Beckham causes O's confusion

David Beckham's retirement has caused quite a stir across the football world - and also in the Leyton Orient ticket office.

Last Updated: 16/05/13 at 21:25

David Beckham: Not set for Orient curtain-call

David Beckham: Not set for Orient curtain-call

Former England skipper Beckham has announced he is hanging up his boots at the end of the season.

The 38-year-old's last game for Paris Saint-Germain, on May 26, will be against Ligue 1 side Lorient and not - as some fans seem to think - against League One Leyton Orient.

So the O's sent out a message on their official Twitter feed reading: "Already had a few phone calls but to clear things up Beckham's last game is against FC Lorient not us."

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ou can't blame De Gea for wanting to leave, he has enough to do in front of goal as it is as well as taking on the role of Man Utd's version of Derek Acorah in trying to contact and organise a defence that isn't there.

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f you want to take six points off Arsenal, then that's a great strike force. Can't imagine either of them showing much for the rest of the season though...

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ooks like Real get their man, most likely at their own valuation, yet again. Resistance is futile.

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