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New Orient midfielder Bradley Pritchard explains unusual route into professional football

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:34am Thursday 24th July 2014

The route into professional football can occasionally come through unusual paths and this certainly applies for one of Orient’s summer signings.

Orient fail to beat Gateshead in friendly

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Dean Cox made his 200th appearance for Orient in last night's draw: Simon O'Connor

9:23pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Leyton Orient could only manage a 0-0 draw in their friendly at Conference side Gateshead this evening. 

Orient boss Slade still keen to add to his squad

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Russell Slade believes the O's can take inspiration from Brentford: Action Images

2:39pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Leyton Orient manager Russell Slade wants to bring in another couple of players to boost their promotion challenge before the start of the season.

Orient sign former Millwall defender Shane Lowry

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:13am Monday 21st July 2014

Leyton Orient have signed former Millwall defender Shane Lowry on a two-year contract.

Orient winger Dean Cox agrees new contract

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Dean Cox celebrates his wonder strike against Sheffield United: Simon O'Connor

6:20pm Saturday 19th July 2014

Leyton Orient winger Dean Cox has agreed a new three-year contract with the club.

Leyton Orient open pre-season with Dartford win

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Lloyd James netted twice from the penalty spot on Saturday: Simon O'Connor

9:22pm Friday 18th July 2014

Leyton Orient started their pre-season campaign with a 3-2 win at Conference Premier side Dartford this evening.

Orient linked with move for former Liverpool striker Emile Heskey

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:26pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Leyton Orient have been linked with a move for former Liverpool, Aston Villa and England striker Emile Heskey.

Hearn claims Hammers should be petrified of new Orient owner

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

5:13pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Barry Hearn claims West Ham United should be petrified after Francesco Becchetti completed his takeover of Leyton Orient.

Orient begin Becchetti era with signing of midfielder Pritchard

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:33pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Leyton Orient have completed their first signing of the Francesco Becchetti era after bringing in former Charlton Athletic midfielder Bradley Pritchard.

Orient on verge of appointing Mauro Milanese as sporting director

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:33pm Thursday 10th July 2014

New Leyton Orient owner Francesco Becchetti has confirmed the club are on the verge of appointing Mauro Milanese as their sporting director.

New Leyton Orient owner insists there are no limits to his ambitions

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:03pm Thursday 10th July 2014

New owner Francesco Becchetti insists the club's great history attracted him to Leyton Orient and insists there are no limits to his ambition.

Leyton Orient's trip to Yeovil Town put back

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Russell Slade believes the O's can take inspiration from Brentford: Action Images

11:26am Wednesday 9th July 2014

Leyton Orient's trip to Yeovil Town has been moved back to Monday, December 29.

Matt Porter believes the takeover of Leyton Orient will take club to next level

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:11pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

Orient supporter Matt Porter has expressed sadness at stepping down as chief executive but insists the change of ownership has given the club the chance to move to the next level.

Orient boss insists club had little choice in selling Odubajo to Brentford

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Moses Odubajo celebrates scoring in the first leg of the play-off semi-final at Peterborough United. Picture: Action Images

11:30am Thursday 3rd July 2014

Orient manager Russell Slade insists the club were left with little choice in selling Moses Odubajo after the winger decided he wanted to move on.

Orient chairman believes potential takeover could be spectacular for club

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Barry Hearn wants the O's to complete their Cinderella rendition at Wembley: Action Images

9:25am Thursday 3rd July 2014

Barry Hearn believes the potential new owner of Leyton Orient has the ambition and resources “to do something spectacular” if the proposed takeover goes through.

Orient no longer dispute Hammers' move to Olympic Stadium

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The O's were beaten in the big League 1 clash at Brisbane Road: Simon O'Connor

1:06pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

The Premier League has confirmed Leyton Orient no longer dispute the decision to allow West Ham United to move to the Olympic Stadium. 

Orient top of Football League for increase in away support

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Tranmere's hopes of staying in League One were dealt a severe blow after a 2-0 defeat at Leyton Orient on Saturday. Pictures: Simon O'connor.

12:14pm Monday 30th June 2014

Leyton Orient are top of the Football League for last season's increase in away supporters.

Orient chief executive Matt Porter joins Football League board

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Leyton Orient's Brisbane Road ground. Picture: Action Images

11:00am Friday 27th June 2014

Leyton Orient chief executive Matt Porter has been elected to serve on the board of The Football League.

