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Cheshire Phoenix

Cheshire Phoenix is a professional basketball club based at the 1,400 seater Cheshire Oaks Arena at Ellesmere Port Sports Village Members of the British Basketball League (BBL), the club was previously known as Cheshire Jets, Chester Jets and Ellesmere Port Jets and are currently coached by John Lavery.


Cheshire Phoenix sign American guard Marcel Mosley

Mosley arrives following a season in Spain and becomes fourth new signing for Colin O'Reilly

Colin O'Reilly in his Cheshire Jets days

Cheshire Phoenix head coach Colin O'Reilly wants winning mentality

Nix chief wants club to forge an identity in the BBL

Kaj-Bjorn Sherman has signed for Cheshire Phoenix

Cheshire Phoenix snap up centre Kaj-Bjorn Sherman

New arrival holds a British passport and has experience of playing in Spain

Cheshire Phoenix general manager James Brice

Cheshire Phoenix: James Brice says club mean business this season

General manager delighted with recruitment so far following additions of Josh Wilcher and Jamell Anderson

Hundreds of swimmers will hit the water in Chester for the historic Dee Mile swimming race

Historic Dee Mile race will see swimmers make a splash this weekend

Organisers inviting members of the public to turn up and watch the action

New Cheshire Phoenix signing Jamell Anderson

Cheshire Phoenix land Jamell Anderson for new season

Forward and Great Britain international joins after successful spell with Leicester Riders

David Aliu has announced his retirement

Cheshire Phoenix: BBL legend David Aliu announces retirement

Phoenix skipper has decided to call time on his 12-year career in the professional game

Danny Huffor

Cheshire Phoenix: Blow as Danny Huffor signs for Worcester Wolves

Nix had been hopeful of keeping Huffor but he has signed with BBL rivals

A packed Cheshire Oaks Arena on Sunday night

Cheshire Phoenix: BBL fixtures for 2016/17 season released

New head coach Colin O'Reilly will start his tenure away at Worcester Wolves on September 23

Kinu Rochford in action for Cheshire Phoenix last season

Ex-Cheshire Phoenix ace Kinu Rochford joins French club

Rochford has signed with French Pro-B side Saint Chamond Basket

John Coffino

Former Cheshire Phoenix head coach John Coffino out in China

Coffino is head coach of the Luoyang Stars and has been coaching a touring side

Colin O'Reilly in his Cheshire Jets days

Cheshire Phoenix appoint Colin O'Reilly as head coach

Former player takes over at Cheshire Oaks Arena after successful spell in Ireland

Taylor King in action for Cheshire Phoenix

Taylor King: Ex-Cheshire Phoenix star on his road to redemption

Touted as a future NBA star in high school, King has endured a career blighted by controversy but now he's on the rise again

The Cheshire Oaks Arena at Ellesmere Port Sports Village, home of Cheshire Phoenix

Cheshire Phoenix: Search for new head coach nears conclusion

Club yet to announce replacement for John Lavery but believed to have found their man

Cheshire Phoenix made the BBL play-off semi final last season

Cheshire Phoenix seeking to add to club board

Finance director, child welfare director and logistics director roles all available

Sedale Hanson-Young

Cheshire Phoenix ace Sedale Hanson-Young makes US switch

Teenage point guard will attend Notre Dame Prep in Massachusetts for a year before embarking on college basketball in America

Cheshire Phoenix general manager James Brice

Cheshire Phoenix closing in on new head coach

Phoenix are set to announce new man next week

Niel Gillard, 23, from Ellesmere Port who has been named North West Player of the Year by the Basketball England National Basketball Development League (NBDL). Niel (right) receives his award from Liam Wordsworth, National Leagues and Events Officer for Basketball England. Pic credit: Mansoor Ahmed/Ahmedphotos.

Ellesmere Port basketball star gains regional title

Proud and honoured to have been voted for

John Lavery is out as Cheshire Phoenix head coach

Cheshire Phoenix delighted by quality of applicants for head coach's role

Club has received CVs from Europe and America as they hunt John Lavery's replacement

Wheely good news for basketball club

Fundraising and sponsorship backing for Cheshire Phoenix Wheelchair Basketball Club


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