands in memory of Pelé.

This match is sponsored by Coley & Partners, estate agents and lettings agents for Rushden, Higham Ferrers and surrounding areas.

Over the festive fixtures, clubs in the Southern League are supporting Shelter’s #nohomekit campaign. Consequently, we will be playing in our yellow kit at home on 2nd January.

Learn more about Shelter and the work they do….

Admission prices are as follows:

Adult: £11

Over 60 Concession: £8

Student: £8

Under 21: £6 (Aged 17-21)

Under 16: £2 (Aged 9-16)

Under 8: Free (Accompanied by a paying adult/over 60 concession)

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Meetings between the clubs

In the corresponding league fixture last season Diamonds won 4-0.

Can’t make the game?

Our Radio Diamonds team will be providing live commentary as the action unfolds – tune in at Listeners will be able to message with their comments and thoughts on 07394 309591.

We will also doing live updates on our Twitter account at Highlights and interviews will be available after the game at