“FORWARD THE HAMLET!” MP’s RALLYING CRY IN HOUSE OF COMMONS OVER LOCKED-OUT FOOTBALL CLUB: Minister says Dulwich Hamlet FC situation “has turned into an utter mess” – will probe trademarks use and appoint independent mediator if necessary

MP Helen Hayes has called for major changes in the way football clubs – both at league and non-league level - are treated. Her call follows Dulwich Hamlet FC being locked out of their Champion Hill ground – and having their own name, nickname and initials registered as a trade mark and being told not … Continue reading “FORWARD THE HAMLET!” MP’s RALLYING CRY IN HOUSE OF COMMONS OVER LOCKED-OUT FOOTBALL CLUB: Minister says Dulwich Hamlet FC situation “has turned into an utter mess” – will probe trademarks use and appoint independent mediator if necessary

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DULWICH HAMLET FC “NOT UNIQUE IN THEIR CURRENT STRUGGLE”

Dulwich Hamlet FC are not unique in their current struggle, Helen Hayes told fellow MPs. "Their cause has received support from around the world, both from the football community and, significantly, from many who are not archetypal fans of the game but recognise the immense community value that the club brings. "There are stories similar … Continue reading DULWICH HAMLET FC “NOT UNIQUE IN THEIR CURRENT STRUGGLE”

“DULWICH HAMLET HAVE MUCH TO CELEBRATE – BUT OFF THE PITCH THE PICTURE IS ENTIRELY DIFFERENT” – MP tells House of Commons

MPs were given an outline history of Dulwich Hamlet FC by MP Helen Hayes during Friday afternoon’s adjournment debate in the House of Commons: This year, Dulwich Hamlet celebrated its 125th anniversary. The historic first formal meeting of Hamlet Old Boys and founder Pa Wilson took place on Friday 28 January 1893 at the Dulwich … Continue reading “DULWICH HAMLET HAVE MUCH TO CELEBRATE – BUT OFF THE PITCH THE PICTURE IS ENTIRELY DIFFERENT” – MP tells House of Commons