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SATURDAY SPORT – Steelmen suffer disastrous defeat but Diamonds and Poppies are victorious

Corby Town’s season took a turn for the worse as they were thrashed 5-1 at fellow strugglers Sutton Coldfield Town in the Evo-Stik Northern Premier League Premier Division.

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Merdi Maki, pictured during a spell with Banbury United, has signed for AFC Rushden & Diamonds

Double signing for Diamonds

AFC Rushden & Diamonds have completed two new signings ahead of this weekend’s trip to Gresley FC.

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Andy Peaks is seeking an improvement from AFC Rushden & Diamonds when they head to Gresley

Room for improvement as Diamonds hit the road

Andy Peaks is hoping for an improvement from AFC Rushden & Diamonds when they head to Gresley this weekend.

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Jack Ashton is facing further time on the sidelines

Diamonds defender Ashton facing further time on sidelines

Jack Ashton is set to remain on the sidelines for “the next few weeks” after suffering a setback in his bid to return from a knee injury.

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AFC Rushden & Diamonds' clash with Corby Town has been called off due to a frozen pitch at the Dog & Duck

Diamonds’ cup clash with Steelmen is frozen off

AFC Rushden & Diamonds’ Integro League Cup clash with county rivals Corby Town has been postponed again.

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Action from AFC Rushden & Diamonds' 1-1 draw with Market Drayton Town at the Dog & Duck. Pictures by Alison Bagley

Peaks wants more home wins for Diamonds

Andy Peaks feels AFC Rushden & Diamonds must start picking up more wins at the Dog & Duck.

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Market Drayton Town celebrate their equaliser in the 1-1 draw at AFC Rushden & Diamonds. Pictures by Alison Bagley

Two points dropped for Diamonds boss Peaks

Andy Peaks felt it was a case of two points dropped as AFC Rushden & Diamonds were held to a 1-1 draw by Market Drayton Town at the Dog & Duck.

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SATURDAY SPORT – Howe secures home win for Poppies, Diamonds are held but struggling Steelmen are beaten

Rene Howe’s second-half goal secured a much-needed home victory for Kettering Town as they beat Dorchester Town 1-0 in the Evo-Stik Southern League Premier Division at Latimer Park.

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Andy Peaks wants AFC Rushden & Diamonds to maintain their high standards this weekend

Diamonds must not drop standards, says Peaks

Andy Peaks knows AFC Rushden & Diamonds can’t afford to drop their standards as they bid to maintain their fine form in the Evo-Stik Northern Premier League Division One South.

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Liam Dolman is closing in on a return from a calf injury

Dolman closing in on a return for Diamonds

Influential defender Liam Dolman is set to return for AFC Rushden & Diamonds this weekend.

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AFC Rushden & Diamonds' match with Corby Town tonight has been postponed

Diamonds’ cup clash with Steelmen called off

Tonight’s (Tuesday) Integro League Cup clash between AFC Rushden & Diamonds and Corby Town has been postponed.

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Nic Evangelinos has left AFC Rushden & Diamonds

Ford takes his chance for Diamonds as Evangelinos departs

Nic Evangelinos has left AFC Rushden & Diamonds to start a new job in Manchester.

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Tom Lorraine scored twice as AFC Rushden & Diamonds claimed a 3-0 win at Loughborough Dynamo

‘Professional’ Diamonds impress Peaks as unbeaten run goes on

Andy Peaks was impressed with a “professional” display as AFC Rushden & Diamonds extended their unbeaten run in the Evo-Stik Northern Premier League Division One South to 12 matches.

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SATURDAY SPORT – Diamonds make it 12 league games without defeat as Poppies and Steelmen both draw

AFC Rushden & Diamonds returned to winning ways and made it 12 games without defeat in the Evo-Stik Northern Premier League Division One South with a 3-0 success at Loughborough Dynamo.

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Andy Peaks is now fully focused on a push for the play-off places for AFC Rushden & Diamonds

Diamonds now fully focused on the top priority

Andy Peaks insists AFC Rushden & Diamonds must “draw a line” under their Buildbase FA Trophy exit and focus on their number one priority for the season.

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Brad Harris will be available for AFC Rushden & Diamonds again this weekend

At least three ready to return to boost Diamonds

AFC Rushden & Diamonds will have at least three players back for this weekend’s Evo-Stik Northern Premier League Division One South trip to Loughborough Dynamo.

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AFC Rushden & Diamonds boss Andy Peaks was frustrated after his team's FA Trophy exit at Lincoln United

Boss Peaks frustrated as Diamonds miss a Trophy opportunity

Andy Peaks was left to reflect on a missed opportunity after AFC Rushden & Diamonds were dumped out of the Buildbase FA Trophy.

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MIDWEEK SPORT – Malone’s first goal wins it for Poppies but Diamonds exit the Trophy

Paul Malone picked the perfect moment to grab his first goal for Kettering Town as he scored a late winner to secure a 2-1 success at Kings Langley and ease the pressure on boss Marcus Law.

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AFC Rushden & Diamonds top scorer Nabil Shariff will miss tonight's FA Trophy replay at Lincoln United

Selection crisis hits Diamonds ahead of Trophy replay

AFC Rushden & Diamonds are facing an untimely selection crisis for tonight’s (Tuesday) Buildbase FA Trophy second qualifying round replay at Lincoln United.

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The AFC Rushden & Diamonds players show their disappointment after they conceded the second goal in the 3-3 draw with Lincoln United in the FA Trophy. Pictures by Alison Bagley

Peaks: Midweek trip won’t faze Diamonds

Andy Peaks insists a trip Lincoln United tomorrow (Tuesday) night won’t “faze” his AFC Rushden & Diamonds players.

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