Redditch United v AFC Rushden & Diamonds – Saturday 31st August

AFC Rushden & Diamonds will travel to face Redditch United Saturday afternoon (KO 3pm) in the next away game of their 2019-20 campaign in the Southern League Premier Division Central.

The Reds play at The Valley Stadium, Bromsgrove Road, Redditch, Worcs B97 4RN, which is around 78 miles from Rushden – click here for directions. Local directions provided by the club from the M42 are as follows – Exit M42 at junction 2, at the roundabout take the 1st exit onto A441 dual carriageway for 2 miles. At the island turn left into Birmingham road, continuing along the A441 for approximately 1.2 miles. You will pass through a set of traffic lights and a small roundabout (new houses on right), At the next major island, Sainsbury’s Petrol Station on right, take the 4th exit into Middlehouse lane, (next to Fire Station). At the traffic lights turn left in Birmingham Road, you will then need to take the next right into Clive Road. At the next island turn left into Hewell Road. At the T-Junction turn right, continue along Bromsgrove Road, passing Bus and Train Station. At the brow of the hill turn right into the drive next to Hill View Surgery and continue down the drive to the ground’s entrance.
The ground is a short walk from Redditch Railway Station. Please note that this is a 3G facility. Admission is £11 – Adults; £7 – Concessions; £5 – 16-18s; £2 – 13-15s with U12 free. Further spectator information is here
 The club is running a coach for this fixture – see here for details.. Further details for forthcoming coach travel are here.



The Reds website is here, and their twitter feed here. They are managed by Ian King.  Other information can be found on the club directory page here.

There have been a number of rule changes introduced for this season – you can find details of them here.

Player Profiles for the current squad are available here. You can also find the Diamonds player history here, along with a table summarising appearances and linking to their individual profiles. Player Sponsorship details are here.

The fixture list for the forthcoming season is here.


Other Info

Details of the Diamonds First Team Squad can be found here, along with the latest player and match statistics here.

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 clubs in the Southern League Premier Division Central, 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.

You can become a Club Member of AFC Rushden & Diamonds – details 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, 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 please let us know.

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