Spurs v Leyton Orient Notes

22.09.2020 The Third Round League Cup tie due to be played at Brisbane Road was postponed because of a number of positive Covid-19 tests in the Orient squad and staff.   With the season starting late because of the pandemic, the game was awarded to Tottenham to avoid further fixture congestion.


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Joe Allen

Ben Alnwick

Lee Angol

Leon Archer

Jimmy Archibald

Eddie Baily

Andy Barcham Stocky striker who went to Brisbane Road on loan in November 2007 until the end of the season.  Played 25 times that season and scored once in his time in E10.

Lee Barnard

Bert Bliss

Lee Butcher

David Button

Tom Carroll 14 games for Orient in the 2010-11 season, the slightly built midfielder got some good experience of the physical side of the game, returning to Spurs to make their Europa League team in the following season.

Len Cheesewright  Orient Chief Scout who fulfilled the same position at Tottenham for a number of years.

John Chiedozie

Ralph Coates

Pat Corbett

Shaquile Coulthirst

Charlie Daniels Left sided defender, who could also play midfield had a loan spell at Orient before signing permanently.

Simon Dawkins Young Spurs striker went on loan to Orient in the 2008-09 season, but got an injury against Spurs in a pre-season friendly.  Played 14 times without scoring before returning to Spurs in January 2009.

Dave Dunmore

Neale Fenn

Ken Flint

Clayton Fortune

Peter Garland

Bert Goodman

Arthur Grimsdell Spurs half back between 1911-1929, Arthur Grimsdell took control of Orient for a season in 1929.

Vic Groves

Alan Haig-Brown

Willie Hall Spurs forward between 1932 and 1944 before being Orient manager in 1945.

Ian Hendon

Edwin Herod

Steve Hodge

Pat Holland Joined Spurs Reserve Team manager after he had left Orient as manager and then reverted to Youth team coach.

Scott Houghton

Shwan Jalal

Chris Jones

Doug Hunt

Harry Kane

Bill Lane

Charlie Lee

David Levene

Bert Lyons

Andrew Marlowe

George Marsh

Sid McClellan

Bob McDonald

Junior McDougald

Jeff Minton

Ian Moores

Paul-Jose Mpoku

Keith Osgood

Tim O’Shea

Ernie Phypers An amateur with Villa from September 1932 until May 1933, when he was offered a contract with Tottenham, signing professional in June 1934.  Ernie played 28 first team league games and three in the FA Cup up to March 1937 when he joined Doncaster Rovers.  Phypers also guested for Clapton Orient, Southend United and West Ham United during the war.

Derek Possee -.

Billy Rees

Willie Sage

Arthur Sanders

Jimmy Seed Took over at Orient as manager in 1931 played for Spurs from 1919-1927.

John Smith -.

Danny Steel

Kazaiah Sterling

Mark Stimson -.

Peter Taylor

Alton Thelwell -.

Ciaran Toner

Andros Townsend Pacy winger, who had his second loan away from White Hart Lane at Brisbane Road in 2009-10.  Andros played 26 times for the O’s scoring twice – one a 70 yard run and cracking shot against Yeovil Town, before he went back to Tottenham at Christmas 2009.

Lawrence Vigouroux

Simon Webb

Sammy Winston Brought through the youth ranks at Tottenham, Sammy left to go to Norwich City’s youth set up and then made 11 appearances for the orient first team before moving into the non-league scene.


Debuts against Leyton Orient

Jimmy Skinner 11.10.1919

Ted Harper 16.3.1929

Harry Wilding 3.11.1928


Last game for the club – against Leyton Orient


First goal for the club – against against Leyton Orient

Ted Harper 16.3.1929



Last goal for the club – against against Leyton Orient

Ted Harper 16.3.1929





Transfers from Tottenham Hotspur to Leyton Orient

Name Date Fee

Billy REES June 1950

Ian MOORES October 1978 £55,000

Ralph COATES 1981 Free

Peter TAYLOR November 1980 £150,000

Pat CORBETT August 1983

Tim O’SHEA 1988

Ian HENDON 1993

Simon WEBB



Transfers from Leyton Orient to Tottenham

Name Date Fee