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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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The Beagles ladies team completed their UK League season in Portsmouth on Sunday

Crisp Smith is star for Beagles ladies

Two victories in Portsmouth for Kirsty

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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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Manor Park School of Tae Kwon-Dos medal winners are, front row from left, Malachi Staveley, Abdulhakeem Juma, Safee Hussain and Malaika Hussain, back, Dhyey Shah, Aisha Hussain and Abdulrahman Juma

Magnificent Seven in taekwondo medal success

Coach full of praise for his Manor Park students

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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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Netherlands players celebrate winning the penalty shoot-out (pic: Nick Potts/PA)

World Cup Blog: Krul end to Costa Rican fairytale

Quarter-final: Netherlands 0 Costa Rica 0 (4-3 pens)

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Andy Carroll returns to Chadwell Heath for the first day of training sporting his new Hammers first-team shirt (Picture: WHUFC)

West Ham star can show England what they were missing

Hammers skipper is backing Andy Carroll to excel this season

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Arsenal won the FA Cup last season (pic: Peter Byrne/PA)

Clubs learn FA Cup fates

Draws made for early rounds of FA competitions

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Cheikhou Kouyate and Mauro Zarate arrive at Chadwell Heath for the first day of training ahead of the new season and show off their new club colours. (Picture: whufc)

West Ham new boys meet their new team-mates

Hammers skipper Kevin Nolan is looking forward to bonding with Zarate and Kouyate

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Kevin Nolan and the rest of the West Ham United squad are put through their paces in pre-season training. Pic: WHUFC

West Ham captain can’t wait to pick Sheringham’s brains

Kevin Nolan thinks that new attacking coach Teddy Sheringham will be a huge help to the West Ham forward line

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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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UEL's Adil Malik bowls to a Queen Mary University batsman during his side's win at Wanstead

UEL cricketers crowned unbeaten champions

Captain Wood hits ton in another big win

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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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