Leyton Orient Supporters Club

E10 5NF 

 

Peter Norwood

Name:  Peter Alfred Norwood (just Peter’ll do)

 

Where were you born and when?  Hackney E8

 

Where do you live now?  Abbey Wood SE2

 

Do you have a job? What is it?  Linen Rentals Manager

                                                         for Bates of London

 

What’s your favourite music?  The Cure, White Stripes, Muse,

Smiths, Smashing Pumpkins, Oasis… anything my daughter puts

on my Ipod

 

……….. book?   A Man Walks into a Pub by Pete Brown

 

…………painting or picture?  Slave Ship by J.M.W.Turner

 

What do you enjoy doing, away from work and football?   Church Bellringing, Real Beer, Cycling and Eating Out  

 

What is your earliest memory?  Playing on the swings on holiday in Laysdown

 

What is your earliest football memory?  O’s v Luton 1976 O’s won 3-0

 

What’s your favourite football moment?  1988-89 Play off win v Wrexham in the old West Stand, 2005-2006 Promotion at Oxford on the Last Game of the season, 2002 F.A. Cup Beating Portsmouth 4-1 at Fratton Park

 

Who do you remember with affection (or loathing) wearing an Orient shirt?  Peter Kitchen, Matt Lockwood, John Chidozie, Peter Allen, Bill Roffey & Andrew Lloyd Webber (in the Press rather than in person!)

 

Which manager was the best in your time?  Jimmy Bloomfield

 

….. and who was worst?  Peter Eustace

 

What would you change about Leyton Orient FC?  The lack of ambition, any room for expansion has been taken up by flats. The number of academy players that don’t make it into the first team.

 

When did you join the Supporters Club Committee?  Last season

 

………… why?  Had been helped out a couple of times and felt that after years as a customer it was time to give something back to the Club. Being a keen beer drinker it was also a way of helping promote real beers.

 

What’s best about being a Committee member?  The staff, the customers and the beer.

 

Who’s the joker on the Committee?  Tim… But only one new joke per season.

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Peter's shorts

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