Sport is huge around the UK, and is something that is central to our society.
Some examples of work done in basketball, particularly from during my time working for Mersey Tigers (as their club website no longer exists)
Tigers establish EBL team
Mersey Tigers have entered a team in to EBL Division 4 for the upcoming season, helping to create a player pathway between the club’s academy and BBL outfit. Formed on the back of the success of the Tigers academy based at Childwall Sports College, the new team will further enhance the club’s development of young […]
Tigers launch unique sponsor prize draw
BBL treble-winners Mersey Tigers are offering businesses the chance to become their main sponsor in a unique sponsorship prize draw. For just £7,500, businesses will receive a host of sponsorship benefits and be entered in to a draw to become the main sponsor of the club – a package worth up to £50,000!
Treble-winning Tigers under new ownership
The treble-winning Mersey Tigers will enter the new season under new ownership after a local businessman took sole control of the club. The Tigers enjoyed a highly successful season on the court last term, but suffered from off-court hinderances, including problems with a regular home venue, which saw them play “home” games in Warrington and […]
Garbelotto and Thomson pick up awards
Mersey Tigers have received recognition for their superb season with Tony Garbelotto being named Coach of the Year and Andrew Thomson British Player of the Year by the UK’s Basketball Journalists Association. Garbelotto has led the Tigers to all three finals this season, as well as the league championship title, taking on Sheffield Sharks on […]
Mersey Tigers confirm new home
Mersey Tigers will have a new home for the 2011/12 season – the Knowsley Sports Village in Huyton. The sports village is part of a £25m investment in sports and leisure in the borough of Knowsley, and will be completed in September.
Garbelotto hopeful over Lawson
Mersey Tigers coach Tony Garbelotto is hopeful that Perry Lawson will be ready to face Cheshire Jets at the weekend and boost his depleted bench. Lawson has missed much of the final part of the season with a shoulder injury and didn’t feature in the quarter-final win over Leicester, as the Tigers were down to […]
Short-benched Tigers battle on
Mersey Tigers coach Tony Garbelotto has praised his paper-thin squad after they reached the BBL play-off semi-finals with just six senior players at the weekend. The treble-chasing Tigers, looking to add to their BBL Championship and BBL Trophy successes from earlier in the season, saw off Leicester Riders in an intense double header to set […]