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Darius Henderson has joined Leyton Orient. Pic: Lynne Cameron/EMPICS Sport

Former Nottingham Forest striker makes Leyton Orient switch

Leyton Orient have added striker Darius Henderson to their squad following his release from Nottingham Forest.

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Carl Jenkinson shows off his new colours (Pic: WHUFC)

Arsenal defender signs West Ham loan deal

Hammers secure season-long deal for Jenkinson

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Former Hull City striker Jay Simpson has joined Leyton Orient. Pic: Joe Giddens/EMPICS Sport

Former Arsenal striker joins Leyton Orient

Striker Jay Simpson has signed a three-year deal with League One side Leyton Orient.

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Ravel Morrison. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)

West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison held in custody over alleged assaults

West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison has been remanded in custody after appearing in court accused of punching and slapping his ex-girlfriend and her mother.

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West Ham's Ravel Morrison  (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

West Ham star Ravel Morrison charged over assaulting two women

Premiership footballer Ravel Morrison has been charged with assaulting two women.

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Ravel Morrison. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)

West Ham boss urges ‘absolutely outstanding’ playmaker to knuckle down

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce has refused to admit that he wants midfielder Ravel Morrison to leave the club and is keen to help him become a top player.

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Ecuador's Enner Valencia in action (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

West Ham finally confirm striker signing as big money summer spending continues

West Ham have confirmed the signing of striker Enner Valencia after he was granted a work permit on Tuesday afternoon.

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If West Ham want more attacking football they should have appointed someone else

Our West Ham blogger questions the wisdom of asking Big Sam to play attacking football

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Jobi McAnuff has joined Leyton Orient. (Photo Tom Dulat/Getty Images)

Orient beat Forest to former Reading, West Ham, Watford and Palace midfielder’s signature

Leyton Orient have signed former Reading midfielder Jobi McAnuff on a two year deal.

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The Potters House team show off their Newham Powerleague trophy

With God on our side!

Young footballers swell Pastor’s flock

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Leyton Orient manager Russell Slade. Pic: Clive Gee/ EMPICS Sport

Stalemate for O’s at Gateshead

Pre-season friendly: Gateshead 0 Leyton Orient 0

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Leyton Orient's Dean Cox has penned a new deal at Brisbane Road. Pic: Simon O'Connor

Cox pens new deal at Leyton Orient

O’s midfielder Dean Cox has committed his future to Leyton Orient until the summer of 2017.

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Leyton Orient's Lloyd James scored twice in their 3-2 pre-season opener at Dartford. Pic: John Walton/PA Archive/Press Association Images

O’s win pre-season opener at Dartford

Pre-season friendly: Dartford 2 Leyton Orient 3

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West Ham new boy Enner Valencia   (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

West Ham confirm fifth summer signing as spending surges beyond £20million

West Ham have signed Ecuador striker Enner Valencia for a fee believed to be around £12million, subject to a work permit.

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Goalkeeper Gary Woods has signed a two-year deal with Leyton Orient following his release from Championship side Watford. Pic: Joe Giddens/EMPICS Sport

Leyton Orient sign goalkeeper Woods

Former Watford and Doncaster Rovers goalkeeper Gary Woods has signed a two-year deal with Leyton Orient.

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George Purcell netted in the 2-2 draw with West Ham's development side yesterday. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Purcell nets as Urchins open with Hammers draw

West Ham United development team 2 AFC Hornchurch 2

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Netherlands' Robin van Persie scored in last night's 3-0 win over Brazil. Pic: Joe Giddens/EMPICS Sport

World Cup: Brazil’s pain is finally over

World Cup third/fourth place play-off: Brazil 0 Holland 3

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Former West Ham player Paul Konchesky (centre) visited Gidea Park College with Anthony Sealey (left) and Billy Lepine (right) from BA Sports, who are running summer soccer schools at Marshalls Park School

Konchesky the face of new soccer camp

Summer of football schools in Romford

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New Leyton Orient owner Francesco Becchetti at his unveiling at Brisbane Road on Thursday. Pic: Simon O'Connor

West Ham should be ‘petrified’ of Leyton Orient under Becchetti as the only way is up for O’s, says Hearn

Former O’s chairman Barry Hearn admits near neighbours West Ham United should be ‘petrified’ of Leyton Orient under new owner Francesco Becchetti.

