Sport Russell Slade’s powers of motivation helped get Leyton Orient back on track after a recent wobble

This month has been a topsy-turvy one. We started with three straight defeats, which was a completely unfamiliar feeling this season. Results determine the mood of the whole club and, though it is never an unpleasant place to work, we feel a bit less comfortable when defeats kick in. It many ways it’s when the manager, Russell Slade, needs to earn his money most as a “wobble” can soon become a “crisis” if it is managed badly, but thankfully  he has turned things around by staying positive and having a slight spring clean.

Orient give Wenger's men a taste of their own medicine

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Arsenal were complacent and we out-thought them, claims Hearn

The Leyton Orient chairman Barry Hearn joked yesterday that the revenue from his side's lucrative FA Cup replay with Arsenal next week would "cover the legal expenses" of challenging West Ham's move to the nearby Olympic Stadium.

Sam Wallace: The wrangle over the Olympic Stadium must not end up in the courts. This is what the FA is for

Talking Football: What Hearn surely wants is compensation. He knows that if he complains enough, Orient might get a deal over the Olympic Stadium from West Ham

Leyton Orient battle to a draw with Arsenal

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The Orient express is going places

West Ham row aside, one loss in 20 games means Slade's group will be ready when Arsenal come calling today

From Barcelona to Leyton Orient, Wenger's preparation is the same

Having come from a goal behind to beat the best club side in the world in thrilling fashion on Wednesday night in front of a global audience of tens of millions, Arsène Wenger's first thought the following morning was typical of him. He went to the office and watched a DVD of Leyton Orient's recent win over MK Dons.

Arsene Wenger targets Arsenal quadruple

Arsene Wenger believes the confidence his Arsenal side have taken from their Champions League first-leg triumph over Barcelona can inspire them to win four trophies this season.

'A 2012 Olympic legacy? It could be Leyton Orient going out of business'

Arsenal visit in the FA Cup on Sunday, but chairman Barry Hearn fears the impact of West Ham's relocation

Scholes: Serious business starts now with return of European Cup

Paul Scholes views the resumption of the Champions League as the beginning of the end for Manchester United this season. Although United are not in action this week, the resumption of hostilities across Europe, including last night's mouthwatering clash between Arsenal and Barcelona at the Emirates Stadium, marks the emergence from the depths of winter.

Leyton Orient lodge appeal over Olympic Stadium

Leyton Orient chairman Barry Hearn has written to Prime Minister David Cameron and London Mayor Boris Johnson asking them to look again at the decision to award West Ham the Olympic Stadium and is taking legal advice over the possibility of a judicial review.

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Co-owners barely manage to contain their excitement at being handed the keys to the Olympic Stadium, writes Sam Wallace

West Ham's superior bid threatens Spurs' dreams of joining elite

West Ham are set to be announced as the preferred bidders for the Olympic Stadium this morning after they were judged to have met more of the criteria set by the Olympic Park Legacy Company than Tottenham. The decision is a body blow to Tottenham's long-term bid to establish themselves among the elite of English football.

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