PREVIEW: Grimsby Town (A)

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Leyton Orient travel to Blundell Park to face Grimsby Town, on Tuesday evening. The game is scheduled for a 7pm kick-off.

Jobi McAnuff will take charge of the O’s for the first time since his appointment as Interim Manager of the club.

Orient suffered a 3-1 defeat to Tranmere Rovers at the weekend, a result that brought an end to Ross Embleton’s spell as Head Coach.

The Mariners

Grimsby currently sit bottom of the league table and have just one win in their last five outings.

Last time out The Mariners fell to a 1-0 loss away to Harrogate Town; Mark Beck’s 77th minute goal was the difference between the two teams.

The Officials


Mark Dwyer and George Byrne

Fourth Official: Mark Jones

Martin last officiated the O’s back in 2014. On the day, Orient beat Crewe Alexandra 4-1. The referee has been involved in 23 matches this year, booking 55 players, sending off 2 and awarding six penalties.

A word from the Gaffer

Listen to Jobi McAnuff first interview as Interim Manager of the football club:

Last Clash

 Grimsby nicked a late winner in a five-goal thriller at the Breyer Group Stadium. Conor Wilkinson and Jordan Maguire-Drew were the goal scorers for the O’s.

 How to follow

If you want to keep up to date with the action from Blundell Park, Orient TV Passes are now available on the club website.

Orient Live is the new and only way to watch the O’s both home and away, with our new streaming service providing insight and analysis prior to kick-off, at half-time and following the final whistle.

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