National Premier Leagues (NPL) is the preferred and most recognised pathway to becoming a professional footballer in Australia. It is the second tier of Football that underpins the national A-League competition.

Nationally there are approximately 134 NPL football clubs. In Victoria there are 34 clubs including A-League clubs Melbourne Victory and Melbourne City.

Murray United has 8 teams competing in the FV National Premier Leagues (NPL) Competition – they are U12, U13, U14, U15, and U16 boys teams. We are also fully accredited and licenced to run the Skill Acquisition Program (SAP) for boys up to U11 and girls up to U12 as foundation for NPL participation.

To ensure talented female players in regional areas also have the opportunity to access the NPL pathway, players in regions without WNPL representation are permitted to play down one age group in the regional NPL boys team/s.


Are you driven to be the best you can be, committed to achieving goals and have a positive attitude? Then you might just have what it takes to play NPL for Murray United.

Murray United FC is looking for players with great attitudes who want to improve and play at their best, be their best, learn from the best, who like a challenge and aspire to a career in football.

We will help you reach your potential; to become technically sound, intelligent players with good decision-making skills. Our aim is not only to produce players who will play in future National Youth League, Westfield Women’s League or Hyundai A-League squads, but to also produce players that have a genuine love for the game and continue to enjoy playing football at any level.

If you are interested in playing for Murray United FC please email your CV to [email protected]