O’s agree deals with youngsters

PUBLISHED: 14:45 08 July 2015 | UPDATED: 14:48 08 July 2015

Harry Lee in action for Leyton Orient on his debut against Oldham during the 2012/13 season (pic: Simon O'Connor).

Harry Lee in action for Leyton Orient on his debut against Oldham during the 2012/13 season (pic: Simon O'Connor).

Simon O'Connor Photography

Harry Lee and Sandro Semedo are two of seven young players to agree to extend their stay at the club

Leyton Orient have confirmed that youngster Sandro Semedo has signed a professional contract with the club and midfielder Harry Lee will be remaining at Brisbane Road.

Semedo was part of the O’s youth team last season that won the Merit League Two title featuring 13 times and scoring four goals. He also played in various development fixtures over the course of the season.

The youngster impressed the Orient coaching staff and has earned himself a two-year contract with the club.

Lee, 20, was one of 12 first team players not initially offered a contract following the conclusion of the 2014/15 campaign.

But the young midfielder has now agreed terms with the O’s under head coach Ian Hendon and signed a one-year contract extension.

In addition to the aforementioned duo, youngsters Montel Agyemang, Freddy Moncur, Jack Humphrey, Sam Ling and Scott Kashket have signed contracts with Orient for the new season.

Academy director Andy Edwards spoke to the official club website, he said: “It is really positive for the academy to have these players involved with the first team, joining the likes of Harry Lee and Charlie Grainger who have come through the system at the club.

“It is a good opportunity for the players to come in and impress the new first-team management team.”

Related articles

Latest East London Sports News

Yesterday, 17:21

Royal Ascot will take place behind closed doors this season, if it goes ahead as planned in June.

Yesterday, 16:00

How well do you know east London football or are you just a quiz master, why not put your knowledge to the test.

Yesterday, 15:13

Football Association chairman Greg Clarke says everyone involved in the game must “step up and share the pain” as talks between players and clubs over wage deferrals and cuts continue.

Yesterday, 14:00

Leyton Orient head coach Ross Embleton has revealed he is always looking at the youth team to hand them first-team opportunities, writes Jacob Ranson.

Yesterday, 11:39

The remainder of the London Youth Games 2020 season has been cancelled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Yesterday, 10:08

Wolves fans have been given a rare chance to cheer some success during the suspension of football after their club claimed the Ultimate QuaranTeam prize.

Yesterday, 09:00

Essex cricketers joined the fight against coronavirus by preparing 1,000 hot meals for NHS staff on Monday.


Festival organisers AEG Presents will once again be providing a variety of exciting opportunities for young people at this year’s event

Looking to rent in London? Securing the keys to a new home in any big city can be an ordeal but there is a way to avoid the common pitfalls of London rentals - dodgy landlords, dubious décor and downright dicey security.

Cauldron Foods’ comedy night will give vegans the last laugh as Vegan comics dispel vegan myths.

Most read sport

Digital Edition


Enjoy the
Docklands and East London Advertiser
e-edition today


Education and Training


Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now

Most Read

Latest from the East London Advertiser