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A-League restart hit by border closure

Nathaniel Atkinson of Melbourne City is contested by Dimitri Petratos of the Newcastle Jets during the round 26 A-League match. (Photo by Ashley Feder/Getty Images)

Plans by the Australian A-League to restart its season next week have been hit after three teams failed to escape from the state of Victoria before its border was closed due to a Covid-19 flare-up