View from the West Stand
A chance to share the joys and pain – mostly pain – of supporting Leyton Orient
23 April 2020
The loyal family man: Sid Bishop (1934-2020)
This is an extract from my book Leyton Orient Greats If ever one needed evidence of how much football has changed, then it woul...
09 March 2020
Leyton Orient 2 Cambridge United 1, 7/3/20
A game in which... Orient did the footballing equivalent of a reformed 90s indie band who get a festival crowd going by playing all their e...
11 January 2020
Leyton Orient 1 Grimsby Town 1, 11/1/20
A game which... heralded the start of a bold new era for Leyton Orient, albeit one that differs from the previous era only by the fact Ross ...
10 November 2019
FA Cup: Leyton Orient 1 Maldon & Tiptree 2, 10/11/19
A game which... answered the question as to whether it was possible for there to be a worse Orient manager than Alberto Cavasin . "Hol...
13 October 2019
Leyton Orient 3 Walsall 1, 12/10/19
A game in which... Joe Widdowson scored. Take that in for a moment and spare a thought for Eliud Kipchoge who, just hours earlier, became th...
30 September 2019
Leyton Orient 3 Port Vale 3, 28/9/19
A game which... began with a miracle right up there with feeding the five thousand, the raising of Lazarus and the 1848 apparition of the L...
18 September 2019
Leyton Orient 1 Crewe Alexandra 2, 17/9/19
A game in which... after six consecutive seasons of either boom or bust, Orient returned to their normal resting state of being mildly shit....
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