Orient’s trip to MK Dons is under threat

Slade unhappy as O’s face two games in three days

Orient’s trip to MK Dons on Tuesday, November 6 could be under threat.

The O’s FA Cup clash against Gloucester City has been moved to a Sunday, as the non-league side share Cheltenham Town’s ground – and O’s boss Russell Slade is not keen to travel to MK Dons a little more than 48 hours later.

Orient had hoped to reschedule the MK Dons game for Wednesday, but could not come to a compromise with their League One rivals.

“The issue has not been resolved and it’s in the hands of the Football League,” said Slade.

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“MK Dons are not keen to move the game to a Wednesday, so perhaps it can be played at a later date, because it’s not right that we should have to play on Sunday and Tuesday.”

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