Orient sack former Hammers coach

Ian_Hendon_West_HamWest Ham’s former first team coach, Ian Hendon has been sacked by Leyton Orient the club confirmed today.

The League Two side sacked the former West Ham back room boy following a run of just four wins in 21 league games. His final match was the 3-1 defeat at home by Exeter on Saturday. Hendon took charge at the Matchroom Stadium in May following Orient’s relegation from League One last season.

A statement on the Orient website said

“The Club can confirm that Ian Hendon has been relieved of his role as Head Coach of Leyton Orient.The Club would like to thank Ian for his commitment and passion during his time at Leyton Orient and would like to wish him the best in his future endeavours.”

“Assistant Manager Andy Hessenthaler will be assuming Ian’s duties on an interim basis as Caretaker Manager. Leyton Orient will make an announcement at such time as a new appointment is made.The coaching and management team will continue to focus on realising the full potential of the team and will be working intensively to enhance the Club’s performance and position in the League.”



About Sean Whetstone

I am Season Ticket Holder in West stand lower at the London Stadium and before that, I used to stand in the Sir Trevor Brooking Lower Row R seat 159 in the Boleyn Ground and in the Eighties I stood on the terraces of the old South Bank. I am a presenter on the West Ham Podcast called MooreThanJustaPodcast.co.uk. A Blogger on WestHamTillIdie.com a member of the West Ham Supporters Advisory Board (SAB), Founder of a Youtube channel called Mr West Ham Football at http://www.youtube.com/MrWestHamFootball, I am also the associate editor here at Claret and Hugh. Life Long singer of bubbles! Come on you Irons! Follow me at @Westhamfootball on twitter

3 comments on “Orient sack former Hammers coach

  1. They are not in the promotion chasing pack. Job done. Congratulations agent Hendon.

  2. It;s West Ham’s fault they are struggling, us moving to the OS is affecting Orient’s players….just having a Barry Hearne moment…

  3. Barry hearn and Allardyce, now there’s a decent pairing,!
    well done Hendon, an excellent job well done imo, should get you foreign HOTY!

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