August 29 2014 Latest news:
Friday, May 30, 2014
League One play-off finalists Leyton Orient have released five players, while two have been offered new contracts at Brisbane Road.
Jake Larkins, Yohann Lasimant, De’Reece Vanderhyde, Johnny Gorman and Robbie Simpson have all been told their contracts will not be renewed with the O’s, and the quintet will now look for new clubs.
Jamies Jones - the club’s longest serving player – has been offered a new deal with the O’s alongside Harry Lee and the club now await a decision from the duo.
Defender Elliot Omozusi was out of contract with the club, but they have exercised an automatic extension and the left back will remain at Brisbane Road for another season, while two players that have been on loan at the O’s – Jamie Ness and John Lundstram – have returned to parent clubs Stoke City and Everton respectively.
The news follows hot on the heels of both Lloyd James and Gary Sawyer signing new deals with the club yesterday, with the sqiad set to jet off for Las Vegas next week.