THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

Via Twohundredpercent

icon swisscrap5 May ~ Twelve months ago Leyton Orient were a Wembley penalty shootout away from reaching the second tier for the first time since 1982. Now, they are facing up to spending next season back in the Football League’s basement division. Yet the concern about this swift decline does not solely focus on Orient’s disastrous season on the pitch. Since the Becchetti Energy Group took over ownership of the club from Barry Hearn amid a a flurry of promises that raised expectations, Orient have instead gone the opposite direction and Ian King at Twohundredpercent has examined where they went wrong.

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