Leyton Orient F.C. are a professional football club in Leyton, in the London Borough of Waltham Forest, England. They play in Football League One, the third tier in the English football league system, and are known to their fans as the Mighty O's. (source: Wikipedia bio)
  • Their owner, Barry Hearn, was interviewed for the full pod on 3/27/2013.
  • Since then, Leyton Orient has become America's Team in League One. Each week, the pod (was promised to) include a "This Week In Leyton Orient" segment.
  • According to Davo, Leyton Orient is the #2 favorite team of all GFOP (source 9/18/13 "Night of 1000 Stars" podcast)
  • Hearn offered the Men In Blazer's National Team to play Leyton Orient at Matchroom Stadium on Brisbane Road, under the tagline "The Colonies Come To Us!"
  • According to the NBA-EPL translator, if you are a Los Angeles Clippers fan, you are a fan of Leyton Orient.
  • Barry Hearn was interviewed on the August 26, 2013 SiriusXM show and was a featured guest on the 10/2/13 pod. He referred to Leyton Orient as a "rescue dog" adopted by all the GFOP in America and reminded listeners that "two donkeys make a great race."
  • On the 9/25/13 pod Rog stated that Leighton Baines was named after Leyton Orient
  • Leyton Orient merchandise can be purchased at http://www.orient-clubshop.co.uk/
  • From the 3/26/2014 pod (1:08:50), Athletico Madrid has become the Leyton Orient of La Liga.
  • Many GFOP watched the League One playoff game on 5/25/2014, where LO lost on PKs to Rotherham, who were promoted to the next league up, the Championship. It was originally was not going to be broadcast in the U.S., but Men In Blazers successfully convinced beInSport to pick it up on their online player.

Matchroom Stadium
Matchroom Stadium

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