AFC Rushden & Diamonds was formed in 2011 following the demise of Rushden & Diamonds FC as a supporter-owned, supporter-run football club. After a season in youth football in 2011/12 they were allocated a place in the United Counties League Division One for 2012/13 (Step 6 of Non-League Football). They gained promotion in second spot in that league at the end of their first season, and followed that with third place in the UCL Premier Division before winning the title in the 2014/15 season, backed up with the League Cup. This meant they won promotion to the Southern Football League Division One Central. In 2015/16 they finished fifth in the SL1C, reaching the playoff final and winning their County Cup. They were transferred to the Northern Premier League First Division South for the 2016/17 season where they again reached the end of season playoffs. For 2017/18 they returned to the Southern League to play in Division One East, known as EVO-Stik League South, East, winning promotion at the end of that season to Step 3 of Non-League Football. They are now playing in their third season in the Southern League Premier Division Central.

After five seasons playing at the Dog & Duck in Wellingborough, the club moved to Hayden Road, Rushden, where they share facilities with Rushden & Higham United. The ground is the former home of Rushden Town. They have adopted a “Community Benefit Society” constitution accredited by the FSA. This reinforces the principles of ‘One Fan, One Vote’ and ensures that the club and its assets are protected on behalf of the community in the long term. With 750 club members, today the club has 30 teams of all ages including Academy, Development, Women’s / Girls’ and Community teams not forgetting the much respected multi disability team; all wearing the traditional Diamonds white shirt.

Being a community members club means that to succeed and achieve long term plans, the club aims to sustain a strong youth and community football base, whilst engaging and gaining the support from the local community.

 

Fixtures

(Pre-Season Friendly)
Pre-Season Friendlies
PSF 2021/22
Sharpenhoe Road

(Pre-Season Friendly)
Pre-Season Friendlies
PSF 2021/22
The ASM Stadium

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
Hayden Road

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
Hayden Road

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
Victoria Ground

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
Hayden Road

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
Liberty Way

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
Bloomfields

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
Hayden Road

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
Hayden Road

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
Knights Lane

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
War Memorial Athletic Ground

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
Hayden Road

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
Hayden Road

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
Kirkby Road Sports Ground

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
Hayden Road

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
Keys Park

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
Hayden Road

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
CR MOT Centre Community Stadium (The Lamb Ground)

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
Victory Road

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
Hayden Road

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
Hayden Road

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
Top Field

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
Hayden Road

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
Garden Walk

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
Lincoln Road

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
Hayden Road

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
Spencer Stadium

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
Lye Meadow

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
Hayden Road

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
Dales Lane

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
Hayden Road

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
Langford Road

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
Hayden Road

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
Crown Meadow

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
Hayden Road

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
Valley Stadium

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
Hayden Road

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
Owen Street Sports Ground

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
Hayden Road

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
Westwood Road

Southern League Premier Central
2021/22
Hayden Road

Results

(Pre-Season Friendly)
Pre-Season Friendlies
PSF 2021/22
Hayden Road

All Ticket?: MATCH OFF
(Pre-Season Friendly)
Pre-Season Friendlies
PSF 2021/22
Creasey Park Stadium

All Ticket?: Pay on the gate
(At the Dog & Duck Ground)
Pre-Season Friendlies
PSF 2021/22
Dog & Duck Ground

Attendance: 690
All Ticket?: Advance ticket purchase via TicketSource or contactless card payment at the gate. Cash entry payments not permitted.
(Chris Ruff Memorial Cup)
Pre-Season Friendlies
PSF 2021/22
Hayden Road

Attendance: 168
All Ticket?: Advance ticket purchase via TicketSource or by card payment at the turnstile. Cash entry payments not permitted.
(Pre-Season Friendly)
Pre-Season Friendlies
PSF 2021/22
Hayden Road

All Ticket?: Advance ticket purchase via TicketSource or by card payment at the turnstile. Cash entry payments will not be permitted.
(Harry Robinson Trophy - Grand Finals Day)
Pre-Season Tournament
PST 2021/22
Hillsground Stadium

All Ticket?: Pay on the gate
Man of the Match: Tom Lorraine
(Pre-Season Friendly)
Pre-Season Friendlies
PSF 2021/22
Zeeco Stadium

(Harry Robinson Trophy)
Pre-Season Tournament
PST 2021/22
Hayden Road

Attendance: 236
Capacity: Capped at 465
All Ticket?: Yes
Man of the Match: Trialist_2
(Harry Robinson Trophy)
Pre-Season Tournament
PST 2021/22
Hillsground Stadium

