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Peaks looking forward to Diamonds’ southern return

Andy Peaks is looking forward to a return to the Evo-Stik Southern League for AFC Rushden & Diamonds next season.

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Former King's Lynn Town midfielder Lee Stevenson has signed for Corby Town

Stevenson signs for Steelmen while trio agree new deals

Lee Stevenson has been confirmed as Corby Town’s first summer signing.

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Kevin Ward has joined Corby Town as first-team coach

Boss Bells hopes to make moves as coach Ward joins Corby

David Bell has been stepping up his work in the transfer market this week as he looks to rebuild at Corby Town.

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Corby Town chairman Stevie Noble chats with Jason Lee and former England winger Chris Waddle on the Steel Park pitch. Picture courtesy of #NonLeagueChallenge

Noble wants fans to enjoy it when legends come to Corby

Stevie Noble says he is “pinching” himself as Corby Town face up to the prospect of hosting a team of Premier League legends later this summer.

Marathonbet's Joe Lovelace (left) and legend Chris Waddle presented Corby Town chairman Stevie Noble and Jason Lee with the club's cheque for �10,000. Picture courtesy of #NonLeagueChallenge

Corby’s Lee amazed by the impact of his swig of a pint

Jason Lee has admitted he had no idea his cheeky swig of a fan’s pint would lead to a big payday for Corby Town.

Tottenham Hotspur legend Chris Waddle talks to Northants Telegraph sports reporter Jon Dunham after it was confirmed the former winger will play against Corby Town in a special pre-season friendly this summer. Picture courtesy of #NonLeagueChallenge

Spurs legend Waddle set to face Corby

Chris Waddle will be gracing the Steel Park pitch this summer after he was announced as the latest player to be announced in the Premier League legends team to face Corby Town in July.

Jason Lee wants to stay on with Corby Town

Celebration hero Lee wants to stay at Corby

Jason Lee wants to stay on at Corby Town to play under his “good friend” David Bell.

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Jason Lee received his manager's player of the year award from Corby Town director Paul Glass. Picture by David Tilley

Gould wants Corby to look forward

Rob Gould insists Corby Town must “look forward” with a new era now under way at Steel Park.

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David Bell and Rob Gould talk to Northants Telegraph sports reporter Jon Dunham after they were confirmed as the new management team at Corby Town on Wednesday night. Picture by David Tilley

Boss Bell hopes to keep ‘nucleus’ of Corby’s squad

David Bell wants to try to keep the “nucleus” of the squad that finished the season with Corby Town together.

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Steve Kinniburgh has been named as the director of football at Corby Town

Kinniburgh takes up director of football role at Corby

Steve Kinniburgh has been appointed as director of football at Corby Town.

Liam Dolman and Andy Peaks enjoyed another run to the play-offs with AFC Rushden & Diamonds

REVIEW – Promotion shot falls short but Peaks’ Diamonds still shine

Another season done for AFC Rushden & Diamonds and, perhaps, another step forward even if it didn’t end in promotion.

There was more misery for Corby Town and their fans following a second successive relegation

REVIEW – Great escape was not to be as Steelmen drop again

Being a Corby Town fan can’t have been an easy thing for the past couple of years.

New manager David Bell (right) and assistant Rob Gould (left) pictured with Corby Town chairman Stevie Noble after they were appointed this evening. Picture by David Tilley

Bell confirmed as new Corby manager

David Bell has set his sights on “changing the mindset” at Corby Town after he was confirmed as the club’s new manager.

Jason Lee's swig of a fan's pint following Ben Milnes' goal against Mickleover Town, brilliantly captured by photographer Alison Bagley, has scooped Corby Town a �10,000 jackpot

Steelmen hit the jackpot thanks to Jason’s swig of a pint

Corby Town are celebrating after winning Marathonbet’s #NonLeagueChallenge – the bookmaker’s search for non-league football’s greatest goal celebration.

Andy Peaks believes AFC Rushden & Diamonds are heading into an 'exciting time' next season

Diamonds boss Peaks looks forward to ‘exciting time’

Andy Peaks believes “exciting times” lie ahead for AFC Rushden & Diamonds as they come to terms with another heartbreaking finish to a season.

AFC Rushden & Diamonds goalkeeper Matt Finlay kept this effort from Tom Owens out with a fine save during the first half of the 1-0 loss at Witton Albion. Picture by Keith Clayton

‘Gutted’ Finlay wants to stay with Diamonds

Matt Finlay admitted the AFC Rushden & Diamonds players were “gutted” after their season came to an end on Tuesday night.

Stevie Noble is hoping brighter times lie ahead at Steel Park

Noble: We all want the best for Corby

Stevie Noble insists Corby Town remain ambitious as they come to terms with their final-day relegation.

Rob Hopley scores the only goal of the game as AFC Rushden & Diamonds went down 1-0 at Witon Albion in last night's play-off semi-final. Picture by Keith Clayton

Peaks devastated after Diamonds’ play-off heartbreak

Andy Peaks was left “devastated” after AFC Rushden & Diamonds suffered more play-off agony last night (Tuesday).

AFC Rushden & Diamonds manager Andy Peaks

VERDICT – Quigley off as Diamonds promotion hopes are ended

Dan Quigley saw red as AFC Rushden & Diamonds’ promotion hopes went up in smoke as Witton Albion claimed a 1-0 victory at Wincham Park.

Boss Andy Peaks (centre), first-team coach Scott Carlin (left) and assistant-manager Paul Lamb will be plotting AFC Rushden & Diamonds' route to promotion as they head to Witton Albion for the play-off semi-final this evening

Peaks feeling the ‘buzz’ for Diamonds’ big play-off clash

Andy Peaks believes there is a “buzz” around the AFC Rushden & Diamonds squad as they bid to move a step closer to promotion tonight (Tuesday).

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