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Orient finally confirm Hendon’s departure

PUBLISHED: 10:33 18 January 2016 | UPDATED: 10:35 18 January 2016

Leyton Orient boss Ian Hendon watches on against Exeter City (pic: Simon O'Connor).

Leyton Orient boss Ian Hendon watches on against Exeter City (pic: Simon O'Connor).

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League Two club announce 44-year-old has left Brisbane Road and been replaced by Andy Hessenthaler

Leyton Orient president Francesco Becchetti watches on at Brisbane Road (pic: Simon O'Connor). Leyton Orient president Francesco Becchetti watches on at Brisbane Road (pic: Simon O'Connor).

Leyton Orient have officially confirmed the departure of boss Ian Hendon in a statement released this morning.

The O’s were understood to have parted company with the former West Ham United coach on Saturday following their 3-1 loss to Exeter City.

Hendon attended a meeting with president Francesco Becchetti shortly after the full time whistle and was told he would be leaving the club.

Assistant Andy Hessenthaler was asked to take charge on an interim basis as caretaker manager and has accepted the role.

Orient issued the following statement this morning, it read: “The club can confirm that Ian Hendon has been relieved of his role as head coach of Leyton Orient.

“The club would like to thank Ian for his commitment and passion during his time at Leyton Orient and would like to wish him the best in his future endeavours.

“Assistant manager Andy Hessenthaler will be assuming Ian’s duties on an interim basis as caretaker manager. Leyton Orient will make an announcement at such time as a new appointment is made.

“The coaching and management team will continue to focus on realising the full potential of the team and will be working intensively to enhance the club’s performance and position in the league.”

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