Chambers injury rocks Orient

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Leyton Orient have suffered an injury blow ahead of the visit of Gillingham with news that Adam Chambers will be unable to play.

The midfielder twisted an ankle in training on Monday and has been ruled out of the fixture, meaning boss Geraint Williams must reshuffle his midfield pack.

Luke Summerfield will continue in the side after having his loan deal from Plymouth extended for a third month and he should partner Sean Thornton again in the middle of the park.

Goalkeeper Jamie Jones and Jimmy Smith both earned recalls to the side in the 1-0 defeat against Leeds at Elland Road last week and they are set for a starting berth again.

Orient go into the game against the Gills, who are winless on the road all season, freshened up by having a blank weekend following their first round FA Cup exit.

Gillingham boss Mark Stimson could decide to name an unchanged starting line-up.

The Gills booked a place in the FA Cup third round with a 1-0 win over League Two Burton at the weekend and Stimson looks likely to give the same 11 players another chance to impress.

One change that Stimson could contemplate making is bringing Kevin Maher back into the side after he was rested on Saturday.

Everyone reported back to training on Monday fit and healthy, so Danny Jackman (shoulder) and Simon King (ankle ligaments) remain the club's only long-term injury victims.

The Gills will travel to Brisbane Road desperate to arrest their dismal away form having returned from their last six trips on the road without any reward.

They remain the only club in the division without an away win this term.

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