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Ian MacLeod

August 8, 2020
MacLeod Locks-In Lasker

After being announced as full-time head coach, Ian MacLeod has wasted no time in signing up his first player for next season’s roster. It won’t come as a huge surprise to most that the first name to be confirmed is veteran point guard Drew Lasker. The 37-year-old is very much a part of the fixture…

BBL
August 6, 2020
Blake Backs Mac

When Newcastle Eagles managing director Paul Blake appointed Fab Flournoy to the player-coach role many thought it was a huge risk. A risk that turned out to be well worth taking as he went on to become the most successful coach in British basketball history. When Flournoy moved on to the NBA and the Toronto…

BBL
July 19, 2020
The Coach Mac Catch-Up

As things start happening around the BBL and as our fans start wondering what might be happening here in Newcastle we through it might be worthwhile catching-up with our head coach Ian Macleod. We started by asking about lockdown and “Clan MacLeod’s” reaction to it. “As with most people, initially it was very difficult to…

BBL
July 12, 2020
Eagles Nest-In: Episode 29 – 2020 BBL Trophy Final

This is the finale in more ways than one. The final episode of our “Eagles Nest-In” series looks back at the final game of the 2019-20 BBL season. Our head coach Ian MacLeod and point guard Rahmon Fletcher join Dan to talk about the Eagles’ 25th silverware win in the last top-flight British basketball tip-off…

BBL
March 19, 2020
Catching Up With Coach Mac On The BBL Trophy Win

Our Eagles fought their way to a 7th BBL Trophy title on Sunday and looking back at that nail-biting 96-94 overtime win Dan caught up with head coach Ian MacLeod in our first remote interview this afternoon.

BBL
March 10, 2020
Coach Mac On This Sunday’s BBL Trophy Final

It’s all eyes on the prize this weekend as our Eagles fly into the BBL Trophy 2020 Final and as the region’s media descended on the ECA today, Dan caught up with head coach Ian MacLeod. Follow the game LiveStats and watch online via the BBL’s YouTube Channel this Sunday with the links below:

BBL
March 10, 2020
Eagles Approaching The Trophy Final

Paul Blake and Ian MacLeod are united in their respect for Newcastle’s BBL Trophy opponents after insisting Sunday’s showpiece clash is too close to call. Team Solent Kestrels are the first team from outside the top flight to contest a major domestic final. And Newcastle’s status as the most successful franchise in British basketball means…

BBL
March 8, 2020
Preview: Eagles at Sheffield Sharks

The Newcastle Eagles will go into this afternoon’s crucial BBL Championship fixture at Sheffield Sharks with the words of Head Coach Ian MacLeod ringing in their ears. The Eagles play-caller was far from a happy man in the aftermath of Friday’s home fixture. That game saw his side take a heavy 95 – 79 Championship loss…

BBL
March 4, 2020
Coach Mac on Trophy Final Qualification and a Tough BBL Weekend

Post-game on Sunday night we missed a chat with our head coach Ian MacLeod after his Eagles team qualified for the 2020 BBL Trophy Final, so Dan caught up with him after this morning’s practice: Tickets are still available from our box office for this Friday’s home game and both our away trips to Sheffield…