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.

Akeem Ellis in action for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers

Former NBA D-League man Akeem Ellis signs for Cheshire Phoenix

Coppin State University graduate arrives following a successful season in Canada's NBL with Brampton A's

New Cheshire Phoenix signing Jeff Dirkin, out of Rollins College, Florida

Cheshire Phoenix new recruit Jeff Dirkin on returning to his roots

American big man from Chicago talks personal loss, his athletic family tree and conversational Japanese

Cheshire Phoenix Wheelchair Basketball Club have had their new kit sponsored by Jane Lewis Healthcare

Cheshire Phoenix Wheelchair Basketball Club boosted by sponsorship from Jane Lewis

Chester-based community club have had their kit sponsored by the healthcare specialists

New Cheshire Phoenix signing Will Faiivae

Cheshire Phoenix sign American forward Will Faiivae

Texas A&M International graduate arrives at the Nix on the back of a successful season playing in Bolivia

Cheshire Phoenix captain David Aliu

The unlikely career path paved with success for Cheshire Phoenix star David Aliu

From Toxteth to Kentucky, via Las Vegas, how a Liverpool teenager made his mark in professional basketball

Phoenix general manager James Brice

Recruitment approach will mean more stability, says Cheshire Phoenix general manager

Nix GM James Brice says club's considered approach will avoid high turnover of players that has dogged past two years

Cheshire Phoenix skipper David Aliu

Cheshire Phoenix captain David Aliu excited for new BBL campaign

Veteran forward believes move to new arena and training facilities will give his side an advantage this season

New Cheshire Phoenix signing Jeff Dirkin, out of Rollins College, Florida

Cheshire Phoenix add American big man Jeff Dirkin to roster

Club make fourth signing of the summer, recruiting 23-year-old forward out of Rollins College, Florida

The Cheshire Oaks Arena at Ellesmere Port Sports Village, the Nix's new home

Cheshire Phoenix move to new arena has created a buzz about town, says general manager

Nix GM James Brice says that club's move to new home in Ellesmere Port will help the club grow and flourish

Cheshire Phoenix general manager James Brice

Flurry of new signings imminent, says Cheshire Phoenix general manager James Brice

New Nix GM says that fans will be pleased with roster as he reveals recruitment is complete

New Cheshire Phoenix signing Sedale Hanson-Young in action for Englnd under-18s at the FIBA European Championships

Sedale Hanson-Young ready to play his part for Cheshire Phoenix

New Phoenix signing aiming to showcase his talent's in the BBL this season and help the club achieve on-court success

Cheshire Phoenix head coach John Lavery

John Lavery remaining patient as Cheshire Phoenix close in on further signings

Head coach pleased with how squad is shaping up and hopes to have added more bodies by early August

Local heroes of Chester honoured at Dee 106.3 awards

Annual awards honour city's bravest

New Cheshire Phoenix signing Sedale Hanson-Young in action for England

Cheshire Phoenix add England international Sedale Hanson-Young to roster

Eighteen-year-old becomes second new face of the close season for head coach John Lavery's side

Sean McGonagill was a standout performer for Brown University

What can Cheshire Phoenix fans expect from new signing Sean McGonagill?

McGonagill's former head coach at Brown University, Mike Martin, gives the Chronicle a flavour of what the point guard is all about

Cheshire Phoenix chairman Mike Burton, left, and general manager James Brice

Cheshire Phoenix announce merger with Cheshire Panthers junior side

Established Panthers teams to merge with the Phoenix to become professional BBL club's long-term junior partner

Sean McGonagill has signed for Cheshire Phoenix

New Cheshire Phoenix signing Sean McGonagill ready to put the work in

Brown University graduate aiming to make an impact on the court for the Nix during the forthcoming season

Cheshire Phoenix start the 2015/26 BBL season away at Leeds Force before a home clash with Manchester Giants

Cheshire Phoenix to face Manchester Giants in first game at new arena

Nix begin BBL season away to Leeds Force before new era at Cheshire Oaks gets underway with visit of North West rivals

New Cheshire Phoenix signing Sean McGonagill

Cheshire Phoenix sign former Brown University standout Sean McGonagill

Irish/American guard becomes the first new face of the summer for Nix head coach John Lavery

Cheshire Phoenix general manager James Brice, left, with Richard Burnett, partner at Hillyer McKeown

Cheshire Phoenix announce sponsorship extension with law firm Hillyer McKeown

Firm have extended their partnership for another season and will be increasing their financial commitment

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