It charts Leyton Orient’s dysfunctional 94/95 season, during which the club languished in the relegation zone of the second division. Justin Edinburgh dead: Leyton Orient announce manager's death following cardiac arrest JUSTIN EDINBURGH has tragically died, Leyton Orient announced on Saturday. Come down to the ground now please mate." I’ve been known to have a temper, but at the end of the day, all I asked of a coach was ‘are they honest and can they improve me?’ I believe I was both of those things. You can obtain a copy of the Code, or contact the Council, at www.presscouncil.ie, PH: (01) 6489130, Lo-Call 1890 208 080 or email: info@presscouncil.ie. Noteworthy | newspaper archive. Others around him stayed in football – Barry Hearn, who bought the club and then sacked Sitton, has found further fortune in darts and boxing while his co-manager Chris Turner has since coached Hartlepool, Sheffield Wednesday and Stockport County, along with serving as CEO of Chesterfield and Port Vale’s sales and marketing manager. “The Orient physio told me in 1985 that football is a reflection of society. Fora |

, 400px wide Access exclusive podcasts, interviews and analysis with a monthly or annual membership. You had a rudderless ship, and nonsensical running of the football club. Express. After it aired, he was shunned by the football world, sank into a depression, and retrained as a taxi driver. Journal Media does not control and is not responsible for user created content, posts, comments, submissions or preferences.

“It is with profound and utmost sadness that Leyton Orient announces its manager Justin Edinburgh has passed away,” it read.

I'm back in the game! In 1995, after an embarrassing first half performance, Sitton decided to sack one of his players and offer two more out for a fight. Genre Sports. “We are deeply saddened and shocked to hear of the passing of Justin Edinburgh,” he said. Basically the right hand didn’t know what the left was doing. You’re a Champion that managed a team that played with your spirit.”, Glenn Hoddle tweeted: “Devastated to hear the very sad and tragic news regarding Justin. The chaos stemmed from owner Tony Wood losing his coffee business amid the Rwandan civil war, meaning the club was losing £10,000 a week.

If truth be told, any mature manager who wasn’t desperate to pay the mortgage wouldn’t have gone anywhere near the job. I told him ‘you’re a physical disgrace’, and let him go. Please note that TheJournal.ie uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. He spent a season with Grays Athletic before moving onto Rushden and Diamonds.

“I’ve had Pardew in the back [of his taxi], trying to patronise me by saying he remembers me from our days with the FA.

Type ‘manager rant’ into YouTube and two of the top three results gaze on the same man: John Sitton. Also available on iTunes. Also available on iTunes. Then a few weeks later, on the same channel, you had a new series called The Sopranos, where it happens in every episode. All our thoughts with his family.”, Salford City part-owner and Manchester United legend Gary Neville said: “My sincerest condolences to all your family Justin and to everyone at Leyton Orient. Otherwise, they give you a pint of milk, a packet of teabags and two pounds of sugar and tell you to win the European Cup with it”. Edinburgh spent ten years at Tottenham as a player where he played 215 times. Together, they’ve been viewed more than a million times, and the second furnished the half-time sacking of one player and a fairly iconic bit of profanity toward another two. “I watched Sunderland til’ I die on Netflix, and saw a lot of parallels. While the film earned cult status; the excerpts went viral. Back in the mid-’90s, when letting cameras into dressing rooms seemed like a good idea, the Leyton Orient manager’s now-legendary expletive-filled shout-fests even made sailors blush.

I had no money, I was too proud to sign on the dole, but I eventually had to. And you can fucking pick someone else to help you, and you can bring your fucking dinner.

Home of the Daily and Sunday Express. “Justin suffered a cardiac arrest last Monday and passed away on Saturday. I learned it too late, but you need to place demands on the people above you. Need help? For more information on cookies please refer to our cookies policy.

Having played for Orient between 1985 and 1991, this was Sitton’s first senior management job in football…and his last. Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn, who’s dad Barry used to own Orient, tweeted: “So so sad to hear the devastating news that O’s manager Justin Edinburgh has passed away. “You start off with the best of intentions, and you start off trying to be a good human being, but there’s no doubt about it the game has got the uncanny knack of making you very cynical,” are his final words in the film. When I told him who I was, we had a great conversation. News images provided by Press Association and Photocall Ireland unless otherwise stated. Boards.ie | There's a good reason cameras are rarely allowed in football changing rooms, and the sharp-tongued stylings of former Leyton Orient manager John Sitton is somewhere near the top. John Sitton's 'bring yer dinner' rant.

