LEYTON ORIENT

 

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Famous Players : - Joe Mayo, Arthur Sixpence, Peter Goddard, Joe Chimming, Peter Shilton, 

Famous Fans : - Julian Lloyd Webber (Cellist), Bob Mills (Comedian, game show host ("Win, Lose or Draw") and MTV Presenter)

Club Records

Formed 1881
Turned Professional 1903
Became a Limited Company 1906
Former names 1881 - Glyn Cricket & Football Club
1886 - Eagle Football Club
1888 - Orient Football Club
1898 - Clapton Orient
1946 - Leyton Orient
1966 - Orient
1987 - Leyton Orient
Previous grounds 1884-1896 Glyn Road
1896-1900 Whittle's Athletic Ground
1900-1930 Millfields Road
1930-1937 Lea Bridge Road
Nickname "The O's"
Club Colours Home : - Red Shirts, White Shorts, Red socks

Away : - All Black

Record Football League Win 8 - 0  v Crystal Palace  (Division 3 (South))  12.11.1955
8 - 0  v Rochdale  (Division 4)  20.10.1987
8 - 0  v  Colchester United  (Division 4)  15.10.1988
8 - 0  v Doncaster Rovers  (Division 3) 28.12.1997
Record Football League Defeat  
Record Cup Win 9 - 2  v  Chester City  (League Cup R3)  15.10.1962
Record Fee Paid 175,000 to Wigan Athletic for PAUL BEESLEY (October 1989)
Record Fee Received 600,000 for JOHN CHIEDOZIE from Notts. County (August 1981)
Record Football League Appearances 432  -  Peter ALLEN  (1965-1978)
Record goalscorer in a season 35 -  Tom JOHNSTON (Division 2)  1957-58
Record all-time goalscorer  121 - Tom JOHNSTON  1956-58 & 1959-60
Most goals in a match 4 - Wally LEIGH  v  Bradford City (Division 2) 13.4.1906
4 - Albert PAPE  v  Oldham Athletic (Division 2)  1.9.1924
4 - Peter KITCHEN  v  Millwall  (Division 2) 21.4.1984
Record Attendance (all-time) 34,345  v  West Ham United (FA Cup R4)  25.1.1964
Record match receipts 87,867.92  v  West Ham United (FA Cup R3)  10.1.1987
Record total of goals in a  League season 106 - Division 3 (South)  1955-56
Record  League points total 3 Points for a win : - 75  Division 4 1988-89

2 Points for a win : - 66  Division 3 (South) 1955-56

Most Capped player while at club 7 -  Tunji BANGO (Nigeria)
   -  John CHIEDOZIE (Nigeria)
   -  Tony GREALISH (Republic of Ireland)

Longest sequence of wins in the League  = 10  -  21.1.1956 to 30.3.1956
Longest sequence of defeats in the League  = 9  -  1.4.1995 to 6.5.1995
Longest sequence of draws in the League  = 6  -  30.11.1974 to 28.12.1974
Longest sequence unbeaten in the League  =  13  -  30.10.1954 to 19.2.1955
Longest sequence without a win in the League  =  23  -  6.10.1962 to 13.4.1963

 

Club/Stadium details

Address : The Matchroom Stadium, Brisbane Road, Leyton, London E10 5NE

Telephone : 020 8926 1111
020 8926 1010  (Box Office)
09068 121 150 (News - ClubCall)
020 8926 1006 (Commercial Department)
Fax :  020 8926 1110
e-mail address : orient@bigfoot.com

Capacity : 13,842
Pitch size : 110 yards  x  80 yards
Official website :  http://leytonorient.com
Unofficial website :  Orient Express Net 
I Love Leyton Orient
 
Orient Fans Online 

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