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January 14, 2022
GB Basketball Back Home Next Month

Newcastle Eagles and the Vertu Motors Arena are excited to be hosting more international basketball next month as Great Britain’s men return for their next World Cup 2023 qualifier. On Monday 28 February the national team will face Belarus in Newcastle as they look to build on their red-hot home form. The GB team are delighted to…

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December 9, 2021
BBL and WBBL Game Day Information and Spectators Code of Conduct

At Newcastle Eagles and the Vertu Motors Arena we want to do everything we can to ensure the continued safety of our fans, staff and teams from COVID-19. To protect all of our Eagles family at BBL and WBBL games to safeguard the well-being of the basketball community we are following the Government’s “Plan B”…

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November 30, 2021
Photos: GB vs Greece FIBA World Cup Qualifier

On Thursday 25 November 2021 we were proud to host Great Britain vs Greece in the FIBA Basketball World Cup Qualifiers. GB won the thriller of a game 78-69 in front of a sold-out Vertu Motors Arena. Take a look at some of the photos captured from this momentous night of international basketball at the…

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November 26, 2021
Report: GB Beat Greece In Newcastle Sell-Out World Cup Thriller

Super Ted Okereafor paced Great Britain to another dramatic win on Tyneside as Marc Steutel’s men scripted a Greek tragedy for the ages. A sell-out crowd witnessed a World Cup thriller as the home side followed up last February’s shock win against Germany with another famous victory in Newcastle. And it was record-breaking guard Okereafor…

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November 25, 2021
Watch The Sold-Out GB vs Greece Game on BBC Sport

Tickets are completely sold out for the GB vs Greece FIBA Basketball World Cup Qualifier at the Vertu Motors Arena, but fans can still see all the action live and for free on BBC Sport. The build-up coverage starts on from 6:20pm with tip-off at 6:30pm on the BBC Sport website and iPlayer. Acting head…

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November 17, 2021
Dan’s The Man For GB

Hoops hero Dan Clark insists he never gets bored of pulling on the Great Britain vest. And ahead of next week’s World Cup qualifier against European heavyweights Greece, ‘Mr GB’ revealed he’s relishing a swift return to Tyneside. Clark has collected more than a century of caps for his country during a glittering career in…

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November 14, 2021
GB Head Coach Hopes For Packed House

There has never been a better time to get behind British basketball and help fire the resurgent men’s national team towards World Cup glory. That’s the verdict of acting GB head coach Marc Steutel ahead of this month’s eye-catching qualifier against European powerhouse Greece at the city’s Vertu Motors Arena. GB tackle a Greek side…

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November 9, 2021
Newcastle United Captain Backs Hometown Eagles

Newcastle United skipper Jamaal Lascelles has hailed city neighbours the Eagles as the benchmark for success after the former baller opened up about his longstanding love affair with basketball. The Magpies’ star is the son of former Derby favourite Tim Lascelles while brother Rema has played professional hoops all over the world. And Jamaal and…

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October 28, 2021
GB Return To Newcastle For World Cup Qualifier

International basketball returns to the Vertu Motors Arena next month as Great Britain face Greece. The home of Newcastle Eagles will host the FIBA World Cup 2023 Qualifier on Thursday 25 November at 6:30pm and tickets are available to purchase now from the Newcastle Eagles Box Office.   Last time GB played at home in the UK…