Dulwich Hamlet Women line up a testing pre-season schedule

Dulwich Hamlet Women have announced four behind-closed-doors friendlies and begin their pre-season campaign with a match against Oxford United next Sunday.

The team have returned to training and will play a mix of home and away friendlies in preparation for the 2020/21 campaign. Please note that all games will be played behind closed doors given the current regulations.

Confirmed friendlies:

Sunday 16 August  – Oxford United (A), 11:00 am
Sunday 23 August  – Portsmouth (H), 2:00 pm
Tuesday 1 September  – Hashtag United (A), 7:45 pm
Sunday 6 September – Leyton Orient (H) 2:00 pm

Ryan Dempsey, first team manager, said, “We’re really pleased to have arranged fixtures against teams that are all in higher divisions than us. They’re all in leagues we’re aspiring to be in. All four games will challenge us in different ways but will stand us in good stead for the forthcoming season.

“It’s been a difficult pre-season – the same as every other club – but it’s been good to see everyone’s smiling faces. I’m really happy with being able to train as a whole group again. Oxford United will be a very difficult first game as I believe they will be in the top four pushing for promotion next season. It’s a challenge that we’re looking forward to.”

Women’s pre-season results – Sunday 9 August

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