Posts Tagged "Leyton Orient"

The Olympic Stadium’s Legacy Must Be As It Was Intended

By on Jan 22, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 6 comments

The final submissions, then, are complete and now comes the waiting game. The tug of war over the Olympic Stadium has become one of the more unseemly events of the football season so far, a desperate battle for a piece of land that very few people involved in football had a great deal of interest until it became clear that there was a chance of building a vast, new...

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FA Cup Third Round Weekend 4: Norwich City 0-1 Leyton Orient

By on Jan 9, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

Josh Clarke supports Leyton Orient, but in his younger days was an apprentice with Norwich City. Sod’s Law meant that they would draw each other in the Third Round of the FA Cup, which meant an unexpected trip back to Norfolk for him. In what is normally the most romantic weekend of the English football calender, a week of deep introspection and soul-searching...

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Match Of The Midweek: Droylsden 1-1 Leyton Orient

By on Nov 29, 2010 in English League Football, Latest, Non-League | 0 comments

For the intrepid visitor from East London to Droylsden this evening, that shiver running down the spine might not be entirely down to the bitter cold in the air tonight. The home side are, after all nicknamed “The Bloods” and the venue for this evening’s Second Round match in the FA Cup is The Butchers Arms, all of which rather calls to mind the...

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Barry Hearn On Administration

Barry Hearn On Administration

By on Feb 25, 2010 in Finance, Latest | 9 comments

Michel Platini, with all of the elegance that one might expect from a man with such a playing career, describes it as “financial doping”. It is, in short, the accumulation of debt to purchase success on the pitch. Some clubs do it as a result of the egos of their chairmen, some do it from the fear of what might happen if they don’t, and some do it...

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