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Welcome

Welcome to the Manchester Badminton League website.

Our aim is to provide and promote competitive badminton for adults on the League principles for clubs in Manchester, and to arrange matches, tournaments and other events for our member clubs.
If you are new to the area and want to find out about joining one of our clubs go to the Clubs page here. This page has a list of the current League Clubs, where they play, and who to contact should you require further information. Please visit the website of the club you are interested in via the clubs page, for full contact details. If you are enquiring about badminton for Juniors please contact your nearest sports centre in the first place, or the local authority sports organisers in your area e.g. Trafford Leisure.

If you require further information please Email: MBL Enquiry

Visit our History tab to find full details of all Results, Match Scorecards and Player Statistics for the past few seasons

01 September 2021
Badminton is slowly returning to normal with all restrictions having been lifted.
However, there are still clubs that have not been able to return to play yet.
Please contact clubs directly to find their status of play

News

01 September 2021

The MBL Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday 23rd September 2021 at David Lloyd, Trafford Park, Manchester M17 8RH, commencing at 7:30pm prompt.
Any trophies and towels for the 2019-20 season league and tournaments that have not yet been presented will also be handed out at this meeting.


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10 September 2020

Following a recent committee meeting, it has been decided that the 2020-21 season will not start before the New Year.
A further meeting will take place in the New Year to review the options available to us to play some form of competitive badminton. We welcome any updates on your clubs venue availability, plans to return to play and suggestions for play format on the restart, just drop Adrian a note


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30 June 2020

End of Season

The committee have made the following decisions re season 2019-20.
We are closing the season with promotions and relegations as follows:
Division 1
Champions: Forest 1
Runners up: Edgeley 1
Relegated: GHAP and Forest 3

Division 2
Champions: Disley 1
Runners Up: Carrington 1
Promote both teams to Division 1
Relegated: Nettles 1

Division 3
Joint Champions: Dome and Heys both promoted to Division 2
Relegated: Roe Green 1

Division 4
Champions: Nettles 2
Runners Up Silver Feather 2
Promote both teams to Division 3

Please note that if there are significant changes to the number of teams, we may need to review some of these promotions and relegations, in order to balance up the number of teams in each division.
Hopefully we will be able to start the new season in October.
Keep fit and look after yourselves.

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16 March 2020

ALL MATCHES CANCELLED

In line with the Government announcement this afternoon to stop all non-essential social contact the committee have taken the decision to cancel all remaining fixtures for this season with immediate effect.
The Marjorie Consterdine Tournament and the Presentation Evening have also been cancelled.
The committee will work on finalising league tables and will let everyone the outcome.
Hopefully we will be able to start the new season in September.
Look after yourselves.

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01 March 2020

Presentation Evening and Quiz Night

will be held on

Saturday 16th May

at
Sale Conservative Club, 161 Dane Road, Sale M33 2NG
Full details and our poster can be found here .

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28 February 2020

Congratulations to Roe Green 2 and Forest 1, winners of the Slann Cup and Plate respectively.
Please see the Tournaments tab for full details.
Looking forward to seeing everyone at our Presentation Evening on Saturday 16th May.

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10 February 2020

We have our finalists for our Slann Cup competition.
In the Cup TGB v Roe Green 2 and the Plate Roe Green 1 v Melock 1 or Forest 1.
The finals will be held on Thursday 27th February
7:30pm at Stretford Leisure Centre, (Sports Village), Great Stone Rd, Stretford M32 0ZS
Supporters welcomed

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17 December 2019

We have played the second round of Slann Cup, see the Tournaments page for results and the draw for the cup and plate.

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25 November 2019

We have a new look Player Stats page. All stats on one page, search box to filter results and options export to Excel, PDF or Print. Feedback welcome.

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21 November 2019

The first round of the Slann Cup has been played, see the Tournaments page for full details.

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31 October 2019

Details of the Slann Cup draw are on the Tournaments page.

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01 September 2019

Nomads have a new venue Talbot Centre, Great Stone Road, Stretford M32 0XA

They have also changed match nights and now play on a Thursday 8pm - 10pm.

Unfortunately they have had to drop their 2nd team. We hope to see them back in the league next season.

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01 August 2019

Nettles have a new venue, Manchester Enterprise Academy, Simonsway, Wythenshawe M22 9RH

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14 July 2019

Our new season is almost upon us and we have 2 new teams in the League, Academy & Ace Badminton Clubs.

The first draft of Fixtures has been sent out, please attend the Fixture Meeting 15th August to confirm them.

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03 May 2019

Congratulations to Division 1 on winning the Marjorie Consterdine and all the individual winners.

All the individual winners were decide by a single game playoff.

Please see the Tournaments tab for full details.

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16 April 2019

Presentation Evening and Quiz Night

will be held on

Saturday 11th May

at
Woodheys Club, 299 Washway Road, Sale M33 4EE
Full details and our poster can be found here.

