10 YEARS ON... Oxford United 2-3 Leyton Orient

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Today marks 10 years since Leyton Orient clinched a first automatic promotion in 36 years with a 3-2 victory at Oxford United on the final day of the season.

On a day full of twists and turns, Lee Steele’s winning goal in the fifth minute of stoppage time ensured Martin Ling’s side came away from the Kassam Stadium with three points and a place in League One.

May 6, 2006, will forever remain a firm part of the Club’s history and to mark the 10th anniversary we invited skipper John Mackie, Gary Alexander and Joey Keith back down to Brisbane Road to re-live that famous day. Enjoy…

Video by Elliot Byrne.