Edinburgh: We're Capable Of Going Far In The FA Trophy

Leyton Orient manager Justin Edinburgh doesn’t see the FA Trophy as a distraction and wants his side to go as far as they can.

The O’s face a short trip to Bostik North side Haringey Borough on Saturday for a tricky FA Trophy first round tie.

Edinburgh picked up his first win as Orient boss last Saturday when they beat National League leaders Sutton United 4-1 at Brisbane Road.

The club’s League worries will be put to one side this weekend and Edinburgh, who led Newport County to the 2012 FA Trophy final, knows that a Wembley appearance is something to aim for.

“This is not a distraction at all for me,” he told the club’s website. “I feel it’s a competition that we can go and win.

“At the end, there’s a day out at Wembley and I don’t think the fans, players or anybody associated with Leyton Orient would turn that down.

“We’ll give Haringey the respect they deserve but we’ll go there looking to win. We want to get on a run and continue what we started last week.

“It’s been a good week, we’ve prepared the same way we did last week and the same we will going forward.”

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