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09 March 2019

Nomads have a new venue, Millennium Powerhouse, 140 Raby Street, Manchester M14 4SL
All matches will be played there with immediate affect

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22 February 2019

Congratulations to Forest 2 and Roe Green 1, winners of the Slann Cup and Plate respectively.
Additional congratulations to Roe Green for winning the Plate for the third consecutive year.
Please see the Tournaments tab for full details.
Looking forward to seeing everyone at our Presentation Evening on Saturday 11th May.

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07 February 2019

We have our finalists for our Slann Cup competition.
In the Cup Forest 2 v TGB and the Plate Roe Green 1 v Nomads 1.
The finals will be held on Thursday 21st February
7pm at Stretford Leisure Centre, (Sports Village), Great Stone Rd, Stretford M32 0ZS
Supporters welcomed

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27 October 2018

Blue Triangle have withdrawn their 3rd team from the League.
We look forward to welcoming them back when their numbers go back up again.

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18 August 2018

We have a new club entering the League this season, TGB Badminton Club, and an additional team from Roe Green. It is good to see the League growing.
Welcome to them both.
The fixtures page will be updated as their matches are arranged

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31 July 2018

We are ready for the new 2018-19 season.

The divisional structures have been agreed and fixtures have been published.

The fixture meeting is meeting at 7:30 Thursday 16th August 2018 at David Lloyd, Trafford Park, Manchester

Clubs are always looking for new members, especially ladies. If you are interested please go to our Clubs page for details

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07 May 2018

Congratulations to to all our Division Winners, Forest 1, GHAP 1, Silver Feather 1 and Rally 2.

Special mention to Forest 1 winning Division 1 for the 20th consecutive year.

Please see the Tables tab for full details.

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27 April 2018

Congratulations to Division 1 on winning the Marjorie Consterdine and all the individual winners.

Our winners were decided on the last point of the very last game with Div 1 beating Div 4 21-20.

Please see the Tournaments tab for full details.

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15 April 2018

Presentation Evening and Quiz Night

will be held on

Saturday 12th May

at

D W Fitness - Brooklands

Full details and our poster can be found here .

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19 March 2018

The Marjorie Consterdine Tournament will be held at Sale High School, Norris Road, Sale, Manchester M33 3JR (Home of Nettles)
Thursday 26th April 7:00pm, supporters welcomed

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23 February 2018

Congratulations to Forest 1 and Roe Green, winners of the Slann Cup and Plate respectively.

Please see the Tournaments tab for full details.

Looking forward to seeing everyone at our Presentation Evening on Saturday 12 May.

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28 January 2018

We have a change of venue for the Slann Finals Night, now Ashton on Mersey School, Cecil Ave, Sale, M33 5BP (Home of Forest and Silver Feather)
Thursday 22nd February 8:00pm, supporters welcomed

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15 December 2017

More Slann Cup results are in and the draws for the Semi and Quarter finals have been made. Please see the Tournaments tab for full details.

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23 November 2017

The Slann Cup First Round results are in and the draw for the next round has been made. Please see the Tournaments tab for full details.

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18 August 2017

We are ready for the new 2017-18 season.

The divisional structures have been agreed and fixtures have been published, see the Fixtures page for full details.

Clubs are always looking for new members, especially ladies. If you are interested please go to our Clubs page for details

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02 May 2017

Congratulations to Division 1 on winning the Marjorie Consterdine and all the individual winners.

Please see the Tournaments tab for full details.


Don't forget our

Presentation Evening

on

Saturday 20th May

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20 April 2017

The Marjorie Consterdine Tournament
will be held on Thursday 27th April 7:00pm
at David Lloyd Club, Trafford Park
This is a fun tournament pitting the best players from each division against each other
Supporters welcomed

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07 March 2017

Presentation Evening and Quiz Night

will be held on

Saturday 20th May

at

St. Ann’s Parish Centre

Full details and our poster can be found here .

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26 February 2017

Congratulations to Forest 2 and Roe Green, winners of the Slann Cup and Plate respectively.

Please see the Tournaments tab for full details.

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14 January 2017

Support Badminton England's appeal to have GB Badminton funding reinstated
Sign the petition to reinstate GB Badminton funding

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Put a date in  your diaries

Presentation Evening and Quiz Night

will be held on

Saturday 20th May

at

St. Ann’s Parish Centre

Full details to follow

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29 August 2016

The the merger between PVBC and Silver Feather has not gone through.

Silver Feather will continue to field 3 teams, 2 in Div 3 and 1 in Div 4.

Unfortunately PVBC are folding.

A revised handbook is available for download in our Documents page.

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26 July 2016

PVBC and Silver Feather have merged and will field 4 teams under their new name SILVER VENTURA.

Please look at the Handbook and webpages for up to date details.

PVBC came from the merger of Pyramid and Ventura Badminton Clubs in 1994.

