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 Leyton Orient F.C. - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
During the season 2004/05 Leyton Orient were top of Football League 2 for the first time in over a decade and there was optimism that they would achieve promotion at the end of the season.
The name was later changed to Leyton Orient once the second world war was over, after the club moved in 1937 to Leyton.
Leyton Orient F.C. are an English football team currently playing in Football League Two.
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 Leyton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Leyton Orient Football Club is also based here.
Leyton is situated on the Prime Meridian and is less than 1 mile east of the site of the 2012 Olympic Park.
Leyton is a place in the London Borough of Waltham Forest.
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 ESPN.com Soccernet England: Full-time Report - Leyton Orient v Cheltenham
Leyton Orient's worrying slump continued as Cheltenham continued their push for a play-off place with a 2-0 victory.
Orient showed no hint of the form that has carried them to a fourth round FA Cup tie at Everton next week, and with three of their next four League matches away from home, Paul Brush's side would appear to be facing a possible relegation struggle.
Pressure from Orient was rare from here on and as they reorganised to bring on an extra striker, Town doubled their lead.
www.soccernet.com /england/2001/20020119/reports/22709_full.html   (170 words)

Leyton Orient are, even in times of trouble, renowned for being difficult to break down at their home ground of Brisbane Road.
As a torrent of abuse came the way of Orient's chairman in tandem with calls\par for boss Tommy Taylor's head, substitute Amara Simba grabbed a last-gasp goal to give the east-enders some hope, but that was academic as the Imps faithful strolled off into the Thames sunset with another three points in the bag.
The Orient players now had hell to pay, as their supporters once again showed their wrath with another defeat on the cards.
website.lineone.net /~richmrm/football/lincoln/reports/19992000/october/161099LeytonOrient.htm   (583 words)

 O-Net Report: Leyton Orient
Orient's first half tactics seemed largely to consist of hoofing the ball as far as possible to take advantage of the wind, though MacKenzie's clearances, and many of the through-balls attempted, simply carried too far to be effective, and it was the occasional passing movements that brought more success.
Without the wind-assistance, Orient were forced to move the ball about but Swansea's tight marking made putting a move together hard, and the old tendency to play the ball high just wasn't the suited to the conditions.
Orient finally brought a save from Freestone when Ling put in a good run before laying off the ball to Walschaerts, who struck it well but from a tight angle.
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 Leyton Orient Club Profile
Leyton Orient is one of the country's older-established clubs, being founded in 1881 and rejoicing in the name 'Glyn Cricket & Football Club'.
Clapton Orient plied their trade until 1946 when the ever-dissatisfied members changed the name again, this time to Leyton Orient.
They remained as just plain Orient for 11 years but then added Clapton to become Clapton Orient in 1898, in an effort to prove themselves posher than they really were, or something.
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 Leyton Orient Sports Links - RealSportsNetwork.com
Leyton Orient "Every great institution is the lengthened shadow of a single man. His character determines the character of the organization." (Ralph Waldo Emerson) To expect defeat is nine-tenths of defeat itself.
Her life may also have much sadness and difficulty, that remains fa "I either want less corruption, or more chance to participate in it." (Ashleigh Brilliant) Leyton Orient Grad school is the snooze button on the clock-radio of life.
Leyton Orient - The official site with news, club information, fixtures, results, tables, and match reports.
www.realsportsnetwork.com /Soccer_UEFA_England_Clubs_L_Leyton_Orient.html   (1467 words)

 Guardian Unlimited Football Match Reports Portsmouth 1 - 4 Leyton Orient
Nigel Quashie hit the Orient bar and went close on two other occasions but, instead of making the gap in class tell, Portsmouth lost their way in a midfield muddle where the lumbering Robert Prosinecki was evidently confused by the Croatian shirts sported by the day's opposition.
Orient manger Paul Brush said: 'With two minutes left, when it became clear we were going to win I had to pinch myself to make sure I was not dreaming.
Smith is not Orient's dead-ball specialist, yet such was his determination to wipe out his earlier error that he brushed aside team-mates before scoring from 25 yards.
football.guardian.co.uk /Observer_Match_Report/0,3740,628482,00.html   (523 words)

 SWANSEA CITY FC - Leyton Orient (a)
Orient were now enjoying their best spell of the match with 20 minutes remaining, and appeared to have won a penalty after 77 minutes when Griffiths was bundled over in the box.
Orient may feel they deserved a draw, but their passionless and totally silent supporters certainly did not warrant it - maybe THEY deserve to be in the Conference.
Despite spells of applied pressure in the second half Orient failed to gain their deserved reward from a dogged encounter that left them rooted to the foot of the third divison.
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 Season 2004-2005 : Yeovil Town v Leyton Orient : Saturday 5th March 2005
Orient could only muster one last attempt in six minutes of injury time and even that only got as far as a backpost cross, with Wealey superbly backpedalling and catching a swirling ball.
Arron Davies stripped Orient defender for pace on a bouncing through-ball and his shot struck visiting defender Gabriel Zakuani who would have scored a spectacular own goal were it not for acrobatics by Harrison.
Gally's impression on the game was immediate, executing a number of end-to-end 70 yard runs of the pitch that forced Orient to back-pedal, took the pressure off the Glovers back-line and even gave plenty of chances to extend their single goal lead.
www.ciderspace.co.uk /fixtures/0305-orient-home.htm   (1555 words)