Leyton Orient winger Moses Odubajo moves to Brentford

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Moses Odubajo is expected to attract interest this summer: Simon O'Connor

3:10pm Friday 27th June 2014

Leyton Orient have agreed to sell winger Moses Odubajo to Brentford in a record equalling transfer deal.

Orient to host Chesterfield in season opener

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Russell Slade believes the O's can take inspiration from Brentford: Action Images

9:11am Wednesday 18th June 2014

Leyton Orient will start the League 1 season with a home game against Chesterfield on Saturday, August 9.

Orient face long trip to Plymouth in Capital One Cup

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Leyton Orient boss Russell Slade celebrates their weekend win over Shrewsbury: Simon O'Connor

9:52am Tuesday 17th June 2014

Leyton Orient will travel to Plymouth in the first round of the Capital One Cup.

Leyton Orient sign Derby County keeper Adam Legzdins

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Russell Slade insists his side must maximise everything to have a chance of promotion: Simon O'Connor

12:00pm Friday 13th June 2014

Leyton Orient have agreed to sign Derby County goalkeeper Adam Legzdins on a two-year deal.

Leyton Orient closing in on replacement for goalkeeper Jamie Jones

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Jamie Jones' final game for Orient came at Wembley: Simon O'Connor

11:30am Thursday 12th June 2014

Leyton Orient will not be making an offer for Eldin Jakupovic but the O’s are closing in on signing a new goalkeeper to replace Jamie Jones.

Orient chairman backs O's to challenge for automatic promotion next season

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The O's community work is celebrating its 25th anniversary: Simon O'Connor

9:27am Thursday 12th June 2014

Barry Hearn believes Leyton Orient can bounce back from the crushing disappointment of their play-off final defeat and challenge for automatic promotion next season.

Orient to enter reserve league next season

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Leyton Orient travel to Stevenage tonight in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy: Simon O'Connor

6:22pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

Leyton Orient will enter the Final Third Development League next season.

Induction into Boxing Hall of Fame is one of Barry Hearn's proudest moments

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Barry Hearn wants the O's to complete their Cinderella rendition at Wembley: Action Images

6:09pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

Barry Hearn admits being inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame will go down as one of the proudest moments of his career.

Orient to face Northampton Town in pre-season

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Russell Slade has warned his side about the threat of Notts County: Simon O'Connor

12:37pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

Leyton Orient will travel to Northampton Town for a pre-season friendly next month.

Orient seeded for Capital One Cup draw

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Leyton Orient have sold out their clash with promoted Wolves: Simon O'Connor

10:28am Tuesday 10th June 2014

Leyton Orient have been seeded for the Capital One Cup draw next week.

Orient to face Premier League side QPR in pre-season friendly

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Russell Slade believes the O's can take inspiration from Brentford: Action Images

12:15pm Monday 9th June 2014

Leyton Orient will take on Premier League QPR next month in a pre-season friendly.

Former Orient striker Simpson joins Cambridge United

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Leyton Orient sign Simpson until end of the season

11:46am Monday 9th June 2014

Former Leyton Orient striker Robbie Simpson has rejoined Cambridge United.

Orient hosts Egypt's draw with Jamaica

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Kevin Lisbie toils away against Bradford on Saturday: Simon O'Connor

9:53am Thursday 5th June 2014

Egypt drew 2-2 with Jamaica in an international friendly at Brisbane Road last night.

Orient determined to hold on to winger Odubajo

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Moses Odubajo is expected to attract interest this summer: Simon O'Connor

9:20am Thursday 5th June 2014

Russell Slade insists Leyton Orient will do everything they can to hold onto Moses Odubajo and believes it will take a “sizeable offer” for the winger to leave the club.

Hammers dismiss Heskey link

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: POWERING HOME: Andy Carroll, the Gateshead-born former Newcastle United striker, towers above Wes Brown and John O’Shea to give West Ham the lead

9:59am Wednesday 4th June 2014

West Ham United have dismissed reports linking them with former England striker Emile Heskey.

Date announced for Capital One Cup draw

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Russell Slade believes the O's can take inspiration from Brentford: Action Images

11:04am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

Leyton Orient will discover their Capital One Cup opponents later this month.

Leyton Orient to host international football match

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Leyton Orient's Brisbane Road ground. Picture: Action Images

3:30pm Monday 2nd June 2014

Leyton Orient will host the international friendly between Jamaica and Egypt on Wednesday night.

