United loss a “blow”

Red Devils coach says an NPL club is crucial for our region
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Daniel Vasilevski (front left) said the loss of Murray United is a big blow for the region.

WANGARATTA City coach Daniel Vasilevski says it’s a “big blow” to the Albury/Wodonga region that Murray United has been forced to withdraw its teams from this year’s National Premier League 3 competition.

After weeks of discussion, the Border-based outfit made the tough decision to withdraw its NPL 3 license on Thursday night.

While the senior team was still playing practice matches up until last weekend, a lack of numbers in the under 18 and under 20 sides was Murray United’s undoing as both of these sides are required to be filled in order to have a senior side.

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