Mrs Football-Nerd keeps the flag flying for the O’s

Even for self-avowed football obsessives like yours truly sometimes life/ the Premier League can get in the way; with a Stag Weekend in Belfast and most scarcely believable of all… an Arsenal home game at 3pm on a Saturday(!), meaning that I was going to have to miss out on two Orient home games. Thankfully […]

Football Nerd Weekly Ramblings – Orient’s ownership are proving there is still a place for romanticism in the money-mad world of football.

As Mrs Football Nerd and I left Brisbane Road last Saturday, relieved that Orient had won at home for the first time in 2018 and hopeful that the 3-0 victory over Woking had if not banished the prospect of a second successive relegation completely, at least represented a significant step towards safety. For Orient this […]

Back at Brisbane Road

Back at the end of April, Mrs Football Nerd and I had gone to watch already-relegated Leyton Orient at home to Colchester United in their last home Football League game (https://football-nerd.org/2017/05/05/the-terrible-state-of-leyton-orient-is-this-the-end-for-a-true-community-club/). That game will always be remembered for the protests about then owner Francesco Becchetti whose inept, if not frankly malicious, stewardship of the club […]