Orient keeper Jones offered new contract as five players are released

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

6:09pm Friday 30th May 2014

Leyton Orient have offered a new contract to goalkeeper Jamie Jones and have also released five players.

Orient defender Gary Sawyer agrees new contract

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Gary Sawyer (right) battles with Tranmere's Ryan Lowe on Saturday. Picture: Action Images

11:24am Thursday 29th May 2014

Leyton Orient defender Gary Sawyer has agreed a new contract with the club.

Orient make slight increase on season ticket prices

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The O's have made a slight increase on season ticket prices: Simon O'Connor

10:50am Friday 30th May 2014

Leyton Orient have made a slight increase on the cost of season tickets, which went on sale on Wednesday.

Russell Slade insists Leyton Orient can take inspiration from Brentford

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Russell Slade believes the O's can take inspiration from Brentford: Action Images

11:50am Thursday 29th May 2014

Russell Slade believes the O’s can take inspiration from Brentford and win promotion next season after their heartbreaking play-off final defeat to Rotherham United.

Orient midfielder James agrees new contract

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Lloyd James starts for the O's once more in an unchanged side. Picture: Action Images

10:10am Thursday 29th May 2014

Leyton Orient midfielder Lloyd James has agreed a new two-year contract with the club.

From ecstasy to agony as Leyton Orient's promotion dream ends in tears

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The O's suffered a heartbreaking defeat on penalties: Simon O'Connor

9:57am Thursday 29th May 2014

Football can be such a cruel game and this has never been illustrated more vividly than Sunday’s play-off final when Orient’s promotion dream turned into a nightmare at Wembley.

Orient face Dagenham & Redbridge in pre-season

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Orient narrowly missed out on promotion to the Championship this season: Simon O'Connor

2:53pm Wednesday 28th May 2014

Leyton Orient have confirmed their first pre-season matches this summer.

Leyton Orient's community work celebrated with 25th anniversary

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The O's community work is celebrating its 25th anniversary: Simon O'Connor

2:09pm Wednesday 28th May 2014

Leyton Orient’s pioneering community work is celebrating its 25th anniversary tonight.

Millers boss Evans sympathises with Orient after Wembley promotion

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Leyton Orient manager Russell Slade. Picture: Action Images

12:40pm Monday 26th May 2014

Rotherham United boss Steve Evans admits he felt for Leyton Orient after the Millers snatched promotion at Wembley following their penalty shootout victory.

One of the toughest moments of Russell Slade's career after Orient's heartbreaking defeat in Wembley final

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Praise for supporters from manager Russell Slade. Picture: Action Images

7:45pm Sunday 25th May 2014

Russell Slade admits it was one of the toughest moments of his career as Leyton Orient's promotion dream was shattered by Rotherham United after losing on penalties in the League 1 play-off final.

Leyton Orient v Rotherham United Wembley play-off final preview

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The O's are one win away from a place in the Championship: Simon O'Connor

12:50pm Saturday 24th May 2014

Leyton Orient face Rotherham United in the League 1 play-off final at Wembley tomorrow with a place in the second tier of English football for the first time in 32 years on the line.

Russell Slade believes team and fans can combine and lead Leyton Orient to Wembley promotion

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Orient fans have been quick to snap up tickets for the final: Action Images

10:40am Saturday 24th May 2014

Russell Slade has called on his team and the club’s supporters to recreate the performance and atmosphere against Peterborough United and lead Orient to promotion glory in their play-off final against Rotherham United at Wembley.

Orient's Dean Cox set to live boyhood dream of playing at Wembley

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Dean Cox celebrates his crucial goal for the O's which helped them reach Wembley: Simon O'Connor

12:20pm Friday 23rd May 2014

Dean Cox admits it will be a boyhood dream to play at Wembley on Sunday when he hopes to fire the O’s into the Championship.

Leyton Orient v Rotherham United Wembley betting preview

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Russell Slade's side will discover their Wembley opponents this evening: Simon O'Connor

10:10am Friday 23rd May 2014

Leyton Orient look a decent price to defeat Rotherham United and clinch a place in the Championship.

Leyton Orient chairman Barry Hearn insists the O's can complete fairy tale script at Wembley

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Barry Hearn wants the O's to complete their Cinderella rendition at Wembley: Action Images

11:20am Thursday 22nd May 2014

Barry Hearn believes Orient will have written the script for a new version of the Cinderella movie if they can crown a fairytale season with promotion at Wembley on Sunday.

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