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Leyton Orient 1, Evil Spirits 0

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Leyton Orient 1, Evil Spirits 0
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All go at the future Olympic venue. League One underachievers Leyton Orient are hankering for the main stadium once the games close. The 24th best side in the second-lowest league would be somewhat humble occupants of the Olympic cenrtrepiece. But the plucky little team are already proving they can punch above their weight by hosting a forthcoming international game. You’ve got to admire the spirit.

Someone who doesn’t is Walter Calazacon, a tribal shaman from Ecquador who has been driving away evil presences and generally blessing the Olympic area. Nice man. ‘The energy level was really bad,’ said the mystic. Geiger counters beg to differ.

And just time for a couple of late result…

Bid organisers 0, Inland Revenue 6

Unexpected VAT bill finds the net, in what appears to be another own goal for the home side. It’s the punters who’ll pay.

Richard Rogers 1, Olympic Delivery Authority 1

This one could run into extra time, as veteran architect threatens to boycott the games after contractual disagreements.

Last Updated 09 November 2006