Local

Local Football

Mills vows to ‘lead from the front’ after Corby hit a new low

Gary Mills insists he and assistant-manager David Bell will “lead from the front” after Corby Town’s season hit a new low at the weekend.

Local 1
Liam Dolman headed home the winner in AFC Rushden & Diamonds' 2-1 victory at Gresley FC

Diamonds ‘dig in’ to maintain their unbeaten run

Andy Peaks was happy to see AFC Rushden & Diamonds “dig in” for a fine victory at Gresley FC as they superb run in the Evo-Stik Northern Premier League Division One South continued.

Local 2
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.

Local
Gary Mills' Corby Town face a huge game this weekend at fellow strugglers Sutton Coldfield Town

Steelmen need a big reaction in crucial encounter

Corby Town face their biggest match of the season so far when they head to Sutton Coldfield Town tomorrow (Saturday).

Local 1
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.

Local 2
Gary Mills insists he won't accept a lack of effort from his Corby Town players

Lack of effort won’t be tolerated in Corby’s big fight

Corby Town are facing yet another fight against relegation.

Local
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.

Local 1
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.

Local
Gary Mills says the Corby Town players must step up to the plate in the battle at the bottom of the Evo-Stik Northern Premier League Premier Division. Picture by Alison Bagley

Mills: Steelmen players must step up to the plate

Gary Mills has called on the Corby Town players to “step up to the plate”.

Local 1
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.

Local
Brad-Lee Gascoigne battles with former team-mate Callum Ball, who scored for Barwell in their win at Corby Town. Pictures by Alison Bagley

Performance was unacceptable, says furious Corby boss Mills

Gary Mills branded Corby Town’s performance as “unacceptable” as their problems at the bottom of the Evo-Stik Northern Premier League Premier Division intensified with a 2-0 defeat to Barwell at Steel Park.

Local 1
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.

Local
Stefan Moore in action during Corby Town's 2-0 defeat to Barwell at Steel Park. Pictures by Alison Bagley

VERDICT – Clock is already ticking for the struggling Steelmen

It may only be the end of November but the clock is already ticking for Corby Town as they head towards a second relegation in the space of 12 months.

Local 1
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.

Local
Gary Mills praised the support Corby Town received at Steel Park last weekend

Mills knows Steelmen must ‘tighten up’ as they bid to build

Gary Mills is hoping Corby Town can move things on a further step when they take on Barwell at Steel Park tomorrow (Saturday).

Local
Izale McLeod, pictured during his time at Crawley Town, has signed for Corby Town

Steelmen sign experienced striker McLeod

Corby Town have pulled off a huge signing with the arrival of experienced striker Izale McLeod.

Local
Jamie Tank grabbed his first goal for Corby Town on his home debut last weekend. Picture by Alison Bagley

Tank feeling positive as Steelmen gear up for another home outing

Jamie Tank marked his home debut for Corby Town with a goal in last weekend’s 3-3 draw with Ashton United.

Local
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.

Local
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.

Local
Corby Town take on AFC Rushden & Diamonds in the Integro League Cup at the Dog & Duck tonight

Diamonds and Steelmen set for a cup clash

AFC Rushden & Diamonds host Corby Town in an all-Northamptonshire affair in the Evo-Stik Northern Premier League’s Integro League Cup at the Dog & Duck tonight (Tuesday).

Local
Load more