The club returned to its Champion Hill ground on Boxing Day with a match against Eastbourne. The team won 2-1 in front of a large home crowd of over. There are also reports that Dulwich Hamlet’s landlord, Meadow, will submit a planning application for a new stadium shortly. In a statement issued just before Christmas the developer said that the revised proposal will have capacity for 4,000 fans and include 230 new homes, without impinging on any Metropolitan Open Land. The council has also now agreed a new lease for the AstroTurf pitch on Greendale.