Oh-Ori-Ori

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The parallels between fandom and religious faith are everywhere. With statistics pointing to more and more people announcing that they have no set religious belief there are areas where similar levels of devotion and community can be found.

A club like Leyton Orient FC is worlds away from the lights, and money, of the Premier League. Fans don't attend games solely for the football. Home and away, supporters find their own community; people from all walks of life who come together for a shared experience - builders next to bankers singing their hearts out every Saturday afternoon.

'Oh-Ori-Ori' (2019) documents this community over the highs and lows of the 2018/19 season. A season which ended in the O's promotion back into the Football League and the heartbreaking untimely death of their manager Justin Edinburgh. 

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This project culminated in the self-published book 'Oh-Ori-Ori' (2019). Thank you to all those at Leyton Orient FC and the amazing O's fans for all their help and support.