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Frustrated Diamonds learn a 'harsh lesson'

Andy Peaks believes AFC Rushden & Diamonds learned a “harsh lesson” after they were held to a frustrating 0-0 draw by Arlesey Town at Hayden Road.

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Steelmen let three-goal lead slip while Diamonds are frustrated

Corby Town’s season took a new turn for the worse after they let a 3-0 lead slip as they were beaten 4-3 at Loughborough Dynamo.

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Andy Peaks' AFC Rushden & Diamonds team return to Evo-Stik South League East duty against Arlesey Town this weekend

Peaks draws a line as Diamonds get back to the 'bread and butter'

Andy Peaks insists AFC Rushden & Diamonds must “draw a line” under their Emirates FA Cup exit as they gear up for two Evo-Stik South League East matches over the next week.

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Richard Bunting (right), seen pictured celebrating Nabil Shariff's goal at Alfreton Town last weekend, is targeting a big run in the Evo-Stik South League East. Picture courtesy of B&O PRESS PHOTO

Diamonds skipper Bunting targets 'strong run' in the league

Richard Bunting wants AFC Rushden & Diamonds to focus on getting a “strong run going” in the Evo-Stik South League East.

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Andy Peaks felt AFC Rushden & Diamonds didn't get what they deserved as they were beaten 3-1 by Alfreton Town at Hayden Road

Peaks: Diamonds didn't get what they deserved

Andy Peaks felt AFC Rushden & Diamonds deserved more than they got after their Emirates FA Cup hopes were ended last night (Tuesday).

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Luke Fairlamb was on target for Diamonds

VERDICT - Diamonds' hopes are ended by clinical Alfreton

AFC Rushden & Diamonds’s Emirates FA Cup hopes were ended as a late double helped give Alfreton Town a 3-1 success at Hayden Road.

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AFC Rushden & Diamonds had a healthy following behind them at the weekend and Andy Peaks wants the fans out in force for tonight's eplay with Alfreton Town at Hayden Road. Picture courtesy of B&O PRESS PHOTO

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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