Search

Marquis: I back my ability

17:30 15 October 2015

Millwall forward John Marquis has moved to Leyton Orient on a three-month loan (pic: Press Association/Daniel Hambury).

Millwall forward John Marquis has moved to Leyton Orient on a three-month loan (pic: Press Association/Daniel Hambury).

Press Association Images

Millwall man confident he will score goals for Leyton Orient during loan spell at Brisbane Road

Leyton Orient forward John Marquis is hoping his spell at Brisbane Road can be a success and is confident he will score goals at League Two level.

The 23-year-old has moved to east London from parent club Millwall on a 93-day deal and made his debut during last weekend’s 3-2 defeat at Crawley Town.

He has been loaned out seven times prior to joining the O’s and enjoyed great success at Gillingham last year in League One.

Marquis showed his ability on Saturday by creating Jay Simpson’s second and is hoping for more opportunities.

“I have had a few more training sessions under my belt this week and played the game. I knew a few people before I come here so I am settling in nicely,” said the Lions striker.

“I have played a little bit with Jay at Millwall when he was on loan there before. I was only young, but I had a couple of games with him then so I know a bit about him and it was nice to get an assist for him on Saturday.

“After a loss you always want the next game to come straight away so you can make amends, but we have worked really hard this week and put a good bit of work in on the training ground and done tactical work as well to be ready for Oxford United.”

Marquis didn’t need to think twice about joining Orient such is his desire to play football rather than be an unused substitute.

Chances have been few and far between at Millwall, but the forward is confident in his own ability.

He feels if he is playing regularly that he can score goals for the O’s and push them towards their target for the campaign.

“I have always wanted to play football. I don’t like sitting around and not getting an opportunity so when this chance came around I was willing to jump at it,” added Marquis.

“I have been on loan before in this division and in the league above as well so hopefully I can bring something to the team here and help us move forward.

“Going into a club and getting a regular run of games is a big thing for me and I back my ability. When I get a chance and a run of matches I feel I will be able to score goals at this level.

“I showed last season I can do it at the division above. For me it is about getting consistency and game time under my belt and being able to show people what I am about and what I can do.”

Marquis will hope to do that again on Saturday at Brisbane Road.

Related articles

Latest East London Sports News

West Ham United's Michail Antonio scores his side's first goal of the game

The Hammers battle back through Antonio but it is Manchester City who take the points

Saturday, August 27, 2016
Leyton Orient's Brisbane Road (pic: Play With A Legend).

East Londoners have £100,000 offer accepted for winger by fellow League Two club

Saturday, August 27, 2016
Jay Simpson has been unavailable for Leyton Orient's first three games of the season (pic: Simon O'Connor).

Experienced manager discusses defeat to Mansfield Town, lack of leaders and Jay Simpson with Southend United still interested in forwards

Saturday, August 27, 2016
Leyton Orient boss Andy Hessenthaler (pic: Simon O'Connor)

Sky Bet League Two: Leyton Orient 1 Mansfield Town 2

Saturday, August 27, 2016
Leyton Orient forward Ollie Palmer heads wide a great opportunity late on against Newport County (pic: Simon O'Connor).

Ollie Palmer will hope to start when his old club come to Brisbane Road

Friday, August 26, 2016
Edward Kennett of Lakeside Hammers (pic: Rob Newell/TGSPHOTO)

Coventry Bees 57 Lakeside Hammers 33

Friday, August 26, 2016
London Lions have signed Derek Hall

Centre joins Copper Box outfit

Friday, August 26, 2016
Sporting Bengal United manager Imrul Gazi gives instructions from the touchline (pic: Sporting Bengal United).

Bengal manager hopes historic cup run leads to a good campaign

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read sport

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

You could win £15,000 to spend on either their mortgage or a deposit towards the home of their dreams

Wouldn’t it be lovely to have a period of time when you simply don’t have to worry about finding the money each month to pay your mortgage? When you don’t have to put money aside from your monthly income, or worry about having to afford other essential outgoings?

Which book character do you share cleaning habits with?

Whether you have more in common with put-upon Cinderella, emotionally turbulent Jane Eyre, or easily distracted Mole, you’re sure to appreciate that one lucky winner will receive four sessions of free cleaning. Enter our quiz for your chance to win. All runners up will get £10 off their first clean when making a repeat booking.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Docklands and East London Advertiser
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now