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11 July 2016

We are up and running for the new 2016-17 season.

The divisional structures have been agreed and fixtures have been published, see Fixtures tab for full details.

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02 May 2016

Congratulations to Division 2 on winning the Marjorie Consterdine and all the individual winners.

Our closest tournament for many a year and i think it's been over 10 years since Div 2 last won

Please see the Tournaments tab for full details.

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27 March 2016

Put a date in  your diaries

Presentation Evening and Quiz Night

will be held on

Saturday 21st May

at

St. Ann’s Parish Centre

Full details and our poster can be found here .

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18 February 2016

Congratulations to Heys and GHAP 1, winners of the Slann Cup and Plate respectively.

Please see the Tournaments tab for full details.

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25 January 2016

Following a complaint about unsporting behaviour on court, the League ask all players and spectators adopt fair sporting behaviour on and off court during matches.

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01 December 2015

It is with great sadness that I have to inform you that Keith Moore, of Forest Badminton Club, passed away last week.
He was always a gentleman on court not only to his partners but his opponents. His enjoyment and enthusiasm for the game will be missed
His funeral will be held on:
Monday 7th December
Christ Church, Thorley Lane, Timperley, WA15 7AN at 1.30.
Followed by committal at Altrincham Crematorium at 3.00 and a wake afterwards to reminisce.
The family have asked for any donations to go to St. Ann’s Hospice, as they looked after Keith and the family so well during his illness.
Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends

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22 August 2015

With deep sadness I have to report the passing away of John Everett and Norma Holden. John stepped down as the Leagues President at the end of last season after 40 year service. Norma was Match Secretary and a committed member of Dome Badminton Club. They will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with their family and friends

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03 May 2015

Congratulations to Division 1 on winning the Marjorie Consterdine for the third time in a row, and all the individual winners.

Please see the Tournaments tab for full details.

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22 February 2015

Congratulations to Medlock and GHAP 1, winners of the Slann Cup and Plate respectively.

Full results are available on the Tournaments page.


Put a date in  your diaries

Presentation Evening and Quiz Night

will be held on

Saturday 16th May

at

St. Ann’s Parish Centre

Full details and our poster can be found here .

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15 February 2015

The knockout stages of the Slann cup have been completed and we have our finalists. The Slann Cup final will be between Medlock and Forest 1 and the Plate between GHAP 1 and Nettles. Full results are available on the Tournaments page.

The final will be held 7pm Thursday 19th February at David Lloyd Manchester. Supporters are welcome.

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15 November 2014

Results from first round of the SLANN Cup now available on the Tournaments page.

*** DISLEY VENUE ACCESS ***
Please note Carr Brow road is closed, there is no access to the venue from this direction. The solution is to carry on along the A6 to the traffic lights by Disley station and turn left up Jacksons Edge Road.
Please circulate to all your club members.

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19 October 2014

We now have a new twitter account, @mbl_news, so you can tweet your result after a match for all to see.

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19 October 2014

Results from the American Tournament and the SLANN Cup draw are now available on the Tournaments page.

Cheadle Hulme have entered a second team, placed in Division 4, please assist them in arranging fixtures.

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22 August 2014

New season is almost upon us, fixtures have been confirmed, we're ready to go
Handbooks are with your Club Secretaries and also available for download here.


Please note NOMADS now play at Lucozade Powerleague Trafford, M17 8DD.
David Lloyd have had to drop out of the league, hopefully we will see them back next year.

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12 April 2014

Congratulations to Division 1 and all the individual winners in our Marjorie Consterdine tournament.

Please see the Tournaments tab for full details.

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04 March 2014

Put a date in  your diaries

Presentation Evening and Quiz Night

will be held on

Saturday 17th May

at

All Saints Church Social Club

Full details and our poster can be found here .

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23 February 2014

Congratulations to PVBC and Carrington, winners of the SLANN Cup and Plate respectively.

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11 February 2014

We have our finalists for the SLANN tournament. In the Cup PVBC will play Nomads, with the Plate event contested between Carrington and Medlock. Please see the Tournaments tab for full details.

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17 December 2013

First round results in the Slann Cup are in, the draw for the Plate event and semi-finals have been made, please see the Tournaments tab for full details.

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13 November 2013

The Slann Cup Preliminary round results are in and the draw for the next round has been made. Please see the Tournaments tab for full details.

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12 October 2013

The Slann Cup draw has been made, please see the Tournaments tab for full details.

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06 October 2013

The new season s up and running, results are coming in, and we already have front runners in Forest and GHAP unbeaten in their respective Divisions.

We've had our first tournament, congratulations to Catriona and Robert winners of the top-half draw and Elle and Tom winners of the bottom half draw of the American Tournament. Please see the Tournaments tab for full details.

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05 September 2013

The new season is with us, the fixtures are out and we have our first tournament, The American Tournament will take place Friday 4th October.  Please see the Tournaments tab for full details.


 

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