Allan clearance bungle an innocent mistake


A COMMUNICATION breakdown has been revealed as the reason behind star midfielder Jamie Allan’s clearance to Milawa being knocked back.

The Demons announced a fortnight ago that they had secured the prized signature of Allan, however, the former O&M Morris Medallist’s transfer was denied by Doutta Stars.

But the Stars confirmed early this week that Allan would be free to leave, with Milawa coach Josh Owen also saying the denied clearance was an innocent mistake.

“There was just a bit of miscommunication,” he said.

“Doutta (Stars) have a general manager and he just hadn’t spoken with the girls who do the paperwork.

“So basically when the application when through they didn’t know anything about and just pressed deny.”

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