Cheshire Phoenix

Cheshire Phoenix is a professional basketball club based at the Northgate Arena in Chester. Members of the British Basketball League (BBL), the club was previously known as Cheshire Jets, Chester Jets and Ellesmere Port Jets.

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Prince Edward visits Ellesmere Port today

The Earl of Wessex to open new £15m Ellesmere Port Sports Village

Cheshire Phoenix appoint James Brice as general manager

Lifelong supporter to combine full-time position with his role as assistant coach

Former Cheshire Phoenix head coach John Coffino

Outgoing John Coffino pays tribute to 'unbelievable' Cheshire Phoenix fans

Former Nix head coach, who left the club on Monday, extends thanks to fans, club and former chairman Andrew Donaldson

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Cheshire Phoenix head coach John Coffino will not be returning next season

John Coffino leaves Cheshire Phoenix

American coach will not be calling the plays at the Cheshire Oaks Arena next season

Chester Jets v Derby Storm in 2001. David Langrell in action

IN PICTURES: The final buzzer for basketball at the Northgate Arena

Cheshire Phoenix do the Northgate proud as the final game is played at the Chester venue

Cheshire Phoenix head coach John Coffino

John Coffino expresses pride in Cheshire Phoenix players after play-off semi-final heartbreak

Nix head coach pays emotional tribute to players and fans after BBL Play-off final exit at hands of London Lions in last ever game at the Northgate Arena

David Aliu in action for Cheshire Phoenix in the BBL Play-off semi-final on Sunday

Heartbreak for Cheshire Phoenix as they narrowly miss out on BBL Play-off final

Nix beat London Lions in last ever game at the Northgate Arena but lose on on aggregate to miss out on O2 Arena appearance

Cheshire Phoenix captain David Aliu

David Aliu hoping to give Northgate Arena perfect send off ahead of crucial Cheshire Phoenix semi-final

Phoenix captain's side are just two games away from a BBL Play-off final appearance at the O2 Arena and bring the curtain down on 21-years at the Northgate on Sunday night against London Lions

Cheshire Phoenix head coach John Coffino

Cheshire Phoenix head coach John Coffino says he has never been more happy about a loss

Phoenix beaten 86-87 by Glasgow Rocks in quarter-final second leg but advance to BBL Play-Off semi-final after aggregate success

Taylor King was superb on Sunday against Glasgow Rocks

WATCH: Taylor King on Cheshire Phoenix BBL Play-Off quarter final win over Glasgow Rocks

Phoenix to face London Lions in the BBL Play-Off semi-final for a place in the final at the O2 Arena

John Coffino says his side are ready for Rocks test

We're ready for play-off test, says Cheshire Phoenix head coach John Coffino

Nix coach believes recent games have prepared his side for their BBL Play-Off double header against Glasgow Rocks this weekend

John Coffino

Cheshire Phoenix to face Glasgow Rocks in BBL Play-Offs

Phoenix head coach John Coffino says troops will be ready for 'tough' double header this weekend

Adrien Sturt

WATCH: Adrien Sturt on Cheshire Phoenix win over Sheffield Sharks

Australian big man leads from the front to help Cheshire register 75-68 success in the final regular season BBL game to be played at the Northgate Arena

Cheshire Phoenix head coach John Coffino

Cheshire Phoenix: Weekend preview

Nix face testing clashes with Newcastle Eagles and Sheffield Sharks

Worcester Wolves were last year's BBL Play-Off champions

OPINION: Televising BBL Play-Off final on the BBC a huge step forward

Exposure of the sport at the sell-out final at London's O2 Arena next month will give British game a major boost

Martyn Gayle (right) is aiming for play-off glory

Martyn Gayle wants to be a screen star for Cheshire Phoenix

British guard aiming to be a part of the action at next month's televised BBL Play-Off final

David Aliu

WATCH: David Aliu on Cheshire Phoenix win over Durham Wildcats

Phoenix on fire as they overpower Durham at the Northgate Arena to claim 91-58 success

David Aliu is in line for his 200th BBL appearance this weekend

Cheshire Phoenix v Durham Wildcats: Match preview

Strugglers have lost their last 11 BBL fixtures

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