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New Leyton Orient owner Francesco Becchett with honorary president Barry Hearn. Pic: Simon O'Connor

New O’s owner Becchetti has option to buy Brisbane Road off Barry Hearn

New Leyton Orient owner Francesco Becchetti confirmed there is an option to buy the Brisbane Road ground from predecessor Barry Hearn, but admits the primary concern in the first-team squad.

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Argentina's Lionel Messi has netted four times so far at the World Cup (pic: Adam Davy/EMPICS)

World Cup Blog: Calm after the storm

Semi-finals were a complete contrast

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West Ham United fans outside the ground prior to kick off

West Ham fans asked to consider new badge designs

Castle disappears as Hammers look to update crest for Olympic Stadium move

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Bradley Pritchard has signed a two-year deal at Leyton Orient. Pic: Daniel Hambury/EMPICS Sport

Former Charlton midfielder links up with Leyton Orient

Leyton Orient have completed the signing of former Charlton Athletic midfielder Bradley Pritchard on a two-year deal.

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Former Charlton Athletic midfielder Bradley Pritchard looks set to be the first new arrival under new Leyton Orient chairman Francesco Becchetti. Pic: Lynne Cameron/PA Archive

New players imminent at Leyton Orient as former Inter Milan defender Milanese set to be confirmed as sporting director

Leyton Orient’s new owner and chairman Francesco Becchetti insists new players are on their way imminently after meeting with boss Russell Slade last night.

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Will West Ham boss give youngsters a chance to shine?

Hammers manager Sam Allardyce has not got a great track record when it comes to playing youngsters, will he change his tune this season?

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Argentina players celebrate victory in the penalty shoot-out during the FIFA World Cup semi-final. Pic: PA Wire/Press Association Images

World Cup Blog: Argentina through but Germany the real winners

World Cup semi-final: Argentina 0 Holland 0 (Argentina win 4-2 on penalties)

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Hats off to West Ham - this is what the fans want

Our Hammers blogger is excited by the new signings at Upton Park

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Brazil fans dejected after the final whistle during the FIFA World Cup Semi Final at Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Picture: Press Association

World Cup Blog: Germans humiliate Brazil on road to final

It’s a serious case of the morning after the night before. Did that really happen? The photos of Brazilian fans crying into their flags with running face paint and elsewhere, lost expresions, suggest it did.

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West Ham new signing Diego Poyet  (Photo by Tim Keeton/Getty Images)

West Ham announce fourth summer signing as Poyet makes Hammers switch

West Ham have confirmed the signing of midfielder Diego Poyet from Charlton on a four-year deal.

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Former Leyton Orient chairman Barry Hearn

Hearn sells Leyton Orient shares to Italian businessman

Barry Hearn has confirmed he has sold his stake in Leyton Orient to Italian businessman Francesco Becchetti.

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Carl Jenkinson shows off his new colours (Pic: WHUFC)

Arsenal defender signs West Ham loan deal

Hammers secure season-long deal for Jenkinson

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Eric Dier in action for England Under-21s (Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images)

Tottenham transfer news: Dier controversy, Swansea eye defender, Spurs man leaves, Lamela gives update

For all of the latest Tottenham transfer news and gossip, check out our handy round-up.

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Porto's Juan Quintero  (Photo by Carlos Rodrigues/Getty Images)

Arsenal transfer news: Vermaelen future, Wenger reveals plans, Quintero agent speaks and more

For all of the latest Arsenal transfer news and gossip, check out our handy round-up.

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England under-21 international Tom Carroll is set to feature for a Spurs XI against Dagenham & Redbridge tomorrow. Pic: Nick Potts/PA Archive

Spurs confirm squad ahead of pre-season visit to Daggers

Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur announce a youthful squad to head down to Daggers tomorrow.

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Darius Henderson has joined Leyton Orient. Pic: Lynne Cameron/EMPICS Sport

Former Nottingham Forest striker makes Leyton Orient switch

Leyton Orient have added striker Darius Henderson to their squad following his release from Nottingham Forest.

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Drake has cancelled his Wireless London performance (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for ESPN)

Fans devastated after Drake cancels Wireless London festival

Rapper Drake has pulled out of his headline appearances at this weekend’s Wireless Festival in London, leaving fans devastated.

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