Steve Davis: Leyton Orient sack head coach with club 19th in National League


Steve Davis managed Crewe for more than five years before his departure in January

National League club Leyton Orient have sacked head coach Steve Davis.

The former Crewe manager, 52, took charge of the O’s in July following their relegation from League Two at the end of last season.

However, the London club have won only five of their 19 league matches in 2017-18 and are 19th in the table, three points above the relegation zone.

Ross Embleton and Dean Brill will take charge on an interim basis while a successor is found.

“There is no doubt results haven’t been up to the required levels over the last two months,” said chairman Nigel Travis,