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Phil Gordos Leaving Role as Manchester Magic and Mystics CEO After Five Years

  Friday, June 10, 2022

Phil Gordos has decided to step down from his role as CEO of the Club after five years in his role and before that as a Trustee. Chair of Trustees, Andrew Butterworth, thanked Phil for his contribution. “The Trustees would like to thank Phil for all his hard work and commitment over the past
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Club board adds two new trustees

  Tuesday, March 15, 2022

The club is delighted to announce the appointment of two new trustees, Morag Gilronan and John Keyes. Both Morag and John have daughters in the Manchester Mystics programme and will bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the board. A social worker by profession, Morag is already the club's s
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Mystics and Magic mourn loss of Dougie Kelshaw

  Saturday, December 18, 2021

The club is extremely shocked and saddened to learn of the passing of Dougie Kelshaw. Husband of Danielle and father of Freya and Niamh, both very talented players who came through the Manchester Mystics programme, Dougie was a long-time supporter of our work. He volunteered his time in many ways,
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Club appoints first ever junior welfare ambassador

  Friday, May 21, 2021

Manchester Magic and Mystics have appointed their first junior welfare ambassador. Darcey Gordon, a talented guard with the Mystics Academy, has agreed to take on the new role, which will enhance the work of the club’s welfare team. Darcey joined the club as a 14-year-old and has also repres
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Community sessions for year 7-11 relaunching

  Wednesday, September 25, 2019

The Manchester Magic and Mystics are excited to announce that we are relaunching our Monday and Friday sessions for school years 7-11 from Monday 7th October. We have taken this step to give boys and girls more opportunity to develop their basketball skills and therefore become better players. Eac
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Level 1 Referee Course May 2019

  Thursday, April 4, 2019

We will be running a Level 1 qualification on Saturday 18th May (10:00am-5:00pm) at the Manchester Basketball Centre. Referees manager Rick Dell will once again be organising it, so contact him to book your place or find out more. The cost is just £15. Contact Rick on 07803241172 or at rick
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Magic and Mystics establish primary school hub in Cheadle Hulme

  Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Manchester Magic and Manchester Mystics are launching a new training session in Cheadle Hulme for boys and girls at primary school. Led by our experienced and qualified coaching team, it will take place at Laurus Cheadle Hulme (SK8 5GB) on Tuesdays from 5.30-7pm and cost £4. Places will be l
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Manchester Magic and Mystics Primary Schools Basketball Festival

  Friday, November 2, 2018

Manchester Magic and Mystics welcome all children in school years 3, 4, 5 and 6 to attend our Primary Schools Basketball Festival at the Manchester Basketball Centre (Wilbram Road, Whalley Range, Manchester, M16 8GW), on Saturday 17th November at 1:00pm until 4:00pm. Our professional and friendly c
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Places going fast for Level 1 refereeing course

  Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Places on our latest Level 1 refereeing course are going fast. The course, which costs £35, is being held at the Amaechi Basketball Centre on Sunday, 13 May (10am-2.30pm). If you would like to register, contact organiser Rick Dell at or on 07803241172.


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