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International O's

1 July 2017

All Orient players who have represented their country during their time with the Club.

A total of 18 Orient players have represented their country at full international level, from Englishman Owen Williams in 1923 to Jamaica’s Jobi McAnuff between 2014 and 2016. McAnuff went onto win a total of 16 caps for Jamaica the most by any O’s player.

HOME COUNTRIES

ENGLAND

John Townrow - 2 caps

V Scotland 1925 
V Wales 1926 

Owen Williams - 2 caps

V Northern Ireland 1923 
V Wales 1923 

NORTHERN IRELAND

Ciaran Toner - 2 caps

V Italy 2003 
V Spain 2003 

REPUBLIC OF IRELAND (EIRE)

Anthony Grealish - 7 caps

V Norway 1976 
V Poland 1976 
V Norway 1978 
V Denmark 1978 
V N. Ireland 1979 
V England 1979 
V West Germany 1979 

Grealish gained a total of 45 full caps for his country during his playing career, scoring eight goals.

WALES

Thomas Evans - 3 caps

V Scotland 1927 
V England 1928 
V Scotland 1928 

Evans gained a total of four caps for his country during his playing career 

Glyn Garner - 1 cap

V Trinidad & Tobago 2006 

Edward Lawrence - 1 cap

V Northern Ireland 1930 

Lawrence gained a total of two caps for his country during his playing career.

Malcolm Lucas - 4 caps

V Northern Ireland 1962 
V Mexico 1962 
V Scotland 1963 
V England 1963 

Thomas Mills - 2 caps

V England 1934 
V Northern Ireland 1934 

Mills gained a total of four caps for his country during his playing career.

Ernest Morley - 3 caps

V England 1929 
V Scotland 1929 
V Northern Ireland 1929 

Morley gained a total of four caps for his country during his playing career.

Philip Woosnam - 1 cap

V Scotland 1958 

Woosnam gained a total of 17 caps for his country during his playing career.

OTHER COUNTRIES

BARBADOS

Matthew Joseph - 2 caps

V Guatemala 2000 
V USA 2000 

CYPRUS

Jason Demetriou - 3 caps

v Serbia 2009 
v Slovakia 2009 
v Canada 2009 

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

Gabriel Zakuani - 1 cap

V Guinea 2005 

JAMAICA

Jobi McAnuff – 16 caps

2014

V Venezuela November 12
V Antigua & Barbuda November 14
V Haiti November 16
V Trinidad & Tobago November 18

2015

V Venezuela March 27
V Uruguay June 13
V Paraguay June 16
V Argentina June 29
V Costa Rica July 2
V Canada July 11
V El Salvador July 14
V Haiti July 19
V USA July 22
V Mexico July 27

2016

V Costa Rica March 26
V Costa Rica March 30

McAnuff won three more caps in June 2016 against Venezuela, Mexico and Uruguay, but had already left O’s.

McAnuff gained a total of 32 caps for his country, scoring one goal up to December 31, 2016.

NEW ZEALAND

Christopher Zoricich - 3 caps

V Fiji 1992 
V Vanuatu 1992 
V Vanuatu 1992 

Zoricich gained a total of 57 caps for his country during his playing career, scoring three goals. 

NIGERIA

Tunji Banjo - 7 caps

V Tunisia 1981 
V Tanzania 1981 
V Tanzania 1981 
V Guinea 1981 
V Guinea 1981 
V Algeria 1982 
V Algeria 1982 

John Chiedozie - 7 caps

V Tunisia 1981 
V Tanzania 1981 
V Tanzania 1981 
V Guinea 1981 
V Guinea 1981 
V Algeria 1982 
V Algeria 1982 

Chiedozie gained a total of nine caps for his country during his playing career.

The top five O's international players

16 caps Jamaica Jobi McAnuff 2014-2016
7 caps Eire Tony Grealish 1976-1979
7 caps Nigeria Tunji Banjo 1981-1982
7 caps Nigeria John Chiedozie 1981-1982
4 caps Wales Malcolm Lucas 1962-1963

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