FORM: Orient come into the season opener with an unbeaten record from pre-season, which ended with impressive draws against higher opposition. The O’s grabbed a 2-2 draw with Premier League outfit QPR before finishing with a 1-1 draw against Ipswich Town last Saturday.
Last season’s League Two champions Chesterfield played a total of eight pre-season friendlies over the summer and ended strongly with a draw against Leeds United before beating Aston Villa 3-1.
TEAM NEWS: O’s defender Scott Cuthbert missed the final friendly against Ipswich. Russell Slade could give debuts to any of Orient’s seven new summer signings, including either Adam Legzdins or Gary Woods who are battling for the number one spot. Though the O’s boss admits some of his new acquisitions still have a bit of fitness work to do.
The Spireites will be without Drew Talbot, who has been ruled out with a groin injury. Jay O’Shea and Dan Gardner are also doubts, which could see Aston Villa loanee Daniel Johnson and Romy Boco make their debuts for Paul Cook’s team.
TICKETS: SUPPORTERS ARE ADVISED TO ARRIVE EARLY TO AVOID QUEUES AS WE ARE EXPECTING A BUSY AFTERNOON OF TICKET COLLECTIONS.
Tickets are available to buy on the day of the game from the West Stand Ticket Office. There will be cash turns for home fans in the South and East stands and for away fans in the South end of the East Stand.
Tickets for the Plymouth, Oldham and Bristol City games will be on sale until 2pm tomorrow and again after the game.
HOSPITALITY: Guests should bring their tickets and arrive at the West Stand reception from 12:30pm
ELSEWHERE: Hills of Woodford Toyota garage will be showcasing some of their latest vehicles outside the ground on Oliver Road
AWAY FANS: Away supporters will be situated in the East Stand on Brisbane Road
TRAVEL INFORMATION: For all the information about getting to The Matchroom Stadium visit as well as parking: http://www.leytonorient.com/news/article/matchroom-travel-231213-1252797.aspx
Please note there is very limited parking in the surrounding area.
BETTING: Orient are the favourites priced at evens whilst Chesterfield are 13/5 and a draw can be found at 23/10. For all the markets and sign up deals head to www.skybet.com/Orient
PROGRAMME: There will be a brand new style matchday programme with eight more pages of editorial this season for the same price of £3.
The programme is packed with brand new features and comes with a FREE fixtures wallchart.
CAN’T MAKE IT? We will have full commentary on Orient Player during the game, twitter updates @leytonorientfc and a live blog on our Orient Wall that you can click to above.