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Swindon Town vs. Leyton Orient

The County Ground

13/04/09

15:00

STFC vs. LOFC

Swindon take on Orient in another crucial game.

Vital Quotes:

Swindon Town Team News:

Town are set to stick to the same line-up that beat Brighton & Hove Albion on Friday.

Sean Morrison is doubtful while J-P McGovern could return to the squad after recovering from injury

Player to watch: Simon Cox

The striker continues his quest to finish the season top of the league goalscoring charts.

Leyton Orient Team News:

Jason Demetriou returns after a one-match suspension.

Adam Boyd made his returned in the last match after suffering another ankle injury

Player to watch: Jason Demetriou

The 21 year old defender has enjoyed arguably his best season for Orient thus far and is returning after suspension.

Match Facts & Stats

Form

TFC: DDLLWWWLDW

OFC: LLWWWLWWDW


Last 10 Fixtures vs. Orient

26/12/08: LOFC 1-2 STFC (3rd Tier)

1/03/08: LOFC 2-1 STFC (3rd Tier)

6/11/07: STFC 1-1 LOFC (3rd Tier)

5/08/99: LOFC 1-1 STFC (League Cup)

0/08/99: STFC 0-1 LOFC (League Cup)

1/01/91: STFC 1-0 LOFC (FA Cup)

5/01/91: LOFC 1-1 STFC (FA Cup)

9/12/86: STFC 3-0 LOFC (Freight Trophy)

7/04/86: STFC 4-1 LOFC (4th Tier)

0/11/85: LOFC 1-0 STFC (4th Tier)

Played for Both Clubs

Harry Morris: A Swindon Town legend who scored 229 goals in 279 appearances in all competitions before Ted Vizard deemed that the prolific goalscorer was too old to lead the attack. He joined Clapton Orient soon after.

Martin Ling: Lingy played 150 times for Swindon Town including an impressive individual season in the Premiership before falling out of favour and joining Leyton Orient. Ling would later become a popular manager who led The O's out of the 4th Tier and relegated Oxford out of the Football League.

Adrian Whitbread played 125 league games for Orient before joining Swindon for their only season in the top flight.

Others to have played for both clubs include Craig Easton, Sam Parkin, Gary Alexander, Glenn Cockerill, Craig Maskell and Tom Jenkins

Match Prediction:

1-1

Next Fixtures:

Swindon travel to Carlisle on Saturday.




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