Leyton High Road is not overflowing with great eateries but there are a couple of greasy spoon cafes and the odd takeway, including a KFC in the High Road.
From Leyton Midland Rd, turn left towards Leyton and continue down the High Road past Leyton County Cricket Ground until you reach Windsor Rd - turn down this road and the ground is in front of you.
History: Formed in 1881 by college cricket club, the "Orient" taken from a player who worked for a shipping company of same name.
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 The A-Z of Leyton Orient theimps.tk - Unofficial Lincoln City News and Views
Orient just have the edge over their local rivals winning 6 of the 17 matches between the two clubs, with Barnet winning 5 and the other 6 being draws.
Orient’s squad is one of the smallest in the country with just 21 registered players for the first team.
Orient’s most successful season this century was easily the 2000/1 season which saw them finishing in the playoffs.
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 Leyton Orient a crucial game cheltenhamtown.tk - Unofficial Cheltenham News and Views
Opponents on Saturday Leyton Orient have been on a bit of a run of late and have hauled themselves up to 11th in the table so can no longer be counted as one of our relegation rivals.
Orient's last visit to Cheltenham was in this years FA Cup 2nd round where the Robins ran out 3-1 winners however this was helped by the early dismisal of Orient's 'keeper.
The visit of Leyton Orient to Whaddon Road on Saturday really is a must win game.
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 Orient 0-1 Tottenham
Despite Orient’s best efforts, they never really threatened Sully’s goal and it was Ledley King who had the next meaningful chance after 20 minutes when his powerful header from Leo’s right wing cross was well held by the Orient keeper.
As the first half wore on and Orient battled their way into the games, the only way to tell the Premiership side was by the fact that they did n’t seem to be trying as hard.
This was probably Tottenham’s best spell of the match and soon after this, it was King again with another similar header which this time smacked the Orient post before Clem slid in only to see his effort from a couple of yards hit the bar before going behind.
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 v Leyton Orient h
Orient fought their way back in to the match and approaching the hour they earned their reward.
As Orient pushed for the equaliser Jabo Ibehre broke loose forcing Wilson into a superb reflex save.
Orient pushed hard for the equaliser but nothing was going to spoil Lynn's day in the sunshine.
www.kingslynnfc.co.uk /archives/season0102/fixtures0102/orient_h.htm   (333 words)

 Leyton Orient 2
Orient managed to hang on to the ball in those final two minutes and were mightily relieved to settle for the 2-1 scoreline.
Orient increased their lead soon after half-time and it seemed the game was over, but a spirited second half performance from Mansfield so nearly brought them a point.
Orient were made to look devastating in the first half yet very ordinary for long spells in the second.
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 Independent Catholic News
Leyton Orient's vice-chair Nick Levene, who visited Tel Aviv recently, suggested the club offer Israel "some sort of facility...the start of a decent relationship with Israeli clubs who want to play in England"- because of current security fears.
The Amos Trust, which supports Christians in the Holy Land is asking for people to send an e-mail to Leyton Orient, appealing for the suspension of the games until a just peace has returned to the region.
Christian campaigners have reacted with shock to the news that London football team Leyton Orient has invited Israeli football teams to play at their grounds.
www.indcatholicnews.com /cyberrot.html   (287 words)

Swansea manager Kenny Jackett is hoping to include defenders Andy Gurney and Izzy Iriekpen in his squad for the game against table-topping Leyton Orient.
Orient are further boosted by the news that John Mackie will make a return to action in Wednesday's reserve game against Colchester.
Leyton Orient have no new injury worries or suspensions.
www.soccer365.com /EUROPEAN_NEWS/Match_Previews/page_127_82933.shtml   (282 words)

