Justin Edinburgh dies aged 49: Leyton Orient boss and former Tottenham defender passes away


Justin Edinburgh dies aged 49: Leyton Orient boss and former Tottenham defender passes away

Leyton Orient manager and former Tottenham and Portsmouth defender Justin Edinburgh has died aged 49.

Edinburgh was taken to hospital on Monday after falling “ill unexpectedly” and had been in Madrid for the Champions League final two days before.

Edinburgh, who won the FA Cup with Spurs as a player, led Orient to the National League title this season as well as the FA Trophy final.

He had previously managed Northampton Town, Gillingham and Newport County.

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