AFC Rushden & Diamonds will play their next game in the EVO-STIK South Premier Division Central when they travel to face Redditch United on Saturday 22nd December (KO 3pm).
The Reds play at The Valley Stadium, Bromsgrove Road, Redditch, Worcs B97 4RN
, which is around 78 miles from Rushden – click here
for directions. There is a £2 parking charge at the ground. 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, which may be of benefit in frosty weather. Admission prices are Adults £10.00, Concessions £6.00 and children under 16 £2.00.
The club is running a coach for this fixture departing at 11:30 – details for forthcoming coach travel are here.
Supporters who have booked breakfast and are also travelling on the coach to the game will be picked up from Newton Road School at 11.35am – this applies to those who have booked both breakfast and the coach. Details of the new initiative regarding pre-travel breakfasts are here.
Further spectator information including matchday pricing is here.
The Reds website is here
, and their twitter feed here
. They are managed by Paul Smith. Other information can be found on the club directory page 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 https://twitter.com/AFCRD
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 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
Phone, so you can follow the live matchday story by finding afcrd on Snapchat.
Radio Diamonds will broadcast commentary on the game – details here
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 please get in touch.
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