St Neots Town XI v Mark Starmer’s Ex-Diamonds XI

Match: St Neots Town XI v Mark Starmer’s Ex-Diamonds XI
Competition: Friendly
Date: Sunday 15th January 2012
Venue: Hunts Post Community Stadium, Kester Way, St Neots, Cambridgeshire, PE19 6SL
Kick Off: 2:00pm
Entry: £2 adults, £1 concessions

AFC Rushden & Diamonds are pleased to announce a friendly fixture against a young St Neots Town XI side. The Diamonds side, billed as Mark Starmer’s Ex-Diamonds XI, will consist of former Rushden & Diamonds youth players who were coached under the now AFC R&D manager during his time with the old R&D.

The match will be played at St Neots’ home ground, the Hunts Post Community Stadium. Directions to the ground can be viewed by clicking HERE. The map shows directions from Kiln Park, but can easily be adjusted for your home address simply by changing the starting postcode.

AFC Rushden & Diamonds have of course played one friendly at St Neots Town earlier in the season, losing 5-1 to an almost full strength side back in September, match report HERE. As with the previous game, St Neots have kindly offered AFC R&D 100% of the gate receipts, for which we pass on our sincere thanks.

The club is pleased to announce that the following players have confirmed they will be featuring in the Mark Starmer Ex-Diamonds XI side:

George Cox
Elliot Dent
Callum Earls
Michael Emery
Jake Gillingwater
Lewis Hallford
Connor Hayes
Jack Higgins
Joe Hopewell
Chris Kirby
Connor Montone
Jordan Pendred
Liam Read
Zack Reynolds
Kyle Swailes
Lewis Wilson

Aynsley McDonald and Lewis Hilliard will also be in attendance athough may not be able to feature in the team, while former Rushden & Diamonds physio Simon Parsell and Youth Team Manager/Assistant Manager Paul Driver, both now at Luton Town, will also be showing their support.