Search

Orient finally confirm Hendon’s departure

10:33 18 January 2016

Leyton Orient boss Ian Hendon watches on against Exeter City (pic: Simon O

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

07958 573219 simon.oconnor@virgin.net

League Two club announce 44-year-old has left Brisbane Road and been replaced by Andy Hessenthaler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

Related articles

Latest East London Sports News

20 minutes ago
Paul Walter celebrates taking a wicket for Hornchurch (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Local all-rounder could be involved in T20 competition again after Eagles decide against recruiting another overseas player

University of East London student Vanessa Daobry made her Great Britain debut this year (pic: UEL).

Youngsters to try activities and get careers advice

Yesterday, 13:17
The England team celebrate after winning the Rugby Under-20 World Cup Final at the AJ Bell Stadium (pic: PA)

England 45 Ireland 21

Saturday, June 25, 2016
Ravi Bopara makes a run for Essex Eagles (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Bopara’s men beat the rain to make it back-to-back wins

Saturday, June 25, 2016
Ashar Zaidi in batting action (pic: Graham Hodges)

All-rounder’s half-century leads way in successful chase

Friday, June 24, 2016
London Raiders defenceman John Connolly (pic: John Scott)

Connolly and Chittock back for another campaign

Friday, June 24, 2016
West Ham captain Mark Noble (inside, right) cuts the ribbon at the new Stadium Store alongside Josh Cullen (far, right) and young goalkeeper Sam Howes (far, left) (pic: WHUFC).

Canning Town boy full of praise for boss Slaven Bilic who has impressed as a pundit for ITV during the Euro’s

Thursday, June 23, 2016
Edward Kennett of Lakeside Hammers (pic: Rob Newell/TGSPHOTO)

Elite League: Swindon 52 Lakeside Hammers 41

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read sport

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

£15k prize bundle

Imagine having the opportunity to win an incredible £15,000 bundle of some of the most amazing prizes available. Well, for one lucky contest entrant that dream could soon become a reality because we at MyOffers are offering an incredible free prize bundle that will make even the most hardened person wild with excitement.

Win a BMW 1 series

There are fewer cars currently on the market more stylish and exciting than the BMW. Known all over the world as one of the best car manufacturers, the BMW is renowned for sleek designs and fantastic high quality workmanship.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Docklands and East London Advertiser
e-edition today

Subscribe