All posts tagged: sport

Keeping Things Simple To Help Make Decisions

Leanne Spencer writes about how this blog was inspired by a conversation she had with a client a couple of weeks ago. She had hit a rut and a lot of the things that she’d been working on had gone by the wayside. What I did to try and get her moving again was simply give her a piece of advice… Start with just one thing! Focus on one thing that you can implement, and make sure you pick the thing that is going to be the most impactful. For this particular client, I told her, “Right, get to a Zumba class tonight. That’s all you need to do.” Because I know with this particular individual (but also with most of us), as soon as you start moving your body and start generating a really healthy dose of dopamine, oxytocin, serotonin, endorphins, you feel better, you make better choices, and you’re more motivated to continue those good behaviours. In this particular instance, I picked exercise and that’s always where I would tend to start. But …

Dulwich Village FC wins the 2020 U14 London Cup

Dulwich Village FC scored a historic achievement at the weekend, winning the highly regarded London Football Associations County Cup, the London Cup. Each win in the competition rounds took Dulwich Village FC’s Under 14 Black Team tantalisingly and expectantly to the London Cup final, held on Sunday 1st March. Held at Fisher FC’s home ground, the final saw both finalist teams deliver an exceptional performance. The final whistle result, Dulwich Village FC 3 – 1 White Star Youth FC. Man of the Match was awarded to the winning side’s Stavros Achillea, a talented Striker renowned for his strong and quick footwork. Dulwich Village FC Chairman, Karl King said “I want to say how hugely proud I am of our U14 Black team for their fantastic victory in Sunday’s Cup Final. This was an exciting inspiring performance in which the team played with enthusiasm and skill. Above all there was a fantastic team spirit that epitomises the club’s ethos and values that football is more than just a game. Dulwich Village Football Club is an ambitious …

Dulwich Hamlet FC – February news!

In the run up to the Christmas period the men’s team registered a Four – One away win at Hungerford Town to record their first league win since the end of August. Despite losing the remaining two games of 2019 within the space of three days, the team have recently started to find some consistent form on the pitch registering two wins and two draws at the start of the new year moving further away from the bottom half of the table. February marks LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom, the first of which took place in 2005.  In recent years, Dulwich Hamlet has not shown strong support for this section of our community during this period but this continues its support all year round.  This has resulted in a significant raise in members of the LGBT community attending games, knowing that they have a secure and welcoming place to watch football. Just before Christmas, lifelong supporter Mishi Dulwich Morath sadly passed away.  A member of the LGBT community himself, Mishi  extremely influential in helping …

Dulwich Hamlet FC – September news!

It’s been a perfect start to the season for Gavin Rose and his squad with three wins out of three, sadly this winning start ended with a one – nil away defeat to Hemel Hempstead in mid-August.  However, heading into September, the team sits in the top half of the table and with the squad Gavin has assembled this year supporters should be already thinking about the posibilty of team challenging for promotion at the end of this season. After arranging a four pre-season home fixtures against hgher league oppostition, Dulwich Hamlet’s Women’s team is ready for the challenge of the season ahead and having come so close to promotion last season, they hope to go one better this year.  The team has have already made a big impact on the local community, averaging crowds of 200+ for each of these games, with their home games on Sunday set to become a firm fixture in the diary for many supporters’ and local families. During the summer the Football Club put in a joint planning application …

Dulwich Hamlet FC – August news!

During the close season, there have been dramatic changes to the squad at Dulwich Hamlet with only a handful of those featuring last season remaining.  After the pre-season games, the team looks very strong and should be looking to challenge for a top table, in not play-off, finish at the end of the 2019-2020.  Pre-season featured home matches against a Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace XI as well as a mini tour of the North West with games against Chester and Marine (Liverpool). There have also been a number of significant changes off the pitch during the summer period, which included adding to the already existing terracing on three sides of the ground.  Whilst plans have recently been submitted for the clubs proposed new stadium, it has been recognised the importance that these works are needed to be done to ensure everyone gets a great match day experience at the current stadium at Champion Hill. The most exciting pieces of news this summer was the announcement that from this season the club will also be …