Jubilant Dulwich Hamlet supporters have come up with an unlikely fan favourite – Cllr Martin Seaton, chair of Southwark’s planning committee.
Plans for a new stadium for the team were approved at a marathon session of the committee on Monday night, much to the delight of many fans.
They have suggested, perhaps not entirely seriously, that a stand should be named in the new stadium after Seaton, who chaired the meeting.
Martin Seaton chant incoming ????
— Dulwich Hamlet FC W (@dulwichhamfc_w) July 27, 2020
Can I be the first to propose the Martin Seaton Stand for his stunning display this evening pic.twitter.com/orecGPYYnr
— Nick Pittaway (@npittaway) July 27, 2020
Others have gone further, having changed their social media profile pictures to Seaton’s picture.
“Is a Seaton statue pushing it?” asked one, while another effusive supporter has even suggested a chant in his name.