Leyton Orient issue bizarre appeal to stop fox destroying their pitch

first_img 3 gameday who plays? How Arsenal could line up in Arteta’s first official game in charge – Ozil return? NEW ERA Leyton Orient have appealed for fans to bring their dogs to their ground to scare away a fox that is destroying the playing surface.A statement on the Vanarama National League club’s website called for drastic measures as the club race to ensure the pitch is playable for the new season, which begins on LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS predicted 3 How Chelsea could line up against Southampton – what system will Lampard play? A fox has tormented Leyton Orient’s ground staff in recent weeks How Liverpool could line up at Leicester with midfielder set for lengthy absence highlights 3 The club were relegated to the fifth tier in 2017 after a 112-year stay in the Football League.Orient‘s Breyer Group Stadium seats 9,000 people and has been targeted by the fox, which was spotted numerous times around the ground in recent weeks.A volunteer has been requested to patrol the pitch with a male dog, which is believed to be enough to keep the meddling creature at bay.The club will need the pitch ready for their first home game of the season on August 7, when they take on Ebbsfleet United. possible standings center_img Tottenham predicted XI to face Brighton with Mourinho expected to make big changes smart causal possible xi How Man United could line up for Newcastle clash – will Pogba start? impact ALTERED Orient have two weeks to repair any damage to the turf before their first home game of the season Every Championship club’s best signing of the decade, including Taarabt and Dack How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures The Breyer Group Stadium has been blighted by the fox’s presence Tottenham v Brighton LIVE: talkSPORT commentary and team news for Boxing Day opener Best clips, calls and talkSPORT moments of 2019, feat Hearn, McCoist and more Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade The statement reads: “A strange one we know.“The club are looking for a local O’s supporter who is able to walk their male dog around the O’s pitch during mornings and late afternoons this week at the Breyer Group Stadium.“The club have been having issues with foxes entering the playing surface at night (quite literally the only time we don’t want a fox in the box) and it is thought a dog’s presence will help prevent further pitch invasions at the Breyer Group Stadium.”Anyone able to assist the club is encouraged to contact Orient’s marketing department at [email protected]last_img read more