Moneyfields FC v AFC Rushden & Diamonds – Saturday 27th January

AFC Rushden & Diamonds will play their next away league game of the 2017-18 campaign in the EVO-STIK League South, East when they visit Moneyfields FC on Saturday afternoon (KO 3pm).

Following the recent poor weather there will be a 9am pitch inspection – please check the Diamonds twitter feed for the result of this inspection –  

For directions for the journey of around 134 miles to Moneyfields Ave, Copnor, Portsmouth PO3 6LA are here. The club is running a coach for this fixture – details of coach travel are here

Local directions provided by the club are as follows : 

From the North & East (A3M) & (A27M)

Where the A3M joins the A27, just past Junction 5 or Havant from the East, move into the near side lane and follow the road signs for Portsmouth ( E )/Southsea 2030 ).At the roundabout, at the bottom of the slip road take the first left down the Eastern Road.

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From the North &West (M3/M27/A27)

As you approach Portsmouth follow the road signs for Portsmouth (E). Take the Portsmouth (E) exit off the motorway and stay in the outside lane of the slip road. There are traffic lights and a very large roundabout at the bottom of the slip road. Follow the signs for Portsmouth (E) / A2030 Southsea this will take you back under the motorway before you exit left down the Eastern road. 

After the third set of traffic lights, Texaco garage on your right, move into the out side lane of the dual carriage way, and then turn right at the next set of traffic lights into Tangiers Road.

Follow this road past the School, pond and shops on your left until you see a Zebra Crossing and a Tote betting shop on your right.

Turn right here into Folkestone road and continue on down Martin Road.

The Moneyfields Sports and Social club is directly in front of you. Turn left at the end of Martin Road and the car park to the ground is on your right. Please note that parking is limited.

The ground can also be reached via Public Transport by taking Bus 21 from near Portsmouth & Southsea station – for door to door directions see Traveline here.



Our Opponents

The Moneys are managed by Dave Carter. Their website is here, and twitter feed here. Other information can be found on the club directory page here.  The two teams fought out a 2-2 draw when they met earlier this season at Hayden Rd – report here.

Other Info

There is a Diamonds Match Diary here, and the club twitter feed will provide the latest information before, during and after the match using the link or by following @AFCRD. See below for details of all the social media options for following the Diamonds, spearheaded by Radio Diamonds for most league games.

Player and Match Sponsorship options are detailed in the Commercial Section of this website as detailed here

The latest fixture news is here. You can find a directory of all of the EVO-STIK League South, East Clubs, with links to web pages, twitter feeds etc here, where you will also find a set of links to other useful resources.

There are a range of social media options available to help follow the Diamonds, with the well used and liked twitter feed to the fore, as well as a Facebook page and Club Instagram Page (follow afcrd), and a Snapchat service, accessible on mobile platforms such as an iOS or Android Phone, so you can follow the live matchday story by finding afcrd on Snapchat.

Don’t forget you can get a regular Diamonds news bulletin delivered to your inbox, including details of all the forthcoming fixtures by signing up to the Club Newsletter – you will see a sign-up box on the right-hand side of the site homepage – just under the Gold Bond Logo.

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, Multiple Game Tickets and related prices here.

The club depends upon volunteer support from its fanbase. If you would like to join the group who help either on matchdays or behind the scenes see here.

People accessing the website via Tablet or Mobile who want to access some of the nested menus on the website may find the “Quick Links” tab useful – found just under the “Auto Windscreens” logo on the homepage.