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The East London Football Podcast: West Ham endure miserable transfer deadline day; things look up at Leyton Orient; Dagenham & Redbridge continue bad run

PUBLISHED: 13:00 02 February 2018

Jordan Hugill has signed for West Ham

Jordan Hugill has signed for West Ham

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West Ham United failed to land any of the big names they were chasing throughout January, ended up bringing in Jordan Hugill from Championship outfit Preston North End and National League striker Oladapo Afolayan from Solihull Moors on the final day.

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The club also confirmed that Director of Player Recruitment Tony Henry had been suspended pending a full and thorough investigation after his comments on Deadline Day.

The O’s had a good week with a 2-1 victory at Halifax Town on Tuesday night despite losing 3-2 to Aldershot Town at Brisbane Road on Saturday.

They will return to FA Trophy action this weekend as they take on Dover Athletic with a few more options amongst the squad after a busy deadline day.

Fellow National League outfit Dagenham & Redbridge suffered a miserable 3-1 defeat to strugglers Solihull Moors and have now only won one of their last eight league fixtures.

John Still’s men also saw two of their players leave the club with the possibility of more in the near future.

All this, plus the latest non-league news, is discussed on this week’s East London Football podcast.

Matt Withers is joined by Archant London sports reporters Dave Evans, Jacob Ranson and George Sessions to give their take on another week in east London football.

Latest East London Sports News

Yesterday, 17:00

National League: AFC Fylde 0 Leyton Orient 1

Yesterday, 10:30

The O’s head coach Justin Edinburgh has plenty of options available to him ahead of facing the Coasters

Yesterday, 08:00

London Raiders will be back on home ice when they take on league leaders Basingstoke Bison tomorrow (5.15pm) at the Sapphire Ice and Leisure Centre.

Fri, 11:00

London Raiders forward Alan Lack wants to get one over his former club Basingstoke Bison this weekend.

Vic Keeble’s goalscoring record was magnificent for the Hammers before injury ended his career

Fri, 09:00

Justin Edinburgh should be boosted by the return of Jobi McAnuff, but Orient will travel over 750 miles between Friday and Wednesday morning

The 28-year-old reflected on O’s latest results, the gap between themselves and the bottom four and the upcoming trips to AFC Fylde and Chester

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