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​First managerial casualty of season at Leyton Orient

Leyton Orient have sacked manager Andy Hessenthaler after just five months in charge, the League Two club have confirmed.

The 51-year-old is the first managerial departure in the Premier League and English Football League this season.

Orient are 14th in the table after suffering back-to-back defeats, having won three of their nine league games.

Hessenthaler signed a one-year deal in the summer after taking charge for the final five games of last season.

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