Witton Albion v AFC Rushden & Diamonds – Tuesday 25th April

AFC Rushden & Diamonds will travel to face Witton Albion in the Northern Premier League First Division South Playoff Semi-Final on Tuesday evening (Kick Off 7:45).

A dedicated Supporters’ coach will travel to this game – details are here

Admission prices for the game have been agreed between the two clubs as Adults – £9, Concessions – £6, U15’s/ Students (with relevant ID card) – £4

Please note that segregated areas for both sets of fans will used for this game. Diamonds fans will be in the Lostock End of the ground, which is at the far end of the ground as you approach it.

Due to numbers the bar at half time will only be open to those home spectators in the stand. The bar is open before the game until approx half an hour before kick off and again after the game for all spectators.  

There is a small area of 50 seats available for Diamonds supporters that will be on a first-come first-served basis, and entry to these will be via the away turnstiles.

The bar will not be available to anyone (home or away supporters) whilst the game is in progress. No alcohol will be permitted to be brought into the ground.

The game will be played to a conclusion with extra time and penalties to decide a winner if required.

Witton Albion play at Wincham Park, Chapel Street, Wincham, Cheshire CW9 6DA. Directions for the trip of around 130 miles can be found here. The ground is not readily accessible via public transport, the best option being a taxi from Northwich station.

The Albion play in red and white striped shirts and black shorts, and are managed by Carl Macauley. Further details about the club can be found on their website here. Their Twitter feed is 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, as well as details on Radio Diamonds.


Other Info

A summary of the Diamonds 2016/17 playing squad, including player pen-pics is here. Individual player profiles for the Diamonds squad are available here. Current Player, Match and League stats are here, along with historic player stats. Last season’s stats are here.

The Diamonds fixtures for the 2016-17 season can be found here.

You can find a shared Google calendar that includes all the Diamonds fixtures here. This will allow you to link to that calendar or copy and paste them into a personal calendar. See here for more details of linking to iOS calendars.

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 Northern Premier League First Division South Clubs, 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.

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 Hevey 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 see here.

People accessing the website via Tablet or Mobile who want to access some of the nested menus on the website may find the “Quick Links” tab useful – found just above the “Hevey” logo on the homepage.