Former Portsmouth defender Justin Edinburgh taken to hospital after falling ill

Leyton Orient have confirmed that head coach Justin Edinburgh was taken to hospital after being taken unexpectedly ill this morning.

Monday, 3rd June 2019, 3:23 pm
Updated Monday, 3rd June 2019, 4:36 pm
Former Pompey defender Justin Edinburgh

In a club statement, the O’s said they would be making ‘no further comment at this time’ and requested that the family's privacy was respected.

Edinburgh, 49, played 35 times for Pompey after moving from Spurs in 2000 for £175,000.

He guided Leyton Orient to the National League title this season to seal the club’s return to the Football League.

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Pompey sent a message of support via Twitter.

The post read: ‘Best wishes from everyone at Pompey go out to former defender Justin Edinburgh and all at Leyton Orient ’.