LEYTON ORIENT, OLYMPICS, SPORT

Leyton Orient might be forced out of the Matchroom Stadium

22 Mar , 2013  

The Matchroom Stadium, on Brisbane Road, has been home to Leyton Orient since 1937. It has survived the Blitz, the Iron Curtain and the financial crisis. But now, it could be “crushed” by Sam Allardyce’s premiership side.

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LEYTON ORIENT, SPORT

Hearn: Orient tenancy on Olympic Stadium is a matter of survival

6 Mar , 2013  

Leyton Orient chairman Barry Hearn will mount a legal challenge on the future of the Olympic Stadium, saying that his team’s bid for a joint tenancy with West Ham was wrongly dismissed.

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Olympic Priority for Hackney

13 Mar , 2012  

Hackney residents are given a 48-hour head start to buy tickets for a special Olympics opening ceremony.

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OLYMPICS, SPORT

Money is tight but business is good for long-jumper JJ Jegede

8 Mar , 2012  

British long jumper JJ Jegede has just jumped over three Mini Coopers — that’s six metres, two metres less than he will need to jump to qualify for the Olympics. But Hackney’s hopping hope was so nervous he didn’t even tell his coach his plans. “He would not have allowed me to do it,” JJ […]

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We will keep fighting for Olympic Stadium, vows Orient’s Hearn

25 Mar , 2011  

Leyton Orient chairman, Barry Hearn, claimsthat West Ham’s move to the stadium could put his club out of business.

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West Ham in Olympic Stadium bid

24 Mar , 2010  

Sources suggest West Ham WILL bid for the Olympic Stadium, as reported by The Hackney Post

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LEYTON ORIENT, OLYMPICS, SPORT

West Ham: We still want Olympic Stadium

11 Mar , 2010  

West Ham want to move into London’s Olympic Stadium, even if an athletic running track has to remain, the Hackney Post can reveal.

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Leyton Orient boss slams football debt culture

7 Mar , 2010  

Leyton Orient manager Geraint Williams has attacked the debt culture of British football, saying it makes bringing success to Brisbane Road more difficult

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