Leyton Orient Supporters Club

E10 5NF 

 

Simon Fellman

Name:  Simon Fellman – sometimes known as Loz

 

Where were you born and when?  Bethnal Green in 1939

 

Where do you live now?  Bishop’s Stortford in Hertfordshire

 

Do you have a job? What is it?   Retired.

 

What’s your favourite film?  Any film with Charles Bronson or

                                                           Clint Eastwood in it

 

………. music?  Sinatra with the Nelson Riddle Orchestra

 

……….. book?  History of the O’s

 

…………painting or picture?  Any that my wife, Lena, has painted.

 

What do you enjoy doing, away from work and football?  Watching cricket and finding country pubs

 

What is your earliest memory?  Being sent to Oxford during the war and living there for 11 years before returning to London.

 

What is your earliest football memory?  My first O’s game – on 25 February 1950 v Aldershot ….. we lost 2 – 7!

 

What’s your favourite football moment?  Malcolm Graham scoring the second goal against Bury and sending Orient into Division 1.

 

Who do you remember with affection wearing an Orient shirt?  Tommy Johnston and Peter Kitchen

 

Which manager was the best in your time?  George Petchey and Jimmy Bloomfield

 

….. and who was worst?  Dave Sexton

 

What would you change about Leyton Orient FC?  The attendances

 

When did you join the Supporters Club Committee?  1980/81 season – having spent so many happy times in the old clubhouse I thought it was time to give something back

 

What’s best about being a Committee member?  Meeting and greeting the members and organising functions for them to enjoy – particularly the quiz nights and Star Man awards dinner.

 

Who’s the joker on the Committee?  Linda and Tim.

 

What else do you want to say?  Over the 30 years that I have been on the Committee, its terrific seeing members who were teenagers, now bringing their children dressed in O’s shirts. I must also add that we have the fortune to be led by a fabulous chairman, David Dodd, who really does represent all members to the full.

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