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Ex-Magic junior Ani ready for Bayern challenge

  Saturday, November 28, 2020

Jason Ani was heading to the United States after securing a move to top prep outfit Hillcrest in Arizona after ending his junior career with Manchester Magic. But visa issues amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic meant the former Loreto Sixth Form College and St Peter’s RC High School student c
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Haris Tournament 2020 cancelled but will return in 2021

  Friday, November 27, 2020

The Haris Charalambous Memorial Basketball Tournament will not take place next month because of the COVID-19 pandemic. But the annual show-piece, which sees some of the top UK Under-18 men’s teams take on visitors from Europe and the United States, will return in 2021 after securing the conti
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Lockdown: What Government's new ruling means for basketball

  Wednesday, November 4, 2020

The UK Government has imposed a four-week national lockdown as part of increased measures to tackle the spread of Covid-19 following a vote by MPs on Wednesday, November 4. Basketball England have sought guidance from the Department of Media, Culture and Sport (DCMS), Sport England and&nb
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Register for trials and new U10 programme

  Friday, July 31, 2020

Manchester Magic and Manchester Mystics are recruiting boys and girls for their new U10 development programme. They are looking for players in Years 3, 4 and 5 who want to improve and become part of one of the leading junior basketball programmes in the UK. The Magic and Mystics have won more than
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Mystics U18s and Academy gets new head coach

  Wednesday, July 29, 2020

The Manchester Mystics have appointed Paul Cantwell as the new head coach of their Academy and U18 teams. The former pro player, who has coached in the US and Europe, led the club’s U12 boys’ development programme last season. Paul will continue to play an important role at all levels
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Magic and Mystics expand NBL programme

  Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Manchester Magic and Manchester Mystics will field one of their largest ever entries in the National Basketball League for the 2020/21 season. And in an exciting development for the club, the Mystics have also applied to enter a senior women’s team in Division 2 for the coming campaign. The
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Q&A with US-bound Jade Mbam

  Friday, June 12, 2020

Jade Mbam is one of Manchester’s rising basketball stars. The Wythenshawe teenager is a Great Britain U16 and U18 international who has represented Manchester Mystics at WBBL and National League level following her move from Tameside in 2016. Now the 18-year-old guard is off the USA to pursue
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Alumni Pro-player Update 2020

  Tuesday, April 14, 2020

We've covered our former players in the US College System, now it's time to take a look at how our former players have been getting on in professional/semi-professional leagues around the world. Princess Adeogun – Essex Rebels (WBBL) Princess Adeogun was playing at Essex Rebels finish in 8th
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NBL and JNBL 2019-20 league placings confirmed with league titles galore for Magic and Mystics

  Friday, March 27, 2020

Basketball England have announced league placings of all teams after the premature conclusion of the NBL regular season due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Basketball England have released details on how all NBL and Jnr. NBL competitions have been finalised for the 2019/20 season. After analysis of a num
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