Search

O’s to host League One rivals Sheffield United in Capital One Cup

22:11 27 August 2014

Leyton Orient Manager Russell Slade with coach Kevin Nugent (right) during their 1-0 Capital One Cup win at Aston Villa. Pic: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Leyton Orient Manager Russell Slade with coach Kevin Nugent (right) during their 1-0 Capital One Cup win at Aston Villa. Pic: Nick Potts/PA Wire

PA Wire/Press Association Images

Leyton Orient’s reward for a shock 1-0 win at Premier League side Aston Villa tonight was a home tie with Nigel Clough’s Sheffield United in the third round of the Capital One Cup.

Substitute Romain Vincelot struck with three minutes left to give Russell Slade’s side a surprise win in the Midlands, with the O’s having progressed via a penalty shoot-out in the previous round against Plymouth Argyle.

And after plenty of away-days over the first month of the season, Slade will be happy to be back in front of the Brisbane Road faithful, with the tie due to be played the week beginning September 22.

The Blades caused an upset of their own on Tuesday night when they dumped out another Premier League side in the shape of West Ham United at Upton Park on penalties.

For the O’s,the fixture will fall inbetween a trip to Scunthorpe United and a home match against Rochdale.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Newham Recorder visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Newham Recorder staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Newham Recorder account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest Sport Stories

Yesterday, 21:30
Orient debutant Neil Eardley challenges Colchester's Gavin Massey (pic: Simon O'Connor)

Defender eager to taste victory on home O’s bow against Scunthorpe United.

Yesterday, 20:52
UEL's football team remained unbeaten after an 8-3 win over Reading University

University of East London 8 Reading University 3

University of East London
Yesterday, 17:30
University of East London men's basketball team in action against Brunel University

Brunel 69 University of East London 94

University of East London
Yesterday, 10:53
West Ham United player Andy Carroll   (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Two months after his return to first-team football from injury, Sam Allardyce believes Andy Carroll is finally showing his full-fitness, and has warned Brendan Rodgers that the returning Daniel Sturridge could face a similar situation at Liverpool.

Andy Carroll

Most read sport

People thought the Deputy Prime Minister was pretty funny actually.

Brothers: The David Haines Story, will be broadcast on BBC Radio Scotland at 10.30am on Sunday.

Over £30,000 has been raised in a couple of days for a mugging victim, despite the goal only being set at £500.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Newham Recorder e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24
Our trusted business finder