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Gloucester City Queens coach reveals what was missing as his team lose first game without Melita Emanuel-Carr in damaging defeat to Caledonia Pride

The Gloucester City Queens suffered their first loss without star player Melita Emanuel-Carr since she was controversially released in mid-January. The Queens fell to a bruising 71-55 loss to Caledonia Pride in Edinburgh yesterday evening in a performance that showed nothing that the team stands for according to coach Jay Marriot. “My disappointment is that […]

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Gloucester City Queens Star Melita Emanuel-Carr on Black History Month and inspirational Andrea Boreland

Gloucester City Queens star Melita Emanuel-Carr has highlighted the late Andrea Boreland as one of her basketball inspirations. Emanuel-Carr was speaking during Black History Month, which took place during October. As a black woman, the month has plenty of meaning to the 26-year-old, who highlighted former London Lions coach Boreland as an inspiration. “Andrea, who […]

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“No Regrets” – Gloucester City Queens coach Jay Marriott upbeat despite first loss to Manchester Met Mystics

A 66-69 defeat to Manchester Met Mystics handed Gloucester City Queens their first loss of the WBBL season in a nail biting finish at Oxstalls Sport Park. The Queens looked down and out midway through the 4th quarter but almost made a dramatic comeback to send the game into overtime. Head coach Jay Marriott remained […]

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OPINION: Investment into Gloucester Knights is an example of why UK Basketball is on the brink of greatness

The co-chairman of Gloucester City AFC, Alex Petheram, has recently invested heavily into the city’s basketball team, Gloucester Knights, marking a major landmark in the future of Gloucestershire sport. The aim of Petheram’s co-ownership and investment is to get the Knights into the top division of Basketball in the UK to the British Basketball League […]

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LeBron James led his team to victory in the 70th NBA All-Star game as over $1 Million donated to charity

17 time All-Star Lebron James took to the court alongside the NBA’s greatest talent as the annual event took place in a unique format due to COVID-19 restrictions, which saw 2500 fans allowed in to the State Farm Arena in Atlanta. James faced off against Team Durant, picked by the injured Brooklyn Nets star Kevin […]