 O-Net Report: Leyton Orient v Carlisle United
Orient never really looked like pulling it back before the break, the best effort coming when Ling flicked the ball over his head to Maskell, who controlled the ball on his chest and ran on to fire in a left foot shot.
Orient frequently denied Carlisle possession for long periods of the first half, but only Ling, and Walschaerts very occasionally played a pass of any incisiveness or actually took on and beat an opponent.
The game's complexion changed as Orient pushed for the winner, and Carlisle keeper Tony Caig made a great double save from Griffiths and then Reinelt to keep his team level.
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For Leyton Orient the Programme was a response to both footballs associated problems with anti social behaviour and their own dwindling attendances and for the Local Authority and Sport England it was an attempt to tackle the inequality of sports participation.
In 1992 when money was made available for all football clubs to develop Community Programmes through the Football Trust, Leyton Orient expanded their activities into the London Borough of Hackney, again in partnership with the Learning and Leisure Department of the Local Authority.
Woodberry Down FC run by Sab Bham take on Sarvic FC while the Leyton Orient Girls Under 13s and Under 16s teams are involved in Cup Finals at Maldon FC on the same day.
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The crest currently used by Leyton Orient FC dates from 1976 when a competition to design a new club crest was held in the local Walthamstow Guardian newspaper.
It has also been suggested that 'dragon' part of the wyvern represents the crest of the City of London (which is similar to the Leyton Orient club crest) and that the 'serpent' part of the wyvern represents the sea (again through connections with the Orient Shipping Line).
In the summer of 1965, following the Borough of Leyton's incorporation into the new London Borough of Waltham Forest, a simple blue and white striped shield was introduced as the club crest.
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 Reading FC vs Leyton Orient on 5 September 2000
It was clear during the first half that both teams were out for the win, but it was Leyton Orient who managed it away from home by taking their chances in front of their 300 or so travelling fans to send them home happy.
Leyton Orient had a similar player but Igoe showed him up by his entirely unselfish play - always trying to send the ball over to someone in a scoring position.
The tactic of hoofing the ball towards Butler's head in the hope that he might flick it into the path of Cureton was completely ineffective as Orients defenders won the ball every time however this was employed consistently for the whole ninety minutes.
www.royals.org /matdoc/050900.html   (3239 words)

 Leyton Orient News
Leyton Orient boss Martin Ling felt 1-1 was "a fair result" as his side were held to a 1-1 draw by Lincoln.
Leyton Orient will sign Christian Hanson after the Port Vale defender completed a successful trial.
"...2005 Spireites travel to London Leyton Orient v Chesterfield, Tie to be played Saturday 5th November 2005.
www.myfootballnews.co.uk /Leyton-Orient-Team-News-101.html   (577 words)

 Some football club names are pretty obvious, but why Leyton 'Orient'? in The AnswerBank: Phrases & Sayings
In 1937 the club, moved to a new ground further east in Leyton, and duly became Leyton Orient in 1946.
In 1898 they became Clapton Orient, adding the name of this then select London suburb where the club's ground was situated with the aim of gaining added respectability.
In the 1960s and 1970s Leyton was dropped and the team once again became known simply as Orient.
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 Reading FC Match Preview - Leyton Orient (home) - 5 Sept 2000
Away from home Leyton Orient put in a decent victory at Plymouth on the opening day of the season and drew 2-2 last Saturday (2 September) at Halifax Town after being two goals up at half time.
Leyton Orient - from: Bayes, Joseph, Smith, McGhee, Harris, Griffiths, Brkovic, Watts, Garcia, Walschaerts, Martin, Christie, Shorey, Dorrian, McElholm.
Leyton Orient remain unbeaten all season with three victories and three draws.
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 BBC SPORT Football League Two Leyton Orient 1-1 Wrexham
Leyton Orient captain Gary Alexander scored late on to earn his side a rare home point and deny Wrexham their first away win of the campaign.
Leyton Orient: Garner, Miller, Zakuani, Mackie, Lockwood, Easton, Simpson, McMahon, Carlisle (Tudor 61), Alexander, Ibehre (Echanomi 74).
The same pair nearly won it for Orient late on but Wrexham held on to draw.
www40.thny.bbc.co.uk /sport2/hi/football/eng_div_3/4232394.stm   (166 words)

 Leyton Orient in UK Directory: Sport: League Two
Review the evolution of Leyton Orient's kit, including socks, from the red and white kit of 1885 through blue and white in the 1950's and then back to red and white.
Visit the official site for Leyton Orient and read about the latest goings on, the fans, the matches, the players, and the club.
You are here: UK Directory > Sport > Football > Nationwide League > League Two > Leyton Orient
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 Sporting Kicks - Leyton Orient
Leyton Orient FC are London's oldest club, having been formed with the help of Homerton Hospital.
Although the O's haven't seen as much success as some of their more illustrious neighbours, they are still a club with a rich history and tradition.
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 Waltham Forest Borough Police News Police play Leyton Orient
Leyton Orient Football Club provided use of the all-seater south stand free of charge.
Sab Bham – Project Manager for Leyton Orients sports programme who runs the Positive Future Project organized the youth team on the day of the game.
On 2nd May 2003 at the Leyton Orient Football Club, Waltham Forest Borough police officers (including Community Police Officers) were beaten by 9 goals to 3 by Leyton Orient's Community Youth Team (11-19 year olds)!
www.met.police.uk /walthamforest/news/release03.htm   (297 words)

 BBC SPORT Football Eng Div 3 Wrexham 0-0 Leyton Orient
Leyton Orient then came back strongly and on-loan winger Jamal Campbell-Ryce brought two good saves from Andy Dibble while Carl Hutchings headed just over.
Leyton Orient were well worth a point and could have taken all three as they held Wrexham to a draw at the Racehorse Ground.
Leyton Orient: Morris, Barnard, Miller, Smith, Lockwood, Campbell-Ryce, Harris, Hutchings, Brazier, Thorpe, Nugent.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport1/hi/football/eng_div_3/2301911.stm   (213 words)

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