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League Two Side Leyton Orient Fans Plan Protest Ahead Of Final Home Game

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 04 / 21 / 17

League Two side Leyton Orient fans "plan to stage another protest ahead of their final home game of the season" on April 29, according to Lia Hervey of SKY SPORTS. The game, against Colchester United, is likely to be the team's last at the Matchroom Stadium before its relegation from the Footba...

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