Barrett calls it a day
By Simon Fudge
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
The 39-year-old accepted a settlement to his contract at Brisbane Road which would have allowed him to sign for a non-league club on their transfer deadline day on Monday, but the move collapsed at the last minute.
He will continue to work in his coaching role with the O's' trio of custodians - Lee Harrison, Glenn Morris and Paul Jones - and he may return in that position next season.
"Scott was hoping to join a non-league club to play until the end of the season," manager Paul Brush told the club's official website.
"But the move never materialised in the end and the deadline has now passed.
"Scott will still coach our other goalkeepers during the week but won't be available to play for the first team.
"He's been with us for four years now and done an excellent job, and he wanted to sort something out for next year so he could continue playing and hopefully he'll still be able to do that."
Meanwhile, Conference club Barnet have accepted Orient's offer of £10,000 for on-loan Lee Harrison and the club are hoping the keeper will complete his transfer to Brisbane Road soon.