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NEWS: The Returning Heroes

Posted: Fri 26 Oct 2012
Author: leytonorient.com
The 1969/70 promotion-winning team

The 1969/70 promotion-winning team

Image by: LOFC

1969/70 team set for Brisbane Road reunion

THE legendary O's team of 1969/70 will return to Brisbane Road for Saturday's game against Coventry City.

Eight members of the side that won the Division Three title will be here in E10 as the club looks back on their success.

They will be presented to the crowd at half time and will also be present at the Supporters' club post-match.

The club are delighted to be welcoming back the following players:

TERRY MANCINI
Born: Camden, 04.10.1942
Orient: 1967-71
Appearances: 188 Goals: 17

PETER ALLEN
Born: Hove, 01.11.1946
Orient: 1965-78
Appearances: 481 Goals: 29

TOMMY TAYLOR
Born: Hornchurch, 26.09.1951
Orient: 1966-70, 79-82
Appearances: 256 Goals: 10

MICK JONES
Born: Berkhamsted, 08.01.1945
Orient: 1966-71
Appearances: 253 Goals: 16

DICKIE PLUME
Born: Tottenham, 09.06.1949
Orient: 1969-71
Appearances: 18 Goals: 1

MARK LAZARUS
Born: Stepney, 05.12.1938
Orient: 1957-60, 69-72
Appearances: 111 Goals: 20

STEVE BOWTELL
Born: Bethnal Green, 02.12.1950
Orient: 1968-73
Appearances: 8 Goals: 0

PETER BRABROOK
Born: Greenwich, 08.11.1937
Orient: 1968-71
Appearances: 81 Goals: 6

The club's commercial manager at the time, Brian Blower, will also be present.