O's sign loan keeper

ORIENT have signed Spurs keeper Lee Butcher on a month-long loan and he played for the reserves in Wednesday night s 1-1 draw at Brighton. With Jamie Jones knocked unconscious in last weekend s game against Colchester, and likely to be out of action fo

ORIENT have signed Spurs keeper Lee Butcher on a month-long loan and he played for the reserves in Wednesday night's 1-1 draw at Brighton.

With Jamie Jones knocked unconscious in last weekend's game against Colchester, and likely to be out of action for a couple of weeks, it seems that 21-year-old Butcher has been signed as cover for Glenn Morris.

O's skipper Stephen Purches also made his comeback at Brighton after undergoing an operation on a fractured cheekbone and played in a protective mask, while midfielder Adam Chambers made his return from a calf injury and played 70 minutes.

JJ Melligan also featured after finishing a three-game ban and it would be no surprise if Butcher, Purches, Chambers and Melligan were all on the bench for Saturday's clash with Brentford.

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