Date: 9th July 2016 at 1:07pm
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Aside from the arrivals and departures at the Matchroom Stadium recently we’ve had some fixtures details announced, which means some changes with the new shirt sponsors also been announced.

Whereas Francesco Becchetti avoided extradition!

Leyton Orient’s EFL Cup meeting with Fulham has had a date confirmed with League 2 matches with Luton, Crawley and Cambridge changed.

Online bookmakers EnergyBet are now the new shirt sponsors, they’ve signed a two-year agreement to appear on the home, away and third kits as well as the training kit too. Daniel Hurley, the UK Country Manager for EnergyBet, told the official website.

‘EnergyBet are delighted to partner with the famous and historic Leyton Orient and look forward to an exciting and prosperous partnership and hope to support the O’s in their push for promotion this season, as well as to build the EnergyBet brand in the UK.’

With Orient commercial manager Steve Dixon adding.

‘I am really pleased to welcome EnergyBet and I`m looking forward to working with them. I think the O`s fans can look forward to some new and innovative ideas from the EnergyBet team. I must also thank the team at Entourage Sports for their help with the deal and whilst welcoming EnergyBet to the club I`d also like to thank Rainham Steel for their support last season – they were a pleasure to deal with.’

Details for the Fulham cup-tie at the Matchroom Stadium were confirmed for Tuesday 9th August with this having a 7:45pm, with tickets priced as follows.

Adults £18
Concessions £13*
Under-18 £5

(*Concessions apply to seniors 65 and over, students, unemployed and members of the armed forces all with proof of ID).

The League 2 changes have seen the Easter match at Luton brought forward 24-hours meaning Orient will now go to Kenilworth Road on Good Friday, 14th April at 3pm.

Matches against Crawley and Cambridge over Christmas will still be played on the scheduled days but have been brought forward to 1pm kick-offs. Crawley will visit on Boxing Day and Cambridge on New Years Eve, obviously 31st December.

As for Orient Chairman Becchetti, criminal proceedings against him Albanian has resulted in him avoiding extradition with a statement on the Official Website reading.

‘District Judge Tempia sitting at Westminster Magistrates Court today (July 8) held that the Albanian extradition proceedings against Leyton Orient Chairman Francesco Becchetti were an abuse of the court process and should be stayed.’

Becchetti himself said.

‘I am delighted with today`s decision and am grateful to the English judge for her careful consideration of the case. She has found that Albania misled the English Court and abused the extradition process. The Judge`s decision shows, as I have always said, that the criminal proceedings against me in Albania are politically motivated. I will continue to pursue the Albanian Government for the huge damage it has caused to my business and the hundreds of people who work for me and their families.’

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