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Clapton Orient

 
 
 
The O's

Orient FC, Clapton Orient FC, Orient Athletic FC, Leyton Orient FC

Founded 1881 as Glyn CFC
Turned professional 1903
Name Changes Eagles FC 1886-88, Orient FC 1888-98, Clapton Orient FC 1898-1946, Leyton Orient FC 1946-66, Orient FC 1966-87, Leyton Orient FC since 1887

Players provided 2
Total appearances 4

19
22-26

 

The Breyer Group Stadium

Domestic Honours Football League Division Three South runners-up 1954-55, winners 1955-56; Division Two runners-up 1961-62; Division Three winners 1969-70;
Highest league position: 22nd, Division One, 1962-63;
Football League Cup best: Fifth round, 1962-63
Anglo-Scottish Cup runners-up 1976-77 (beaten by Nottingham Forest, agg 1-5);
FA Cup best: Semi-finals, 1977-78 (beaten by Arsenal 0-3);
After League restructure: Football League Division Three/League Two sixth place-play-off runners-up 1998-99, fifth place-play-off runners-up 2000-01; third place 2005-06, Division Two/League One third place-play off runners-up (on penalties) 2013-14;
National League winners 2018-19;
FA Trophy runners-up 2018-19;
Home venue, based in London Leyton Stadium, Brisbane Road, since 1937; also called The Breyer Group Stadium, Matchroom Stadium; previously occupied Lea Bridge Road, 1930-37; Millfields Road, 1900-30; Whittle's Athletic Ground, 1896-1900; Glyn Road, 1884-96;
Home strip All red

 

The 2 Players
Ply no. Name Pos App Gls Mins Playing Career
489 Jack Townrow CH 2 0 180 1925-26 331 days
437 Owen Williams OL 2 0 180 1922-23 135 days

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