Coventry 0-1 Leyton Orient

Dean Cox's strike helped Leyton Orient to a narrow win over Coventry, but the O's can no longer reach the League One play-offs following results elsewhere.

The hosts were denied an early goal by Nathan Clarke, who cleared Danny Philliskirk's effort off the line.

But Cox fired in from 18 yards after good work from Kevin Lisbie in first-half stoppage time to put Orient ahead.

The Sky Blues pressed for an equaliser and almost levelled when David Bell cut inside and fired into the side-netting.

Despite their win, Leyton Orient will be playing League One football once more next season after Swindon cruised to a 3-0 victory over Stevenage.


Leyton Orient boss Russell Slade told BBC London 94.9:

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Slade 'choked' by Orient effort

"I was choked with the effort, we couldn't do anymore. We were under pressure second half, but they rolled their sleeves up and I'm delighted with what they achieved today.

"We were a little bit careless in the second half, but there is no criticism of anybody today, they gave their lot to the cause."

"We wanted to take it to the final game of the season and it hasn't quite happened for us but to still get 7th is something to still be proud of."

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