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Nugent takes charge of Leyton Orient on Saturday

PUBLISHED: 12:49 25 September 2014 | UPDATED: 12:49 25 September 2014

Leyton Orient Manager Russell Slade  Pic: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Leyton Orient Manager Russell Slade Pic: Nick Potts/PA Wire

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Assistant boss Kevin Nugent will step into the breach left by Russell Slade for the clash with Rochdale on Saturday

Leyton Orient assistant boss Kevin Nugent will take charge of Saturday’s League One match against Rochdale at Brisbane Road on Saturday following the departure of boss Russell Slade.

Slade resigned on Wednesday night after being refused permission to speak to Cardiff City about their vacant managerial role, and he was spotted at the Cardiff training ground this morning.

The caretaker manager role will not be a new thing for former O’s player Nugent, as it will be the third time he has taken on the role since returning to Brisbane Road in 2007 as youth team manager.

He stepped into the breach in January 2009 when Martin Ling and assistant Dean Smith were fired, winning once in four games.

And then he was called on again in April 2010 when Geraint Williams was relieved of his duties, taking charge of a 2-1 defeat by Southampton before returning to the assistant boss job after the appointment of Slade.

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