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Academy Update 5

  Thursday, December 06, 2018

Manchester Magic Academy secured a 10 point win with a 45-55 road victory over The Sheffield College. This first quarter was a close affair, with the visitors holding a narrow 10-11 advantage, as both teams played solid defence. A dominant second period from Manchester turned out to be the differen
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Fisher gets D1 head coach role at Magic

  Monday, December 03, 2018

Manchester Magic have appointed Simon Fisher as their new Division One head coach. The former England U16 and Wales U16 coach replaces Aurimas Verbukas, aka Coach Ollie, and will begin work this week. “It is an immense honour to be asked to lead the senior men's team,” said Fisher, who
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Magic add Pouale and Bell as Davenport is released

  Saturday, September 29, 2018

The Manchester Magic have announced the signing of form junior Loick Pouale and the return of Richard Bell. Pouale returns to the Magic after spells at Lancashire Spinners and Leeds Force. He averaged 16.8 points per game, 6.6 rebounds per game and 2.3 assists per game in 21 games for the Spinners
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Magic pre-season round up

  Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Manchester Magic Senior men's pre-season schedule is complete. On the surface, a 0-4 record doesn't read well. Let's take a closer look at what positives there have been and what lessons can be learned heading into the first game of the season on Saturday, where the Magic take on Team Newcastle in t
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Pilkington named captain, Houghton vice-captain

  Monday, September 17, 2018

Manchester Magic Head Coach Aurimas Verbukas has named Daniel Pilkington as team captain and Josh Houghton as vice-captain for the 2018-19 NBL Division One season. Daniel is delighted to be named as captain of the club's senior team having developed his game as a junior at the club as he explains,
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16 year old Gordos puts in MVP performance on senior debut

  Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Manchester Magic Junior Luke Gordos was voted game MVP by the fans on twitter after impressing during pre-season friendly against USA Select on Tuesday evening at the Manchester Basketball Centre. The 16 year old joined the senior team practises this off-season off the back of an impressive display
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England U18 squad announced for Haris Tournament

  Friday, December 23, 2016

Deng Camp stars Zion Tordoff, Kayne Henry-McCalla, Micah Savery-Richards and Caleb Fuller all feature in England's U18 squad for next week's Haris Tournament at the Amaechi Basketball Centre in Manchester. Worthing Thunder's 6ft 6in centre Hosana Kitenge, who has only just turned 16, is also named
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Get ready for another action-packed Haris Tournament

  Thursday, December 22, 2016

You can see some of the country’s top youngsters in action next week when the annual Haris Memorial Tournament gets under way at the Amaechi Basketball Centre. The national teams of England and Ireland will both be presented in the Under-18 competition, alongside City of Edinburgh, Derby Trai
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British trio return for Magic

  Monday, August 15, 2016

Three key players from the Manchester Magic's stunning 2015/16 season will be back at the club for the forthcoming campaign. Guard Jack Minister, 6ft 10in centre Lee Goldsbrough and point guard Kayin Darbey have all committed to coach Paul Middleton's squad. "It's really pleasing that we will once
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