Leyton Orient Football Club LEYTON ORIENT
Ground: Brisbane Road,
London, E10 5NF
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Tel: 020-8926-1010
Websites: Official
Media: BBC
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Board: - message board
Getting there
By Car: (approx 60 miles from HW)
This route is an alternative to using the North Circular route clockwise around the centre of London which is prone to traffic congestion. Travel on the M40 east to join M25 clockwise towards Watford. After 38 miles leave at junction 27 to join M11 southbound (signposted London NE). After seven miles bear right (s/p A406 North Circular). Keep to left hand lane and exit after 0.6 miles (s/p Walthamstow and City A104). At roundabout turn left (s/p Whipps Cross, Bakers Arms, Walthamstow A503) into Woodford New Road A104. At next roundabout (Whipps Cross) after 1.2 miles, take 2nd exit (s/p A104 Bakers Arms, Leyton) and follow road round to left, towards BP station, into Lea Bridge Road. After 0.5 miles, just after Esso station, turn left at lights (s/p Leyton, Stratford, then Leyton Leisure Lagoon) into Leyton Green Road. Filter left after 0.3 miles and turn left at T-junction into Leyton High Road. After 1.2 miles ground is down sidestreets on the right. Parking is on the street only. Check for specific or more detailed directions.
Train: Leyton Midland Road is the nearest overground station. Leyton is the nearest London Underground station on the Central Line. Easiest route from High Wycombe is to travel to London Marylebone and then take the Bakerloo southbound to Oxford Circus. Take the Central Line eastbound to Leyton. Check for specific times and connections of trains.
Chairboy Connections
A selection of players who have played for both Clubs.

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'Ade' Azeez - Striker who made his senior debut aged 18 as substitute while on loan to the Wanderers from Charlton Athletic in November 2012 against Burton Albion. Injured in his first start in a Football League Trophy tie at Yeovil and returned to The Valley shortly afterwards having made five appearances for Wycombe. Made one loan appearance for The O's in January 2013. Subsequently had loan spells with Torquay United and Dagenham & Redbridge before a permanent move to AFC Wimbledon in June 2014.

Simon Church - Welsh international striker who played on loan for both Wycombe and Leyton Orient during the 2008/9 season. Failed to score in 9 appearances for Wycombe but hit the net 4 times for the O's in 13 apps. Originally with the Wanderers Centre of Excellence before switching to Reading to complete his apprenticeship . Has also played on loan at Yeovil Town and Crewe Alexandra.

Mark Cooper Midfielder who made two substitute appearances for Wycombe during the 1993/94 season and scored a memorable match winning goal versus Mansfield. Made one appearance for The O's in December 1997 on a non-contract basis following his release from Hartlepool United. Has played for a number of other clubs including Birmingham City, Fulham, Southend United and Rushden & Diamonds. Moved into management following the end of his playing career, including spells with Peterborough United and Swindon Town

Tony Craig - Defender who made 18 appearances for Wycombe on loan from Millwall during the 2004/05 season. Former trainee with The Lions who switched to Crystal Palace in the summer of 2007 before returning to the New Den a year later. Made four League appearances for The O's on loan from Millwall during November and December 2011. Moved to Brentford in July 2012, making more than a 100 appearances before returning again to Millwall in July 2015.

Darren Currie - Skilful midfielder who made 10 League appearances for The O's during the 1995/96 season while on loan from West Ham. Joined Shrewsbury Town on a permanent basis in February 1996 season before a short spell at Plymouth Argyle at the end of the 1998/99. Then spent three years at Barnet before joining Wycombe in the summer of 2001 for 200,000. Left in the summer of 2004 and eventually joined Brighton before a move to Ipswich Town. Has the unfortunate record of being involved with Shrewsbury, Plymouth, Barnet and Wycombe when they were relegated.

Derek Duncan - Former Leyton Orient trainee who made 28 First Team apps while at Brisbane Road before Paul Lambert moved to sign the then 20 year old for Wycombe in the summer of 2007. Made just three substitute appearances for Wycombe before being released by 'mutual consent' in January 2009. Has since gone on to play for Ebbsfleet United in the Conference.

Peter Garland - Midfielder who made five appearances on loan for Wycombe from Charlton Athletic in the latter stages of the 1994/95 season under Martin O'Neill. The former Sprus trainee moved to Orient in July 1996, going on to make 17 League appearances before moving into non-League where his clubs include Crawley Town.

