Let the fans own Leyton Orient
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Leyton Orient is in debt of over 250k. If we don't pay this off, a club with a lot of history will get liquidised.Becchetti said himself that he is open to offers, so why don't the fans own Leyton orient? Barcelona's fans own the club, and they are successful, so why not us? Many of us have been going to Leyton Orient matches for years and know that Brisbane Road does not deserve to be demolished. We need to buy the club.
Despite ploughing millions into Orient, Becchetti has taken a side that was two penalty kicks from promotion to the Championship at the end of Hearn’s final season in charge to second bottom of League Two – and to the brink of ending our 112-year stay in the Football League.An extraordinary intervening 31 months have witnessed nine managerial changes, persistent claims of interference from above in team affairs, an unsuccessful reality television show, a failed extradition of Becchetti to Albania as part of a fraud and money-laundering investigation and a six-match ban for the owner for kicking then assistant manager Andy Hessenthaler.
Becchetti has been trying to cut his losses by selling Orient but is said to be unwilling to accept less than the £4 million he paid Hearn for the club in July 2014. We need to buy the club.
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