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The visit of Leyton Orient is likely to be one of the st6andour fixtures of any National League side this season.

With this in mind, Boreham Wood manager Luke Garrad has called for the club’s fans to turn out in force when the O’s arrive at Meadow Park tomorrow.

The Wood boss wants his side to match high-flying Orient, who are second in the table and believes vocal support can help them do just that.

“It is fantastic, and we want to be able to give them a game, but we need our supporters to get behind us,” he said.

“We may not have the thousands that Orient do, but we’ve got a very loyal and very noisy fan-base, who live for days like this.”

With over 1,000 O’s fans expected to be in attendance, tomorrow’s match could see Meadow Park welcome a record crowd.

Garrard knows the Wood faithful will have to be in full voice to compete with Orient in the stands.

“I would love to shatter our attendance record, but I want it to be our own doing. I want it to be because the Wood army turned up in their droves to back us on what could be our biggest day of the season,” he said.

“It would be a huge achievement to beat our attendance record and we are itching to do so.

“We want to make Boreham Wood supporters out of the whole town and Saturday is a big opportunity to do that.

“With so many Orient supporters expected to attend, of course we are going to need our fans to come out in full force. It is a big game and one we will be right up for.”

Garrard is under no illusions as to the threat posed by an Orient side which is unbeaten in four after picking up back-to-back wins.

The Wood boss believes strong displays against some of the division’s other big sides provides evidence they can cause an upset.

“of course, we’re confident, we’ve shown against the likes of Aldershot, Torquay and Tranmere that we can beat anybody on our day,” he said.

“We are a community club and we want more of you to be part of what we are doing here, so get down to Meadow Park on Saturday and help us to shatter our attendance record.”

Victory tomorrow could see Wood climb as high as fifth in the table, depending on how results elsewhere pan out.