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Matchroom Stadium (ATT 3,835) 20th January 2009 - Kick off 19:45 Ref: O Langford

Leyton Or Leyton Orient vs Southend United Southend

Shrimpers peg back Os

Walker strike breaks Orient hearts

Last Updated: 20/01/09 10:58pm

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Walker: Late leveller

Walker: Late leveller

Leyton Orient missed the chance to move out of the League One relegation zone after being held 1-1 by Southend.

The Os led early on when Adam Boyd curled home past Steve Mildenhall on 11 minutes with a delightful right-footed finish.

Teenager Baker, on his full debut, twice tested Mildenhall, while the Shrimpers' only first-half threat came when a clearance from home keeper Glenn Morris rebounded off Alex Revell and went inches wide.

Southend's Kevin Betsy cut inside and fired wide as the second half opened with their first clear-cut chance.

Walker soon looked lively when he came on in midfield, and when Orient's defence got themselves into a muddle Revell fired over. He was injured in the tackle as he shot and was stretchered off.

That resulted in six minutes of added time, and at the death Orient defenders nervously allowed Walker to work his way in from the left and fire a superb right-foot shot into the top corner.

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Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 18 36
2 Swindon Town 18 35
3 Preston North End 18 34
4 Milton Keynes Dons 15 30
5 Sheffield United 17 30
6 Notts County 17 29
7 Peterborough United 18 27
8 Oldham Athletic 18 27
9 Rochdale 17 26
10 Fleetwood Town 18 25
11 Chesterfield 18 24
12 Bradford City 18 23
13 Barnsley 17 22
14 Walsall 18 22
15 Port Vale 18 22
16 Doncaster Rovers 16 21
17 Crawley Town 18 21
18 Coventry City 18 20
19 Leyton Orient 18 19
20 Gillingham 18 18
21 Colchester United 18 17
22 Yeovil Town 18 17
23 Scunthorpe United 17 16
24 Crewe Alexandra 18 15

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