Stevenage v Leyton Orient preview

Date published: Monday 11th November 2013 2:10

Stevenage will check on Peter Hartley ahead of the visit of Leyton Orient in the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy.

Hartley missed Saturday’s 2-1 FA Cup win over Portsmouth through illness with Luke Freeman stepping in at left-back.

Fellow defenders Ben Chorley (calf) and David Gray (knee) are set to miss out again along with forward Darius Charles (ankle).

Striker Greg Tansey is pushing for a recall alongside Saturday’s two-goal Francois Zoko hero after coming off the bench against Pompey while midfielder Jimmy Smith will be facing his former club.

Leyton Orient will be without Frankie Sutherland and Romain Vincelot when they head to Stevenage in the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy.

QPR loanee Sutherland was stretchered off with a knee injury during the first half of Saturday’s 5-2 FA Cup win over Southport and fellow midfielder Vincelot collected a fifth booking resulting in a one-game ban.

Defender Mathieu Baudry remains a doubt with a knee problem and youngster Johnny Gorman is on international duty with Northern Ireland’s under-21 squad.

Goalkeeper Jamie Jones and striker Kevin Lisbie will return after they were rested against the non-league side.

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Stevenage v Leyton Orient preview

Date published: Friday 16th August 2013 2:07

Stevenage could hand a debut to Peter Hartley when they host Leyton Orient.

The defender, recently signed from Hartlepool, was on the bench for last Saturday’s 1-0 defeat by Swindon.

Goalkeeper Chris Day could return after a foot injury to challenge Steve Arnold but defender Ben Chorley is not fit enough to face his old club.

Midfielder James Dunne (groin) and striker Dani Lopez (ban) returned from lay-offs as substitutes against Swindon and are pushing for spots in the starting line-up.

In-form Leyton Orient are set to be unchanged for the trip to Stevenage.

The O’s have crashed in 11 goals in their first three games this term and are setting the early pace in League One.

Skipper Nathan Clarke returned from concussion for last Saturday’s 3-0 win over Shrewsbury and will continue at centre-half.

Summer signings Yohann Lasimant and Marvin Bartley are still awaiting their full debuts but will probably start on the bench again.

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Stevenage v Leyton Orient preview

Date published: Sunday 1st January 2012 2:49

Stevenage will assess Joel Byrom ahead of the match.

After earning the praise of manager Graham Westley for his performance in the 6-1 demolition of Colchester on Boxing Day, Byrom missed the trip to Wycombe on New Year’s Eve because of a back strain.

The midfielder will continue to be monitored and a late decision will be made on his fitness.

Arsenal loan pair Luke Freeman and Chuks Aneke staked their claim for starts against the Os with match-changing displays from the bench to inspire a 1-0 win at Adams Park.

Striker Byron Harrison and midfielder Robin Shroot are also options for Westley, whose side finished 2011 with an 11-game unbeaten run in League One.

Striker Ben May will complete a three-match suspension.

Meanwhile, Adam Chicksen is poised to make his Leyton Orient debut.

The 20-year-old has moved to Brisbane Road on a month’s loan from MK Dons to replace Tony Craig at left-back after he was recalled by Millwall last week.

Goalkeeper David Button has also been recalled from his loan spell a week early by Tottenham and has since joined Championship Doncaster so Lee Butcher continues between the sticks as regular number one Jamie Jones is still recovering from a shoulder injury.

Boss Russell Slade has no new injury worries and was able to introduce key midfielder Dean Cox as a late substitute in the surprise 1-0 win over leaders Charlton on Saturday after his recent spell on the sidelines with a knee ligament injury.

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