Slade signs long-term deal at Orient

Boss set to stay until the end of the 2013/14 season

Orient manager Russell Slade will be staying at the club until the end of the 2013/14 season after signing a contract extension.

The deal ends any lingering speculation regarding Slade’s future and chairman Barry Hearn said: “I’m absolutely delighted that Russell has signed a new long-term contract with the club.

“He has shown himself to be an excellent manager during his time with us, first keeping us in the division and then delivering our best season for a generation.”