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Peaks urges fans to raise the roof for Diamonds' cup replay

Andy Peaks has urged the AFC Rushden & Diamonds fans to come out in force and roar his team on in tonight’s (Tuesday) Emirates FA Cup second qualifying round replay with Alfreton Town

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Marcus Law's Kettering Town team will travel to Basford United in the third qualifying round of the Emirates FA Cup

FA CUP - Poppies and Diamonds handed away ties

Kettering Town have been handed a tricky away tie in the third qualifying round of the Emirates FA Cup

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The AFC Rushden & Diamonds players celebrate Nabil Shariff's goal, which put them 2-0 up at Alfreton Town. Pictures courtesy of B&O PRESS PHOTO

Peaks so proud as Diamonds earn a replay

Andy Peaks was bursting with pride after AFC Rushden & Diamonds earned an Emirates FA Cup replay after a 2-2 draw at Alfreton Town.

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Joel Gyasi celebrates after giving AFC Rushden & Diamonds the lead at Alfreton Town. Picture courtesy of B&O PRESS PHOTO

Diamonds secure a replay with Alfreton

AFC Rushden & Diamonds earned an Emirates FA Cup second qualifying round replay against Vanaram National League North side Alfreton Town after a thrilling 2-2 draw at the Impact Arena.

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Liam Dolman and his AFC Rushden & Diamonds team-mates face a tough task at Alfreton Town in the FA Cup this weekend

Dolman and Diamonds will give it a real go

Liam Dolman is certain AFC Rushden & Diamonds will “give it a real go” when they head to Alfreton Town on Saturday.

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Andy Peaks is looking for a big response when AFC Rushden & Diamonds head to Alfreton Town in the FA Cup

Peaks so sure Diamonds can cause Alfreton problems

Andy Peaks feels AFC Rushden & Diamonds will be capable of causing Alfreton Town problems in the second qualifying round of the Emirates FA Cup this weekend.
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Liam Dolman shows his frustration during AFC Rushden & Diamonds' defeat to Beaconsfield Town. Picture by Alison Bagley

It was unacceptable, says Diamonds defender Dolman

Liam Dolman admitted AFC Rushden & Diamonds turned in an “unacceptable” display as their unbeaten start to the new season was ended at the weekend.

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Andy Peaks shows his frustration following AFC Rushden & Diamonds' defeat to Beaconsfield Town. Pictures by Alison Bagley

Peaks unimpressed as Diamonds are beaten

Andy Peaks conceded there are “issues” for him to address after AFC Rushden & Diamonds suffered their first defeat of the season.

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The AFC Rushden & Diamonds players look dejected after Beaconsfield Town grabbed their winning goal at Hayden Road. Pictures by Alison Bagley

VERDICT - Off-colour Diamonds receive a wake-up call

AFC Rushden & Diamonds’ unbeaten start to the new season came to a shuddering halt as they received something of a wake-up call at the hands of Beaconsfield Town at Hayden Road.

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A bad day as Poppies, Diamonds and Steelmen all lose

Kettering Town’s 100 per cent start to the Evo-Stik South League Premier campaign was ended as they suffered a 3-1 defeat at Weymouth.

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Defender Jack Ashton (left), pictured with Liam Dolman during pre-season, has resumed light training as he continues his comeback from a knee injury

Diamonds must 'step things up' for Beaconsfield

Andy Peaks insists AFC Rushden & Diamonds will have to “step things up a level” when they resume their Evo-Stik South League East campaign at Hayden Road this weekend.

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Andy Peaks knows AFC Rushden & Diamonds face a tough ask when they go to Alfreton Town in the FA Cup next weekend

Cup tie at Alfreton will be 'tough' for Diamonds

Andy Peaks has admitted AFC Rushden & Diamonds were handed a “tough draw” when they were paired with Alfreton Town in the second qualifying round of the Emirates FA Cup.

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There were mixed fortunes for Kettering Town and AFC Rushden & Diamonds in today's FA Cup second qualifying round draw

Diamonds face tough FA Cup test while Poppies get a home draw

AFC Rushden & Diamonds have been handed a tough test in the second qualifying round of the Emirates FA Cup.

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AFC Rushden & Diamonds manager Andy Peaks

Peaks pleased with the character as Diamonds advance

Andy Peaks praised the character of his AFC Rushden & Diamonds players as they battled back to avoid a shock exit in the Emirates FA Cup.

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Nabil Shariff hit a hat-trick for Diamonds

Shariff's hat-trick sends Diamonds through

Nabil Shariff’s stunning start to the new season continued as his hat-trick helped AFC Rushden & Diamonds twice come from behind as they edged past Tividale by a 3-2 scoreline in the first qualifying round of the Emirates FA Cup.

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Ben Farrell in action during AFC Rushden & Diamonds' 1-1 draw at Kempston Rovers on Monday. Picture by June Essex

Peaks wants his Diamonds to create more FA Cup memories

AFC Rushden & Diamonds boss Andy Peaks is using his FA Cup scrapbook to inspire his players ahead of their first qualifying round tie at Tividale tomorrow (Saturday).
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AFC Rushden & Diamonds manager Andy Peaks

Peaks happy to see Diamonds cruise through

Andy Peaks was delighted to see AFC Rushden & Diamonds ease their way into tomorrow’s (Monday) Emirates FA Cup first qualifying round draw.
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AFC Rushden & Diamonds went through but Corby Town and Desborough Town were both dumped out of the FA Cup

FA CUP - Diamonds ease through but Steelmen and Ar Tarn go out

AFC Rushden & Diamonds eased into Monday’s Emirates FA Cup first qualifying round draw as their return to the Dog & Duck resulted in a 4-0 success over Wellingborough Town.

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The AFC Rushden & Diamonds players have enjoyed a good start to the season

Peaks staying cautious ahead of the cup derby

Andy Peaks has described tomorrow's (Saturday) Emirates FA Cup derby at Wellingborough Town as “a massive banana skin” for AFC Rushden & Diamonds.

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Nabil Shariff has scored four goals in AFC Rushden & Diamonds' first two games of the new season

Peaks will keep Diamonds' 'feet on the ground' after a flying start

Andy Peaks insists he will keep his AFC Rushden & Diamonds players’ “feet on the ground” after they stormed to the top of the early standings in the Evo-Stik South League East last night (Tuesday).

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