The O’s will face Port Vale this Saturday after a short break off the pitch, after fixtures against Carlisle and Harrogate were postponed due to bad weather.
James Brophy clinched a late winner at Vale Park, when the two sides last met. Danny Johnson and Conor Wilkinson both scored in the 3-2 win.
Darrell Clarke was appointed manager of Port Vale earlier this week. Clarke left fellow League Two side Walsall, to take his new job.
Port Vale sit 19th in the league table with 32 points. Last time out, Vale suffered a 3-1 defeat to Tranmere Rovers. The Valiants last victory on the road came against Bolton on the first weekend of December – a tremendous 6-3 win.
Referee: Graham Salisbury
Assistant Referees: Christopher Kidd and Nicholas Cooper
Fourth Official: Greg Read
The Referee has officiated 20 games so far this season, booking 63 players, sending off one and awarding four penalties.
Salisbury last officiated an O’s match last February, when Orient beat Stevenage 3-0 away from home.
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A WORD FROM THE BOSS
Head Coach Ross Embleton previews the match against Port Vale:
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