O’s handed home draw against Cobblers in Johnstone’s Paint Trophy
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Leyton Orient have been handed a home draw against League Two side Northampton Town in the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy southern section quarter-final.
The O’s progressed to this stage with a 2-0 win over another League Two side in the shape of Dagenham & Redbridge on Tuesday, thanks to two goals from striker Jay Simpson.
Northampton, managed by Chris Wilder, did so with a 2-1 victory at Portsmouth.
The last time the two sides met was also in the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy when the O’s won 3-0 at Sixfields on December 5, 2012 after a David Mooney double and one from Michael Symes.
The match will be played the week beginning November 10.