Rugby Town v AFC R&D (NPL League Cup) – Tuesday 10th January

AFC Rushden & Diamonds make their second appearance in the NPL League Cup, known as the Integro League Cup this season, when they travel to face Rugby Town on the evening of Tuesday 10th January 2017 (KO 7:45).

Rugby Town play at Butlin Road, Rugby CV21 3SD. For directions to the ground see here – with local directions available here along with parking information.

The Valley play in sky blue shirts and white shorts, and are managed by Gary Moran. Further details about the club can be found on their website here. Their Twitter feed is here.

This is the second round of this competition, which is heavily regionalised, with 32 teams still in the competition at this stage.

The two teams drew at Butlin Road in a League game earlier this season – report here.

The tie will be decided on the night with penalties to decide the winner if scores are level after ninety minutes. The eventual winners of this season’s competition will receive £2000 in prize money, with the runners-up collecting £1000. Losing semi-finalists are awarded £500 with losing quarter-finalists earning £250.

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