Search

Team News: Gateshead vs Leyton Orient

PUBLISHED: 09:30 25 August 2018

Leyton Orient centre back Josh Coulson

Leyton Orient centre back Josh Coulson

Archant

Justin Edinburgh will be able to pick Josh Coulson for O’s trip to Gateshead

Josh Coulson will be fit for selection when Leyton Orient take on Gateshead today in the National League.

The former Cambridge United defender was forced off during the 1-0 win at home to Boreham Wood last weekend.

Coulson took a blow to the face during the first half of the match and although he did continue, soon after half time he had to be substitute after complaining of double vision.

Dan Happe did a more than adequate job of replacing the experienced centre back, but the teenager will most likely have to be content with a place on the bench today with Justin Edinburgh likely to stick with Coulson alongside Marvin Ekpiteta.

Elsewhere, the O’s head coach could keep faith with most of the team which defeated Wood last Saturday.

He will be without James Brophy and George Elokobi, however, with the pair suffering hamstring injuries recently.

On the flip side, Matt Harrold and Dale Gorman are vying for selection and the latter can expect to make his Orient debut over a busy Bank Holiday weekend where O’s will face Gateshead this afternoon and host Dover Athletic on Monday.

Related articles

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 Newham Stories

Justin Edinburgh will make at least one change to the team which won 3-1 at AFC Fylde last time out

Charlie Lee
37 minutes ago

Pupils from seven Newham schools were able to discover more about science and the aviation industry at an event organised by London City Airport.

London City Airport

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our Met Office video forecast.

Met Office

A bookseller from Newham has won an award for her work.

Twitter

Remembrance Day services are always moving and especially so with this year marking the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War.

Sadiq Khan
Yesterday, 19:00

The University of East London (UEL) has rebuked claims that it has received a £1 million emergency loan from the Office for Students.

University of East London
Yesterday, 18:21

Police have found the body of a missing student with links to east London.

Yesterday, 17:00

Footballer Jermain Defoe, who grew up in Newham, has said he has “amazing” memories of his time with Bradley Lowery, the terminally ill boy he befriended.

United Kingdom

PROMOTED CONTENT

Have you spent time as an unpaid carer? If you are over the age of 25 and living in Newham, the Working for Carers scheme can help you take the first steps back to employment.

Hanson Fernandes’ journey began in 2015 when he arrived in London from Goa, India.

Newsletter Sign Up

Newham Recorder twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read sport

Show Job Lists

Education Promo

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Newham Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now