Terry Glynn - Striker who was an apprentice with Orient in the mid 1970's, making two Football League appearances during the 1976/77 season before an injury curtailed his development. Signed for Wycombe in 1980 and quickly became a goalscoring hero in the Loakes Park days. Scored 90 goals in 186 appearances before moving to Dartford in 1984.

Nigel Gray - Central defender who made over 250 apps for The O's during a nine-year spell that started in 1974 and featured in a run to the FA Cup semi-finals in 1978. Later spent time with Swindon Town before moving into non-League footbal with Enfield. Signed by Alan Gane for Wanderers in August 1987 from Enfield. Gane resigned a week later to be replaced by Peter Suddaby but Gray went on to make 26 First Team apps for Wanderers, scoring once, before leaving shortly after the arrival of Jim Kelman in January 1988.

Gavin Holligan - Former Kingstonian striker who made one loan appearance with The O's during the 1999/2000 season during a three spell at West Ham. Signed for Wycombe by Lawrie Sanchez in August 2001 and made 50 appearances, scoring just once, before being released by Tony Adams in March 2004.

Terry Howard - Defender who left The O's in controversial circumstances in February 1995 before Martin O'Neill signed him for Wycombe. Made 61 apps for Wycombe before leaving during the Alan Smith reign at the end of the 1995/96 season. A real hero for The O's making over 400 apps and scoring 36 times during an eight year spell. Went on to play for Woking after his time at Wycombe. Originally an apprentice with Chelsea and also played briefly on loan for Crystal Palace and Chester City.

Paul Hyde - Popular goalkeeper at Wycombe signed from Hayes by Martin O'Neill in the summer of 1991. Made 248 apps for Wycombe before falling out of favour with new Wanderers boss Alan Smith at the tail end of 1995. It was O'Neill who took him on again in February 1996 while at Leicester City before a move to The O's 12 months later. Made around 50 apps while at Brisbane Road before a serious leg injury curtailed his Football League career. After months out of the game he returned to play for Dover Athletic, where he was still playing during the 2004/5 season aged 41.

Scott McGleish - Prolific striker who joined Wycombe from Northampton Town in January 2007 having scored 42 times in the League in 111 appearances in a 2 and a half year spell. Scored 34 times for Wycombe in 75 appearances before falling out of favour with new Manager Peter Taylor and eventually being loaned back to Northampton at the end of 2008. Released by Wycombe in May 2009 and eventually joined The O's before the start of the 2009/10 campaign.

Dean Morgan - Well travelled striker who signed for Wycombe in September 2012 from Chesterfield in what turned out to be Gary Waddock's last permanent signing as Wanderers Manager. Scored 15 times in 57 League games for Wycombe before switching to Woking at the start of the 2014/15 campaign. Starting his senior football with Colchester United in the 2000/2001 season. Other clubs include Reading and Luton Town. Made 32 League apps, scoring 5 times, for The O's during the second-half of the 2008/9 season while on loan from Luton.

Sam Parkin - Striker who earned fame at Wycombe during the 2000/2001 run to the semi-final of the FA Cup while on loan from Chelsea. Went to Oldham on loan towards the end of that season before spending the 2001/2 season on loan at Northampton Town. Went to have a successful spell with Swindon Town. Spent the 2005/6 season at Ipswich Town before a 340,000 move to Luton Town in August 2006. Scored nine goals in 35 appearances before being loaned out to Leyton Orient in October 2008 where he failed to find the net in 15 appearances. Moved to Walsall in the summer of 2009.

Paul Read - Former Arsenal apprentice who made 11 appearances on loan at The O's while still at Highbury. Also played on loan at Southend United before John Gregory signed him for Wycombe in January 1997 for an initial fee of 35,000. Scored 12 goals in 65 appearances before being released at Wycombe by Lawrie Sanchez in May 1999. Subsequently played in Sweden before returning to the UK where he played briefly for Luton Town and then spent two years at Exeter City.

Alex Revell - Forward who scored 8 goals in 15 appearances for Wycombe while on loan from Southend United during the second-half of the 2009/10 season. He turned down a deal with Wycombe offered in the summer of 2010 in favour of a better offer from Leyton Orient. Scored 13 League goals in his first season at Brisbane Road before switching to Rotherham United in the August 2011 transfer window for an undisclosed fee.

