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Information on Clapton Orient Football Club during the First World War, including squads, results and players served.
Clapton Orient’s service and sacrifice during World War One is just one example of how Britain responded at a time of great need – they took the lead just as Hearts did in Scotland. Leyton Orient supporters are extremely proud of the major contribution made by Clapton Orient to the Footballers’ Battalion .
Tag: Clapton Orient FC F.J.C. Blake – From a Fox to a Doggie Sol Campbell, Carlos Tevez and Mo Johnston are all players who have played for football clubs who shared a rivalry in the relative recent past.
Millfields Road, Clapton: Home of Clapton Orient Football Club Football grounds were well used by recruitment organisations but it was Clapton Orient, now Leyton Orient, which became the first English Football League team to …
Clapton Orient (1896–1930) Greyhound racing (1928–1974) The Clapton Stadium , also known as Millfields Road , was a football ground and greyhound stadium in the Lower Clapton area of London .
Nov 10, 2014 · (CNN)– “Good luck to Clapton Orient FC, no football club had paid a greater price to patriotism” (King George V) The small mysterious box glistened. To the inquisitive eye of a child it was not just a box — it was something which housed a great secret. “I remember my dad bringing home this box,” Mary Jaggs told CNN.
The football club Clapton Orient, was the first complete team to join up for service in the first world war with 41 players and staff signing up.