Northwood v AFC Rushden & Diamonds – Saturday April 7th

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

As the season enters the final month, there is a reminder that details of the rules for promotion and relegation can be found in the document originally published on this website last August can be found here.

Northwood play at Northwood Park, Chestnut Avenue, Northwood, Middlesex HA6 1HR. Directions for the 60 mile trip from Rushden can be found here. Local directions are on the Northwood website here.

The club is running a coach for this fixture – see here for details.

Getting to Chestnut Avenue by public transport is an option. The most obvious route involves getting a train to St Pancras, and then taking the Metropolitan Line to Northwood Hills. The station is actually quite close to the ground, but the advised walking route is a rather circular one. The walking directions given on the club website are to turn right out of the station then at the roundabout turn left onto Pinner Road, then left into Chestnut Avenue – the entrance to the ground is then on the left, with a further walk to the ground / clubhouse at the end of this drive. This is a total walk of around three-quarters of a mile. When the Diamonds played there in the summer months there was a short-cut around the nearby cricket-pitch, but this was very boggy on the most recent visit – and is likely to be so this time too.




Our Opponents

The Woods are currently recruiting a new manager. Their website is here, and twitter feed here. Other information can be found on the club directory page 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.