Murton into Durham Alliance

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Murton have joined the Durham Alliance League.

Murton finished bottom of the Northern Alliance’s Premier Division last season and resigned from the league before missing out on a place in the Wearside League.

Long-serving Durham Alliance League secretary Bob Sinclair told the Echo: “We have accepted Murton AFC into the league for the next season and I expect them to be an asset to the league.”

Murton follow fellow newcomers Sherburn Village WMC into the league.