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Magic U12s claim Leeds title

  Monday, May 20, 2019

Manchester Magic have added another junior title to their trophy cabinet thanks to their U12 boys’ team. They chalked up eight wins from eight games over two days in Leeds thanks to some great attacking and defensive play. They also won a host of individual accolades, with Nathan Brown colle
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Magic U14s claim runners-up spot of Battle in the Capital

  Thursday, January 03, 2019

Manchester Magic U14s enjoyed a productive Christmas by claiming second place at the Battle in the Capital in London. They opened up the 12-team tournament with a 45-16 win over NASSA followed by a 43-20 victory over Wales before losing 34-23 to Dutch side Apollo Amsterdam. Magic still managed to
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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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Manchester Magic add 6ft 10in American centre to roster

  Friday, August 17, 2018

The Manchester Magic have signed 6ft 10in American centre Jonathan Barnes for their 2018-19 NBL Division One season. The 23-year-old joins the Magic after completing his senior year at University of Colorado-Colorado Springs (UCCS), having spent the previous three years at the University of Wyoming
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Pilkington returns to Magic for 2018-19 season

  Wednesday, August 15, 2018

The Manchester Magic have signed former Magic player Daniel Pilkington for the NBL Division One Men 2018-19 Season. The 6ft 7in, 26 year old British Forward, Pilkington, brings BBL-experience to the Magic line-up, having had a spell with former BBL-side Mersey Tigers in the 2012-13 season. In more
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