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Mystics U14 record big win over Spinners

  Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Mystics U14s began the 2016-17 season with an emphatic 133-18 away win at Lancashire Spinners last Sunday. (I was going to call it the 2016-17 campaign but that makes it sound like part of a war and this game was anything but as brutal as the scoreline suggests. It was played and officiated in treme
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Magic and Mystics players get England call

  Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Magic's Aaron Martin, Josh Grant, Saul May and Greg Wild and Mystics' Ashana Hinds and Khia Lee have been selected in the initial England Under 15/16 Squads following the Under 15 Regional Development Tournament. There is a new development for the 2016/17 season in that all youth national teams will
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Mystics Season Preview

  Wednesday, September 28, 2016

As the WBBL season draws closer and the Mystics roster nears completion, I caught up with returning stalwarts Jade Lucas and Nicola Welling to gauge their thoughts ahead of the new campaign. MM: You've been part of the set-up here for a long time now. What is it that keeps you coming back year after
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Mystics add Bailey and Clayden

  Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Manchester Mystics have added experienced guards Rheanne Bailey and Joanna Clayden to their WBBL squad for the 2016/17 season.Bailey, 24, is a former Great Britain Under-20 international, while Clayden, 32, has appeared for the senior GB side."Both players bring much needed skills to the squad," sai
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Mystics U16 see off Wildcats

  Monday, September 26, 2016

Manchester Mystics welcomed Nottingham Wildcats to ABC as both teams opened the league campaign for 2016/17. Following a summer of tireless work, the home team were raring to go, and got of to a strong start, scoring straight off the tip. Strong defence by the Mystics was causing the visitors to co
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Anumba brothers help down Spinners

  Saturday, September 24, 2016

Brothers Simon and Michael Anumba combined for 27 points as Manchester Magic defeated local rivals Lancashire Spinners 66-52 at Castle Leisure Centre in Bury in the National Trophy. Simon had a game-high 17 points and younger sibling Michael notched 10 as the reigning champions improved to 2-0 in p
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Mystics add Olympian Allen

  Friday, September 23, 2016

Manchester Mystics have confirmed they will have a second senior Great Britain team member on their roster for the forthcoming 2016-17 WBBL campaign after swooping to sign Dominique Allen who represented her country at London 2012.Following on from the news that point guard Georgia Jones will be wea
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Club mourns Peter Minister

  Thursday, September 22, 2016

The club is very sad to announce the death of Peter Minister at the age of 59. The father of Jack, who plays for our senior men, and Kate, who played for our age-group girls teams some years ago, Peter was a very big supporter of the Magic and Mystics. His background as a top player in Manche
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Mystics U14s ready after tough build-up

  Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Mystics U14s prepared for the new season with two physically demanding friendlies against Lancashire Spinners U16 girls and Sefton U14 boys. Despite the height and strength disadvantages, plus having to play with a bigger basketball than they are used to - a size 6 rather than a 5 - Mystics acqu
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