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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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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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US College Update 2020

  Monday, March 23, 2020

It's March, usual the time of year when US Colleges are in National Championship action, however, with the ongoing situation with the coronavirus the NCAA post-season has been cancelled. So, we’re bringing you this update of our former Manchester Magic and Mystics junior players currently out
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Academy and U18 teams get new kit and sponsors

  Tuesday, November 5, 2019

The Manchester Magic and Manchester Mystics EABL, WEABL and National League U18 teams will be the proud wearers of new match kit in the coming weeks. The club has teamed up with Alpha Performance to provide players with superbly-designed and lightweight sublimated tops and shorts for games. The bo
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Magic appoint Cantwell as Academy coach

  Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Paul Cantwell has joined Manchester Magic Academy’s coaching team for the 2019/20 season. The 28-year-old is already the lead coach for the club’s U12 community and development programme. The former Manchester Magic and Manchester Giants player, who has also head coached in France and
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Loreto College crowned U17 Boys National Schools Champions 2019

  Friday, March 29, 2019

Loreto College U17 Boys were crowned Dynamic English Schools champions after beating Charnwood College 92-78 at the National Basketball Performance Centre on Friday morning. Josh Grant was named MVP after scoring 24 points and bagging countless rebounds, with Luke Gordos (16), Malachi Boakye-Yiadom
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Academy Update 8

  Friday, January 25, 2019

Derby Trailblazers Academy defeat Manchester Magic Academy 96-73 in a northern EABL clash on Wednesday night, avenging the two point defeat suffered in Manchester earlier in the season. Derby won the first quarter 21-17 behind the hot hand of Tyler Mutemasango who drained 3 triples, a pair fro
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Academy Update 5

  Thursday, December 6, 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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