Pre-Season 2019-20 – Maunsell Cup Added

AFC Rushden & Diamonds are pleased to announce further details of their pre-season campaign for the 2019-20 season. As well as the traditional game again their ground-share partners Rushden & Higham United, the Diamonds can announce further pre-season games including those against Leyton Orient, Histon and Daventry Town who each won their respective Divisions in 2018-19.

Further games are against Oxford City and Bugbrooke St Michaels, and the NFA Maunsell Cup game against Northampton Town has been arranged for Tuesday 30th July.




Kick off


Gate Prices

Friday July 12th

Rushden & Higham Utd

Hayden Rd


Chris Ruff Trophy

£6 adult/£4 concession

Thursday July 18th

Leyton Orient

Hayden Rd



£8 adult/£6 concession

Saturday July 20th

Oxford City

Court Place Farm



£10 adult

Tuesday July 23rd

Bugbrooke St Michaels

Birds Close




Saturday July 27th

Histon FC

Hayden Rd


Dale Roberts Memorial Cup

£6 adult/£4 concession

Tuesday July 30th

Northampton Town

Hayden Rd


NFA Maunsell Cup

£8 adult/£6 concession

Saturday August 3rd

Daventry Town






Local rivals Northampton Town play in EFL League Two

Leyton Orient won promotion back to the Football League by winning the National League.

Oxford City play at Non-League Step 2 in the National League South

Daventry Town won the United Counties League with Arron Parkinson in charge, winning promotion to the Southern League, where they will play in Division One Central (Step 4).

Histon FC won the Eastern Counties League with Lance Key at the helm – also winning promotion to Step 4, where they will play in the Isthmian League Division One North.

Bugbrooke St Michaels continue to play in the United Counties League.


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