Search

Orient keeper Jones relishes long road to recovery

15:34 31 March 2014

Jamie Jones on his return to the Orient first team. Simon O

Jamie Jones on his return to the Orient first team. Simon O'Connor

2 BURNHAM RD CHINGFORD LONDON E4 8PE

It’s been a long road to recovery for Orient goalkeeper Jamie Jones.

The long-serving stopper made his return to the Orient first team after more than three months out with a stress fracture to the back.

Despite the Bradford defeat, the 25-year-old Scouser declared “it’s great to be back.”

He said: “I love playing for this club but unfortunately we didn’t get the right result today.

“I felt great out there. The back feels fine. I had to pick one out of the net so it felt a bit sore when I did that but it’s good to be back in the team.

“The reception was brilliant and I appreciate that.”

Jones’ return between the sticks came earlier than he might have expected.

It’s not the first long-term injury the goalkeeper has suffered in his career.

He’s found it “frustrating” and has found it impossible to pinpoint when it happened.

Jones said: “This one was a freak injury, there’s nothing I could have done about it.

“One week it was sore, then I got a scan on it and found out it was a stress fracture. There was no incident when it happened, it just came through time.”

0 comments

Latest Newham Sports News

09:04
Lewis Bridger celebrates a race win for Lakeside Hammers (pic: Rob Newell/TGSPHOTO)

Elite League: Lakeside Hammers 66 Leicester Lions 26

Edward Kennett
Yesterday, 18:00
Essex head coach Chris Silverwood (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

New-ball duo rested as five new faces come in

Jamie Porter
Yesterday, 17:11
Calverton pupils played in the KS2 mixed tennis event

Newham youngsters enjoy latest sporting event

Yesterday, 17:10
Local athletes will be taking part in the Great Newham Run again later this year, which ends in the Olympic Stadium

Prize draw for trip to Ethiopia

Elizabeth Olympic Park

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read sport

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Win a BMW 1 series

There are fewer cars currently on the market more stylish and exciting than the BMW. Known all over the world as one of the best car manufacturers, the BMW is renowned for sleek designs and fantastic high quality workmanship.

Read more
Kindle 7 inch tablet

Are you looking for a brand new gadget to help you stay connected on the go and make that long journey home a bit more entertaining? Look no further. MyOffers is giving you the chance to win 1 of 50 Kindle Fire 7” Display Tablets! That’s 50 times more chances to win, so hurry up and enter our competition today and you could be one of our lucky winners!

Read more

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Newham Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe