Leyton Orient promoted to the Football League to end two-year exile

Leyton Orient sealed the National League title after a tense goalless draw at home to Braintree. The O’s suffered a dramatic fall from grace and tumbled out of League Two in 2017 – but they will return to the Football League following their two-year exile. 1 Justin Edinburgh has guided Leyton Orient back to the…


Leyton Orient sealed the National League title after a tense goalless draw at home to Braintree.

The O’s suffered a dramatic fall from grace and tumbled out of League Two in 2017 – but they will return to the Football League following their two-year exile.

Justin Edinburgh has guided Leyton Orient back to the Football League

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Justin Edinburgh has guided Leyton Orient back to the Football League

The home side enjoyed much of the first-half possession but struggled to fashion opportunities on goal.

Jobi McAnuff came close for the O’s after 37 minutes, but his curling shot was blocked by Kodi Lyons-Foster.

Macauley Bonne’s strike was flagged for offside after 60 minutes, before Iron’s defender Andrew Eleftheriou tested Dean Brill at the other end.

Orient’s Josh Koroma had an effort blocked on the line after 73 minutes as the game finished goalless, which was enough for the O’s.

 

Leyton Orient sealed the National League title after a tense goalless draw at home to Braintree.

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