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Last Updated: Saturday, 2 October, 2004, 17:37 GMT 18:37 UK
Tackling Skills with BBC Sport - Notts County v Leyton Orient
Notts County lose at home to Leyton Orient
BBC Sport has teamed up with the Foyer Federation to bring you the best sports reports from budding young journalists around the country.

Tackling Skills is a project that gives Foyers residents the chance to work with BBC sports journalists to help develop their literacy and communication skills by using sport to inspire, motivate and re-engage them .

Here's a selection of reports from Meadow Lane as Notts County lose 2-1 to Leyton Orient.

Jermaine Lees

It was a great game today with Notts County vs Leyton Orient. In the first half both team's were good. Julien Baudet came back from an injury. 7 mins in to the game he scored a penalty. However he wasn't the hero for long and he picked up a yellow card not long after.

Twenty minutes into the game Leyton Orient scored with a great come back by Lee Steele. The ball was laid out on the right wing he ran up and shot in the middle of the net with great power in the ball. By the 60th minute the game had become aggressive. Leyton Orient's Mark Peters picked up a yellow card following a dreadful tackle.

Leyton Orient boss Martin Ling
Leyton Orient boss Martin Ling will be happy with his team

In the second half the speed slowed down a bit and Notts County tried to hold on but it wasn't long before Leyton Orient took over with another superb goal by Gary Alexander just outside the 12 yard box.

Notts County tried to pick up the speed again by taking off two players and putting on two strikers and increase the tempo. But it wasn't enough to get a goal back and County were booed off the pitch.

Lee Wilson

A goal for julien baudet on his return to league action wasn't enough to give Notts County any points so they dropped to 4th from bottom in championship League 2.

County had the best start by scoring the first goal in the 7th minute of the game. Julien baudet slotting home a penalty kick. Leyton Orient's player Lee Steele scored a great equaliser 13 minutes later and things stayed level until half time.

The Magpies came out all guns blazing in the second half by changing their strike force. Yourself Sofiane on loan from West Ham and Tony Scully coming on. Despite a good work rate county were unable to make an impact.

On 71 minutes the O's scored their second goal sealing the fate of County, captain Gary Alexander getting the goal.

Leyton Orient went home with the 3 points whilst Notts County were booed of the pitch.

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