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Slade adds former Wolves midfielder to Leyton Orient squad

PUBLISHED: 10:56 01 August 2013 | UPDATED: 10:56 01 August 2013

Leyton Orient have completed the signing of Northern Ireland midfielder Johnny Gorman. Pic: Martin Rickett/PA Archive

Leyton Orient have completed the signing of Northern Ireland midfielder Johnny Gorman. Pic: Martin Rickett/PA Archive

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Northern Ireland international signs one-year deal at Brisbane Road.

Leyton Orient have added former Wolverhampton Wanderers midfielder Johnny Gorman to thir squad ahead of the new League One season.

The 20-year-old has signed a one-year deal with the O’s having impressed on trial, and scored in the 4-4 draw against an Arsenal XI on Tuesday night.

Gorman was released by fellow League One side Wolves in the summer and has represented Northern Ireland on nine occasions.

And although it will take time for the youngster to settle into his new surroundings, boss Russell Slade believes he will make a big impact at the club.

“Johnny has impressed me in the couple of performances he’s put in for us,” said Slade.

“He’s got good pedigree and a very strong left foot. I think we will see him play an ever-increasing part as the season goes on.”


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