NEWS: The Returning Heroes

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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.