All posts tagged with: Leyton Orient

Palmer brace fires O’s to victory

A dominant second half performance and an Ollie Palmer brace helped Leyton Orient to a 3-1 win at Hartlepool, their first victory of Alberto Cavasin’s reign. The hosts created chances in the first half and went ahead through Josh Laurent, but had looked open at the back and their problems unravelled after the interval. Without sustaining… Read more →

Why there’s still hope for Orient

Following Andy Hessenthaler’s departure, Leyton Orient have had seven managers in the last 24 months, so one can see why some view the job as a poisoned chalice. Francesco Becchetti’s interferences with team selection and lack of trust in his managers have been a factor behind the club’s decline. However, this blog would argue that interim manager Andy Edwards… Read more →

League Two Season Preview 2016-17

A division where owners are tighter than Wycombe’s midfield, finances are scarce in League Two. Portsmouth and Luton are the money-men, evidenced by the former signing Carl Baker and the latter bringing in star performers at Oxford. Both hope to convert big budgets into promotion but money is not the only factor, as Accrington Stanley… Read more →

Orient Season Preview: strong signings

Leyton Orient have made some excellent signings this summer. Can Andy Hessenthaler turn them into automatic promotion contenders? The Football Lab gets the views of Paul and Steve from the Orient Outlook podcast, which covers all news from around the club with views, match reviews and more. Contact them on Twitter @OrientOutlook and find them on Facebook… Read more →

Orient back to square one

The Football Lab had doubts about Kevin Nolan’s long-term credentials as player-manager of Leyton Orient. Having attended his first game in charge, it was visibly evident that he wanted to be close friends with all of his players, rather than maintain a professional relationship. This blog’s concern was that he would be unable to distance himself from the laddish, dressing… Read more →