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Chelsea players backing Leyton Orient to beat Arsenal in FA Cup

Leyton Orient midfielder Jimmy Smith has revealed Chelsea players are desperate for them to dump Arsenal out of the FA Cup tonight.

Smith is being urged by his former Chelsea team-mates to knock Arsenal out.

Former Chelsea team-mate Joe Cole sent the 24-year-old a good luck message ahead of Smith's date at the Emirates.

The Orient midfielder was on Chelsea's books for four years until July 2009, and he told the Daily Mail: "A few people who work there have texted me asking us to do them in the replay.

"It will be a great occasion for us and our families. We have to work hard because it won't take an individual to beat Arsenal, it'll be a team effort.

"They are going to be a bit down after losing the Carling Cup final but they will want to show their character."

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