Leyton Orient head coach Ross Embleton has revealed he spoke with former O’s striker and now Stevenage boss Alex Revell frequently during the original Covid-19 lockdown as they now go head-to-head this weekend.
A new mental health improvement scheme for young people, called Advantage, is set to launch this month, driven by the NHS North East London cluster of football foundations consisting of West Ham United, Arsenal and Leyton Orient.
Leyton Orient’s third round Carabao Cup clash with Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur is not taking place this evening as scheduled. Discussions are ongoing between the relevant stakeholders in regards to the implications of the fixture not taking place tonight and a further update will be provided in due course. Leyton Orient, the EFL and the relevant authorities are conducting a thorough review of the club’s covid-19 secure procedures with the view to re-opening the stadium and training ground as soon as possible.
Leyton Orient chairman Nigel Travis expects the Carabao Cup fixture against Tottenham Hotspur to be replayed after the club revealed a number of their first-team squad had tested positive for COVID-19 on the eve of their clash with Spurs.
Leyton Orient could face losing hot prospect Ruel Sotiriou as he is still yet to sign a new contract at the club despite numerous offers throughout the season with rumoured interest from Peterborough United.
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