NPL name down to three

WE hear the Border’s NPL licence holders are desperately close to settling on a name.

The decision is expected in the coming weeks with at least three options still on the table.

Then it will be the job of those with some artistic licence to turn it into a logo for a launch that may happen by the end of next month.

But already the competition is fulfilling its role of providing a pathway to elite soccer.

Sideline Spy understands that the newly appointed Shepparton coach, in the club’s first year in the national second-tier league, has already been approached to take up roles in the A-League.

The bush telegraph has at least three clubs looking at his credentials.