Search

Orient cup draw ‘not kind’

08:10 18 June 2014

Orient boss Russell Slade (pic: Simon O'Connor)

Orient boss Russell Slade (pic: Simon O'Connor)

2 Burnham Road Chingford London E4 8PE

Slade bemoans midweek trip to Plymouth

Leyton Orient boss Russell Slade admitted the Capital One Cup first round draw had not been too kind to his side this week.

O’s were handed a long trip to League Two outfit Plymouth in the second week of August and will be hoping to avoid a difficult away fixture on the opening day of the League One season a few days earlier.

Slade said: “It’s obviously not been the kindest of draws for us to have to travel that far in midweek but it’s one we will make sure we prepare properly for.

“It will be a tough game, they were much improved last season after a couple of years at the wrong end of the table so we will have to make sure we do our homework and hopefully we can progress to the next round.”

Orient this week announced a home friendly with Ipswich on Saturday August 2.

They begin their pre-season preparations with a trip to Dartford on July 18, then head north to Gateshead on July 23 and Northampton on July 26 before playing host to Premier League new boys QPR on Tuesday July 29.

Tickets for both home matches went on sale yesterday, via the online box office, in person from the ticket office (Monday to Friday, 9.30am-4pm) or over the phone on 0871 310 1881.

West/South Stand tickets will cost £15 adults and £5 concessions, while gallery tickets are £25 and £15.

A special joint ticket is available for both matches at £25/£8 in the West/South stand and £40/£25 in the gallery.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Ilford Recorder visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Ilford Recorder staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Ilford Recorder account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest Ilford Sports News

16:30
Leyton Orient goalkeeper Alex Cisak saves an effort at Notts County (pic: Simon O'Connor).

Ned Keating provides player ratings following the 3-1 defeat at Notts County on Saturday

16:10
Paul Walter has signed an extended deal with Essex (pic Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Fast bowler handed new contract after a string of good displays

15:30
Scott Doe of Dagenham & Redbridge (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers defender pleased with how quickly team recovered from conceding equaliser to go ahead once again at Hayes Lane

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read sport

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Kit yourself out and go Apple mad!

If you’re obsessed with Apple or just love a good gadget, this is a prize that will blow you away! An incredible £3,333 to spend on Apple goodies! How would you like to be the proud new owner of the Apple Watch?

VW Golf Estate

As we grow older it becomes more and more important to have means to travel about safely and quickly. Our friendship groups and families grow and the need to have a car that is not only safe but also fast and big enough for all our needs is ever more important. There are many cars on the market for such needs but none deals with them as efficiently or as neatly as a VW Golf Estate. These cars are build strong, long lasting and spacious for a reason. They cater to the needs of many and are some of the most popular cars currently on the market.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Ilford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now