Martin Rowlands - Former Wanderers Youth Teamer who was released before making a First Team appearance while at Adams Park. Brentford Went on to become a key member of the Brentford line-up between August 1998 and July 2003 before joining QPR. Returned to Wycombe on loan in 2011 and made 10 League and 1 cup appearance before returning to Loftus Road in December 2011. Released by QPR in January 2012 and signed for Colchester United later that month. Spent two years with The O's between August 2012 and May 2013 before moving to Aldershot.

Barry Silkman - Flamboyant player who spent a very brief spell at Wycombe during the 1986/87 season. Spent most of his Football League career with The O's, making 140 League apps and scoring 14 times. Turned to being a player's agent following his retirement from the playing side.

Michael Simpson - Midfielder who transfered to Leyton Orient in the summer of 2004 having been discarded by Wanderers' Manager Tony Adams. Originally signed for Wycombe by John Gregory from Notts County in December 1996. Made 339 First Team apps for Wycombe, scoring 20 times.

Matt Spring - Midfielder who signed for Wanderers in July 2012 following his release from Orient the previous season. Had made close to 100 apps for The O's in a two year spell having joined from Charlton Athletic in June 2010. Began his career at Luton Town in 1997, where he made 289 First Team apps before spells at Leeds United and Watford. Released by Gareth Ainsworth at the end of 2013/14 season having made 30 League appearances in two years.

Marek Stech - Czech Republic goalkeeper who has had brief loan spells at both Wycombe and Leyton Orient while on the books of West Ham. His Wycombe spell came at the end of the 2008/0 season where he made two appearances before injury forced a return to Upton Park. He had further loans at Bournemouth and Yeovil Town before he appeared twice for Orient on loan from The Hammers in February and March 2012. Subsequently had a two year permanent spell at Yeovil before a move to Sparta Prague in the summer of 2014.

Ray Wilkins - Former England midfielder who made one non-contract appearance for Wycombe against Luton Town in September 1996. Made close to 200 apps for both Manchester United and QPR as part of a long pro career that started as a trainee at Chelsea where he also totalled in excess of 200 apps. Made three appearances for The O's in 1997.

Also - Ian Culverhouse - Former Norwich City player who had spells as Youth Team coach at both Leyton Orient and the Wanderers. Stepped up to First Team Assistant under Paul Lambert at Wycombe before jumping ship to end up at Colchester United.
Gary Karsa - Also involved in both the Youth set-ups with The O's and Wanderers. Moved along with Culverhouse to Colchester United when former Wanderers boss Paul Lambert moved to Manager the Essex club. All three moved to Norwich City in August 2009.
Lee Harrison - Former goalkeeper with The O's who spent time with The Wanderers as goalkeeping coach between August 2012 under both Gary Waddock and Gareth Ainsworth. Moved to a coaching role with West Ham in January 2014 but rejoined Orient as goalkeeping coach in the July 2015.
Chairboys all-time record against The O's
Tue, Aug 17, 1993 CC1 A W 2-0 4,151
Tue, Aug 24, 1993 CC1 H W 1-0 4,906
Sat, Oct 8, 1994 FL2 H W 2-1 5,668
Sat, May 6, 1995 FL2 A W 1-0 4,698
Tue, Aug 15, 1995 CC1 H W 3-0 3,310
Tue, Aug 22, 1995 CC1 A L 0-2 2,478
Tue, Jan 9, 2001 FLT A W 2-0 946
Sat, Nov 20, 2004 FL3 A W 2-1 4,047
Sat, Apr 30, 2005 FL3 H W 3-2 5,333
Thu, Dec 29, 2005 FL3 H W 4-2 6,240
Sat, Mar 25, 2006 FL3 A L 0-1 6,720
Sat, Oct 3, 2009 FL2 H L 0-1 4,798
Sat, May 3, 2010 FL2 A L 0-2 5,918
Tue, Aug 16, 2011 FL2 A W 3-1 3,503
Tue, Mar 6, 2012 FL2 H W 4-2 3,564
Sat, Sep 19, 2015 FL3 A D 1-1 5,946
Sat, Jan 23, 2016 FL3 H L 0-2 4,432
Sat, Dec 17, 2016 FL3 H W 1-0 4,517
Sat, Apr 1, 2017 FL3 A W 2-0 4,526
Tue, Aug 15, 2023 FL2 H W 3-2 4,794
Fri, Dec 29, 2023 FL2 A D 0-0 8,658
CC = Coca Cola Cup/Football League Cup
FLT = Football League Trophy (LDV Vans Trophy)
FL2 = Football League Division Two/'League One'
FL3 = Football League Division Three/'League Two'
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