George Petchey Remembered

access_time 11 months ago

The Club are saddened to hear the news that former O’s Manager George Petchey has passed away at the age of 88.

The Former QPR and Crystal Palace player was in charge of Orient between the years of 1971-1978, before going on to manage Millwall.

Petchey was renowned for his man management, particularly with younger players and George was the Manager who brought Laurie Cunningham through the ranks at Orient.

A minute’s applause will be observed prior to to kick off, before the fixture against Northampton Town, on the 21st of January.

Our thoughts are with the family and friends of George in this tough time.

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