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Alberto Cavasin: Leyton Orient need more wins like at Colchester United to make fans happy

PUBLISHED: 20:03 12 November 2016 | UPDATED: 20:03 12 November 2016

Leyton Orient manager Alberto Cavasin issues instructions (pic: Simon O'Connor).

Leyton Orient manager Alberto Cavasin issues instructions (pic: Simon O'Connor).

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Italian hopes players can use protest by Leyton Orient Fans’ Trust next weekend before and during Blackpool game as a positive

Leyton Orient manager Alberto Cavasin knows his team must achieve many more victories because the fans have endured enough disappointment already this season.

The Italian watched the O’s earn a 3-0 win at Colchester United this afternoon to move up to 19th in League Two and out of the bottom two.

A Jay Simpson brace and a rare strike from Nicky Hunt improved the mood at the east London club, but Leyton Orient Fans’ Trust have revealed plans to protest before next weekend’s home clash with Blackpool and during the game potentially in the 18th, 81st and 87th minute.

“I hope the protest will have a positive effect on the players because I assume it will be a civil protest,” said Cavasin via a translator.

“We had a period of really bad results as I’ve said before so we know we have to achieve many positive results to equalise all the sadness our supporters have felt. We are professionals and this is part of the job.”

During LOFT’s AGM on Thursday night, it was revealed a joint protest would be staged next Saturday. Banners are set to be unveiled saying ‘we want our club back’ due to the distain towards Orient’s president Francesco Becchetti.

The O’s supporters in attendance at Colchester had more to celebrate than in recent times after a clinical showing. Simpson looked back to his usual self with his second strike a stunner.

“Jay is a player by himself that can invent a goal. He is a big value to the team and makes a difference on the pitch,” said Cavasin.

“He scored because I needed to arrive here and train him. If he was scoring I wouldn’t be here! He’s my friend.”

The 60-year-old did say after Tuesday’s defeat at Brighton & Hove Albion that more of O’s youngsters would get an opportunity.

But Sandro Semedo was dropped for today’s clash and not one of Orient’s current or former academy players started.

Semedo was introduced in the second half along with Victor Adeboyejo, yet it was a disappointment prior to kick-off that none were included from the off.

Cavasin added: “We had some youngsters on the bench. We have evaluated them and understand now they can give us a hand. Certainly we’ll bring them with us and use them more and more times.”

For more on LOFT’s recent AGM and plans for next weekend’s game with Blackpool and the future visit http://www.leytonorientfanstrust.com/story.asp?storyChosen=414


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