I was shocked to learn from an industry figure this week that he'd apparently come within a whisker of investing in my beloved Leyton Orient back in the day.
An associate of the IT exec was pondering the possibility of taking a major stake in Waltham Forest's finest football club. But that fell through, so he took a look at the Orient instead and asked my channel chum if he'd be interested.
Alas, the deal never came to pass and lower league football's loss was the IT industry's gain. I told my mate it was just as well. I'd feel slightly guilty if I'd unknowingly spent the past 20 years screaming abuse at him every Saturday.
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