Former Leyton Orient midfielder Matthew Brazier has died at the age of 42 after a battle with Non-Hodgkin Lymphona.

He appeared 46 times for the O’s between 2002 and 2004 and scored two goals prior to his retirement from football.

Brazier, who was born in Leytonstone, was diagnosed with the disease in March 2016.

The former O’s man came through the academy at Queens Park Rangers and played nearly 50 times for them, whilst also representing Fulham and Cardiff City throughout his career.