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Go and put it right, urges Corby boss Mills

Gary Mills has urged his Corby Town players to “go and put it right” when they head to Ilkeston FC for a crucial clash tomorrow (Saturday).

Action from AFC Rushden & Diamonds' 3-0 victory over Rugby Town on Tuesday. Picture by Alison Bagley

Play-off place would be a ‘great achievement’ for Diamonds

Andy Peaks believes it will be a “great achievement” if AFC Rushden & Diamonds go on to secure a play-off place this season.

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Ben Milnes was on target for Corby Town but it proved to be only a consolation as they went down 2-1 to Coalville Town

Steelmen’s loss leaves Mills so disappointed

Gary Mills was left disappointed as Corby Town’s recent revival was halted by Coalville Town at Steel Park last night (Wednesday).

Steelmen manager Gary Mills

VERDICT – Steelmen’s revival is stopped in its tracks

Corby Town’s revival was stopped in its tracks as 10-man Coalville Town held on to claim a 2-1 success at Steel Park.

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AFC Rushden & Diamonds' players celebrate Tom Lorraine's goal during the 3-0 success over Rugby Town. Picture by Alison Bagley

Diamonds’ reaction delights boss Peaks

Andy Peaks was delighted to see his AFC Rushden & Diamonds players give him what he asked for as they bounced back at the first attempt last night (Tuesday).

Phil Trainer sits out the second of a three-match ban for Corby Town tonight

Steelmen face up to two crucial matches

Gary Mills knows Corby Town’s next two matches will go a long way to deciding their fate this season.

Tom Lorraine celebrates after he opened the scoring in AFC Rushden & Diamonds' 3-0 win over Rugby Town. Pictures by Alison Bagley

VERDICT – Job done as Diamonds bounce back

AFC Rushden & Diamonds wasted little time in bouncing back as they comfortably saw off Rugby Town 3-0 at the Dog & Duck.

AFC Rushden & Diamonds' players will be hoping to bounce back from their defeat at the weekend when they host Rugby Town tonight

Diamonds bid to bounce back against Rugby

AFC Rushden & Diamonds may have had their long unbeaten run ended at the weekend but they could climb to a season-high of fourth place if they hit back this evening (Tuesday).

Assistant-manager David Bell in action during Corby Town's 0-0 draw with Warrington Town. Pictures by Alison Bagley

Positivity is returning at Corby

Gary Mills is pleased to see some positivity around Corby Town again.

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Match action as AFC Rushden & Diamonds' 19-match unbeaten run was ended by a 5-2 home defeat to Kidsgrove Athletic. Pictures by Alison Bagley

No ‘ranting and raving’ from Diamonds boss Peaks

Andy Peaks insisted there was no “ranting and raving” in the home dressing-room after AFC Rushden & Diamonds’ unbeaten run was finally ended on Saturday.

Jordon Crawford shows his frustration during Corby Town's 0-0 draw with Warrington Town at Steel Park. Pictures by Alison Bagley

Mills happy to see disappointment from his Steelmen

Gary Mills was pleased to see disappointment from his Corby Town players, even though they maintained their unbeaten start to 2017.

Kidsgrove Athletic score their first goal as AFC Rushden & Diamonds suffered a 5-2 home defeat. Pictures by Alison Bagley

Poor defending to blame as Diamonds’ run is ended

Andy Peaks admitted AFC Rushden & Diamonds were punished for some poor defending as their long unbeaten run in the Evo-Stik Northern Premier League Division One South finally came to an end.

Ben Milnes argues the point after referee Daniel Hanna booked him for diving after a challenge in the penalty area during Corby Town's 0-0 draw with Warrington Town. Pictures by Alison Bagley

VERDICT – Steelmen showing they’re up for the battle

Corby Town remain unbeaten in 2017 after earning a well-deserved 0-0 draw with Warrington Town at Steel Park.

Gary Mills is now seeking some consistency from Corby Town

Mills now seeking consistency from revived Steelmen

Gary Mills is now targeting some “consistency” from Corby Town as they look to continue their revival.

The AFC Rushden & Diamonds players can make it 20 league games without defeat when they take on Kidsgrove Athletic tomorrow

Diamonds bidding to make it a top 20

AFC Rushden & Diamonds have the chance to make it an incredible 20 league games without defeat on tomorrow (Saturday).

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Ben Milnes celebrates his winning goal with Jordon Crawford during Corby Town's 2-1 success at Matlock Town last weekend

Milnes hopes Corby’s revival will continue

Ben Milnes is hoping Corby Town can continue their revival in two home games over the next week.

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Andy Peaks believes AFC Rushden & Diamonds will be in the play-off mix as long as they maintain their high standards

Diamonds can stay in the mix if standards are maintained

Andy Peaks has no doubts that AFC Rushden & Diamonds can remain in the hunt for a play-off place as long as they maintain their high standards.

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Andy Peaks' AFC Rushden & Diamonds side made it through to the third round of the Integro League Cup

Cup progress pleases Diamonds boss Peaks

Andy Peaks was happy to see AFC Rushden & Diamonds return to action with a victory last night (Tuesday).

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Ben Farrell scored twice in Diamonds' 3-1 success at Rugby Town

Farrell at the double as Diamonds ease through

AFC Rushden & Diamonds secured their place in the third round of the Integro League Cup thanks to a 3-1 success at Rugby Town.

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Nabil Shariff is struggling with a knock ahead of AFC Rushden & Diamonds' Integro Cup clash at Rugby Town tonight

Peaks wants Diamonds to keep it going in the cup

Andy Peaks is keen to see AFC Rushden & Diamonds “keep the momentum going” when they return to action tonight (Tuesday).

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