Date: 9th February 2017 at 10:48am
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However, many would find it hard to believe that such a scenario mentioned by Danny Webb is possible with Leyton Orient at the moment wouldn’t they!

Webb’s second game in charge of Orient ended in defeat against Morecambe – which makes it six defeats in a row – with the O’s remaining in the League 2 relegation zone as a result.

However, despite the poor run of form and the fans having little to cheer about at Brisbane Road for some time Webb does feel there are reasons for optimism – such as the youngsters coming through.

Commenting after the 1-0 defeat to Morecambe the boss told BBC Radio London.

‘With all the things the fans have seen and gone through it is hard to have optimism. There is light at the end of the tunnel. There are some good youngsters coming through here.’

Webb feels the future is looking good on the pitch with him proud of his players – five of those named in the starting line up against Morecambe were 20 or under – from his two games so far.

He added no one is throwing in the towel with the squad united in a bid to stay in the Football League.

‘I understand the frustrations of not picking up any points in the last two games. I have been proud of the players and the youngsters are looking like men out there. I want to assure the fans we are going to stick at it and keep going. They have a lot to be hopeful for with these players coming through, and the future of the club on the pitch is looking good.’

Orient have crucial games against relegation rivals Cheltenham, Notts County and Newport County as three of the next six games coming up in League 2. The run of 12 defeats from the last 16 needs to change quickly of the O’s WILL drop out of the Football League for the first time since 1905.

Webb finished by saying he’s confident of keeping Orient up but to do this we’ll need to see ‘team spirit’ and ‘camaraderie’ from all on and off the pitch.

‘I’ve have gone into this job with my own structure for the club in my head. Sometimes it takes a few defeats to get your message across. My first thought before the first day’s training was that we need to get a bit of togetherness at this place. We need team spirit, camaraderie and fight to get the punters on our side a bit more.’

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