All Ticket?: Pay on the gate
Man of the Match: Trialist_4
(Harry Robinson Trophy)
Pre-Season Tournament
PST 2021/22
Hillsground Stadium

All Ticket?: Pay on the gate
Man of the Match: Will Jones
Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Hayden Road

Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Westwood Road

Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Lye Meadow

Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Hayden Road

Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Langford Road

Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Hayden Road

Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Hayden Road

Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Knights Lane

Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Valley Stadium

Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Hayden Road

Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Kirkby Road Sports Ground

Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Hayden Road

Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Top Field

Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Gaywood Park

Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Hayden Road

Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Hayden Road

Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Dales Lane

Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Hayden Road

Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
CR MOT Centre Community Stadium (The Lamb Ground)

Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Hayden Road

Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Keys Park

Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Hayden Road

Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Lincoln Road

Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Hayden Road

Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Spencer Stadium

(Friendly)
First Team Friendlies
2020/21
Elderstubbs

All Ticket?: Yes
Captain: Liam Dolman
Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Garden Walk

(FA Trophy)
FA Trophy - First Round Proper
2020/21
Hayden Road

Attendance: 252
All Ticket?: Yes, season tickets not valid
Man of the Match: Fernando Bell-Toxtle
Captain: Liam Dolman
Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Hayden Road

(Friendly)
First Team Friendlies
2020/21
Hayden Road

Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Hayden Road

Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
War Memorial Athletic Ground

Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Hayden Road

Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Crown Meadow

Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Bloomfields

Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Hayden Road

Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Hayden Road

All Ticket?: Yes (season tickets are valid)
Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Spencer Stadium

(Walkover for AFCRD)
FA Trophy - Third Round Qualifying
2020/21
Hayden Road

All Ticket?: Yes - All Pay (season tickets not valid)
Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Hayden Road

All Ticket?: Yes (season tickets are valid)
Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Mander Cruickshank Solicitors Stadium

Attendance: 500
All Ticket?: Yes, sell-out
Man of the Match: Fernando Bell-Toxtle
Captain: Tom Lorraine
Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Hayden Road

Attendance: 410
All Ticket?: Yes (season tickets are valid)
Man of the Match: Fernando Bell-Toxtle
Captain: Tom Lorraine
Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
The Victoria Ground

Attendance: 600
All Ticket?: Yes, sell-out
Man of the Match: Alex Collard
Captain: Tom Lorraine
Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Victory Road

Attendance: 214
All Ticket?: Pay at the Gate
Man of the Match: Tom Lorraine
Captain: Tom Lorraine
Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Hayden Road

Attendance: 379
All Ticket?: Yes (season tickets are valid)
Man of the Match: Chris Wreh
Captain: Liam Dolman
Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Hayden Road

Attendance: 343
All Ticket?: Yes (season tickets are valid)
Man of the Match: Richard Walton
Captain: Liam Dolman
(FA Cup)
FA Cup First Round Qualifying
2020/21
Hayden Road

Attendance: 450
All Ticket?: Yes - All Pay (season tickets not valid)
Captain: Liam Dolman
Southern League Premier Central
2020/21
Liberty Way

Attendance: 596
All Ticket?: Yes
Man of the Match: Patrick Casey
Captain: Liam Dolman
(Friendly)
Pre-Season Friendlies
PSF 2020/21
St James Park

Attendance: 0
(Friendly)
Pre-Season Friendlies
PSF 2020/21
Hayden Road

Attendance: 147
All Ticket?: Yes (season tickets not valid)
(Friendly)
Pre-Season Friendlies
PSF 2020/21
Elderstubbs

Attendance: ?
All Ticket?: Yes
(Chris Ruff Memorial Cup)
Pre-Season Friendlies
PSF 2020/21
Hayden Road

Attendance: 174
All Ticket?: Yes (season tickets not valid)
(Friendly)
Pre-Season Friendlies
PSF 2020/21
Hayden Road

Attendance: 223
All Ticket?: Yes (season tickets not valid)
(Friendly)
Pre-Season Friendlies
PSF 2020/21
Hayden Road

Attendance: 234
All Ticket?: Yes (season tickets not valid)
(Friendly)
Pre-Season Friendlies
PSF 2020/21
Hillsground Stadium

Attendance: 122
All Ticket?: Cash only
(Friendly)
Pre-Season Friendlies
PSF 2020/21
Victoria Mill Ground

Attendance: 0
(Friendly)
Pre-Season Friendlies
PSF 2020/21
Neutral Ground

Attendance: 0
Leagues
FA Cup First Round Qualifying, The Buildbase FA Trophy, Pre-Season Friendlies, Pre-Season Tournament, Southern League Premier Central
Seasons
2020/21, 2021/22, PSF 2020/21, PSF 2021/22, PST 2021/22
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