Edinburgh guided Orient to the National League title this season, securing their return to the Football League. In this bonus pod, Daniel and Tony talk to John Sitton - whose infamous dressing room rant while Leyton Orient manager spelled the end of his career in football. "Oh sweet mother of Mary, John, you are the new manager of Leyton Orient Football Club.

So you, you little c*** when I tell you to do something and you, you fucking big c*** – when I tell you to do something, do it. “I may have lost a friend, but tomorrow I’ll have recovered”, ruminates Sitton in the film. “I know it might be overly-simplistic, but my main issue is that you have the people who kicked off the trouble in Europe, twice – ergo the Germans – and we gave them a slap, twice, yet they seem to have conquered us economically and to be dictating policy”. A nicer guy you couldn’t meet…and he’s a great tipper”. The film is an accurate version of how I was at the time. You’ve got Fergie kicking a boot at David Beckham, giving everyone the hairdryer treatment; Alan Pardew headbutting a player on the touchline. Help us to tell the stories behind the scoreboard. Mourinho was good as gold.

Back at the Orient, the club I adore! He sees himself as having “a rough Cockney accent, pugnacious looks and gregarious nature”, and defines himself as a “Conservative with a conscience” (he donated proceeds from his book, A Little Knowledge is a Dangerous Thing, to charity). I made a massive mistake thinking the players – the few that we had – would approach training and games the same way I did, which was over my dead body. Leyton Orient released a statement announcing the tragic news of his death on Saturday evening. “What did I do? He has since spent 16 years driving a black taxi cab around London, having been “shunned” by the world of football after the airing of the documentary on Channel 4. He couldn’t be more on the money”. Sites: The latest Irish and international breaking news, reports and coverage, A platform helping fund the type of in-depth journalism that the public wants to see. John talks about why TV cameras were watching, the work he was doing at Orient, his life since and makes a passionate case for a return to football. Journal Media does not control and is not responsible for the content of external websites. “All over something, to quote Teddy Sheringham when I bumped into him at the gym, ‘Sitts, it has happened a thousand times before in football and it has happened a thousand times since’. As a consequence I became very, very frustrated, and that’s how it came out. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy.

As we get ready for yet another new season, the pressure on managers to succeed is as high as it … Spurs released a statement, issuing their support to those close to him. The character, however, is as coruscating as ever. He was an excellent coach and a terrific fullback who was a delight to share a dressing room with and have as a teammate. I could barely come down stairs; could barely make a cup of tea. The Best Manager Rants in Soccer History. Wire service provided by Associated Press. Sh*t. I can't believe it, I've done it! I threw a few f-bombs and the dreaded c-bomb into the mix. I let another go, and to give you a clue, his nickname was ‘Tubby’. Podcast - 16/17 - #20 - A break from the norm with John Sitton telling his side of infamous rant, Users who like Podcast - 16/17 - #20 - A break from the norm with John Sitton telling his side of infamous rant, Users who reposted Podcast - 16/17 - #20 - A break from the norm with John Sitton telling his side of infamous rant, Playlists containing Podcast - 16/17 - #20 - A break from the norm with John Sitton telling his side of infamous rant, More tracks like Podcast - 16/17 - #20 - A break from the norm with John Sitton telling his side of infamous rant. You’re a Champion that managed a team that played with your spirit.

The hemorrhaging of money led the club to cut the first-team squad to 13 senior players whose wages were paid by the PFA, and numbers couldn’t be buttressed with loan players as Orient were slapped with an eight-month transfer embargo. order back issues and use the historic Daily Express And it’s not just limited to football.

No manager in their right mind would have gone near that job. He came across as a bumbling idiot on a wing and a prayer. You need to enable JavaScript to use SoundCloud.

#RipJustin". Please download one of our supported browsers. Users are reminded that they are fully responsible for their own created content and their own posts, comments and submissions and fully and effectively warrant and indemnify Journal Media in relation to such content and their ability to make such content, posts, comments and submissions available. 0 of 10. John Sitton and co-manager Chris Turner look on during Leyton Orient's 1995 clash with Oxford United. He followed through on his half-time promise to sack defender Terry Howard, a former team-mate of his. “When I didn’t get the courtesy of a reply, I knew football had stuck its two proverbials at me”, Sitton tells The42. Edinburgh fell unexpected ill in Monday and was rushed to hospital having suffered a cardiac arrest. Subsequent job applications went unacknowledged, up to the point he was told by one former colleague to “reinvent yourself somewhere else”.