Clarke blow for Orient

Leyton Orient skipper Nathan Clarke has been ruled out for up to five weeks with a fractured foot.

Last Updated: 12/12/12 at 16:08

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The defender picked up the injury during the 3-2 win at Portsmouth in November but the problem was initially not thought to be serious.

However, a scan has now revealed Clarke suffered a hairline fracture to his foot which will rule him out until the new year.

He has been joined on the O's casualty list by striker Michael Symes, who suffered a hamstring injury after coming on as a substitute in Saturday's 2-0 victory at Bury.

Symes looks set to miss this weekend's visit of Scunthorpe as Orient attempt to make it nine successive wins.

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