Search

O’s in no rush to strengthen squad claims Nugent

PUBLISHED: 09:43 25 June 2014

Orient's Moses Odubajo is mobbed after scoring at Wembley (pic: Simon O'Connor)

Orient's Moses Odubajo is mobbed after scoring at Wembley (pic: Simon O'Connor)

Simon O'Connor Photography

Leyton Orient assistant boss Kevin Nugent admits they are in no rush to add to their squad as the O’s prepare for their 2014/15 League One campaign.

They recruited well last season, with the likes of striker Shaun Batt and 
midfielder Romain Vincelot joining on permanent deals, but so far the Brisbane Road side have only added goalkeeper Adam Legzdins to their squad at this stage.

Rather than rush any deals, Nugent feels the O’s need to make sure they are bringing the right type of player into east London.

“We are always monitoring the player situation throughout the season, not just in the summer,” said Nugent.

“There are a number of players available but we have to make sure recruitment is right.

“We need to make sure 
that they are both technically, tactically right for the team. It’s not just that, we have a special bunch and the character has to be right as well, that’s crucial.”

Two of the O’s top performers from last season, Moses Odubajo and Romain Vincelot, continue to be linked with moves away from the play-off finalists.

And though the speculation is likely to continue, Nugent believes it speaks volumes for the what the club have achieved in recent times.

He added: “We’ve gained a lot of publicity as a club over the season after the fine start and that’s credit to the players for all their hard work.

“Because of the season we’ve had it’s only natural that they are linked with moves away.”

Latest East London Sports News

National League: Leyton Orient 2 AFC Fylde 0

Yesterday, 17:00

Leyton Orient head coach Justin Edinburgh says it’s vitally important to re-focus on their promotion push in the National League.

Yesterday, 15:00

East London became only the second team to beat London Three Essex champions Epping Upper Clapton this season with a tense 22-19 win at West Ham’s Memorial Ground on Saturday.

Yesterday, 13:00

East London Hockey Club ended a successful 2018/19 season with six of their sides earning promotion – while another is waiting to see if they took will move up next term.

Yesterday, 08:00

Matt Quinn’s catalogue of injury woes throughout three years at Essex mean this is his first proper involvement in the county’s pre-season preparations.

Yesterday, 06:56

The 2019 first-class season gets underway as Essex make the short trip to Fenner’s to engage the students of Cambridge MCCU in a three-day friendly, starting today (Tuesday).

Mon, 17:00

Leyton Orient head coach Justin Edinburgh says his squad’s character shined through as they sealed a place in the FA Trophy final.

Mon, 16:00

The latest boxing news from Tower Hamlets

PROMOTED CONTENT

It’s the debate fans across the UK are discussing - so where better to find out more about the iconic burger than behind the scenes in a local McDonald’s restaurant?

Are you a landlord looking for a fixed rental income, paid whether the property is empty or not? Steve Westley, general manager at estate agents Elliot Leigh, explains their Guaranteed Rent Scheme and how it takes the stress out of letting your property.

Newsletter Sign Up

East London Advertiser regular newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read sport

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Docklands and East London Advertiser
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now

Most Read

Latest from the East London Advertiser

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists