Defender Sam Ling re-joined the O’s in February 2018, on a two-and-a-half year deal from Dagenham & Redbridge.
Ling progressed through the O’s academy, captaining the Youth Team and featured on the bench for the first-team a number of times before making the move to Dagenham & Redbridge in July 2016.
The 22-year-old England C full-back returned to the E10 and made his long-awaited debut on February 17, as a second-half substitute against Chester FC.
Ling has made 39 appearances for the Club as injuries impacted his 2018/19 campaign. He scored his first goal for the O’s in the 2-3 win over Barrow AFC on March 5, 2019.
The full-back started the 2019/20 season well, being nominated for O’s Player of the Month in August and was rewarded with a new two-year contract on September 9, 2019.
He made his 50th appearance for the Club in the 2-1 defeat to Colchester United on September 21.