Rockets So Close To First Win

For a second consecutive Sunday, City of Birmingham Rockets came within touching distance of eliminating Division 3 outfit Team Wolverhampton from a knockout competition, only to be cruelly denied once again in a nail biting finish. The Rockets led by five points going into the final quarter of the National Shield 1st round encounter at […]

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Hakeem Olajuwon City of Birmingham Summer Camp 2017

We are absolutely delighted to announce that the Hakeem Olajuwon City of Birmingham Summer Basketball Camp will return in 2017 between Monday 31st July – Friday 4th August. It’s not to be missed so put the dates in your diary and full details will be published shortly!    

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West Midlands Basketball League News Update

Community Sporting News Flash: Welcome to the 6th Annual West Midlands Basketball League End of Season bash. One of the UK biggest regional basketball leagues, begins its countdown, to their annual end of season extravaganza. As always players and teams from around the West Midlands gather to celebrate all that is good about the sport, […]

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Does Cruyff’s most famous quote help solve Birmingham basketball’s problem?

With the sad passing of Dutch football icon Johann Cruyff, his quotes appear to be getting as much exposure as his legendary footwork.  Take “Playing football is very simple, but playing simple football is the hardest thing there is”. Now, having seen previous local teams try and fail, City of Birmingham Basketball Club have resisted […]

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Performance Trials 2016 – Boys and Girls: Saturday 11th June

Please find below information relating to the forthcoming FREE City of Birmingham Basketball Performance Club Trials on Saturday 11TH June at Nechells Wellbeing Centre. ALL youngsters interested in playing basketball are invited, with the chance to join our successful Performance Squads (Boys and Girls). After 13 seasons of competing at the highest level nationally, CoB continues to […]

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Season Review and Awards Day – Saturday 21st May

The review of a hugely satisfying 2015-16 season will be held on Saturday 21st May 2016 at Nechells. This is a season highlight for the club and all members will be in attendance.  Award winners from each team will also be announced from the lists of nominees.

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Weekend Preview 19-21 Feb

The men’s team have a weekend off this week, the only two fixtures in the division on Saturday seeing the top two facing away fixtures.  The heart would say that defeats for Cardiff Met and Coventry might see CoB overtake them and win the division; the head however would take wins for them over the […]

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Project Hub

COB are really pleased to be delivering 6 new basketball clubs across Birmingham as part of Project Hub. We are proud to have been selected by Sport Birmingham and the British Basketball Foundation as the chosen provider of these new sites which will each offer 6 hours of participation basketball. Detailed below is information on […]

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The D:Ream Team!

Havoc at CoB as Things Can Only Get Better! Coaches at City of Birmingham were left star-struck on Monday at Nechells Wellbeing Centre, after returning for duty from a busy weekend of fixtures.  Pandemonium ensued as the previously heralded coaching team seemingly turned into a bunch of young teenage girls at a Justin Bieber concert, […]

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CoB U13 -v- Sheffield Junior Sharks U13

Dame Elizabeth Cadbury Sports Hall – Sunday 22 March With CoB under 13’s having made 2nd place in the Midland division, and that only due to a mid-season dip, it was time for business – the National League play-offs. Not a first for the club, or the under 13’s team, but a first for me […]

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City of Birmingham -v- Loughborough Student Riders

Nechells Sports Centre – Saturday 24 January After an encouraging performance against unbeaten Doncaster Eagles,there was hope of an upset against second placed Loughborough Student Riders, in the push for a play-off place and to keep City of Birmingham with the advantageover the remaining contenders for 3rd place – Derby Trailblazers, Sheffield Sharks and Sporting […]

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City of Birmingham -v- Derby Trailblazers III

Nechells Sports Centre – Saturday 10 January The latest CoB mens home match was against a Derby Trailblazers team occupying 3rd place – the least CoB are likely to require to make the end of season play-offs. COB had won the reverse fixture in October, but the visitors arrived on the back of consecutive wins […]

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City of Birmingham -v- TCAT Shropshire Warriors

Nechells Sports Centre – Saturday 29 November Rolling up at around 4:30pm with my youngest for company again, I realised that I’d handed my last £20 to the missus.  So, not prepared to face the embarrassment of getting in with an with an IOU again, I called her.  She wasn’t impressed at having to drive […]

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CoB U13 -v- Derby Trailblazers U13

Dame Elizabeth Cadbury Sports Hall – Sunday 16 November Have you ever heard of one of those Indian weddings that run over about three days? Copious amounts of food and replenishment in preparation, an event on Saturday, party atmosphere on Saturday evening. Then some sore heads on Sunday morning suffering from the night before and […]

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