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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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August 2, 2021
All-Star Comedy Weekender Comes To Vertu Motors Arena

RESCHEDULED TO OCTOBER 2022: MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW  THE ALL-STAR LINEUP INCLUDES SOME OF BRITAIN’S FUNNIEST COMEDIANS THIS OCTOBER AT THE VERTU MOTORS ARENA! Britain’s Got Talent winner Lost Voice Guy, The Chase star Paul Sinha and Mock The Week’s Andy Parsons are all set to perform. An all-star comedy festival is coming to Newcastle’…

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July 18, 2021
Staying On The Safe Side

As restrictions on social distancing change from Monday 19 July 2021, we are asking players, who are over 12 years old and not exempt, to continue to wear face coverings around communal areas of the Vertu Motors Arena. Since the return of our young players, visitors and staff to the arena we have ensured that…

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June 23, 2021
Vertu Motors Arena Drives New Business Knockout As Versatile Newcastle Venue Impresses

Organisers of a knockout night of boxing in the North East have pledged to further boost the local economy by bringing more big time bouts to the region. Matchroom Boxing, the world’s leading boxing promoter, chose Newcastle’s Vertu Motors Arena to host hometown favourite Lewis Ritson’s world title eliminator. And although the Geordie favourite went…

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June 9, 2021
Ritson Returns To Sell Out Crowd As We Get Set For Blockbuster Summer

One of the North East’s leading indoor venues is fighting back this summer with a world class boxing card ushering in a summer of red hot action. The state-of-the-art Vertu Motors Arena is at the forefront of the region’s indoor entertainment sector. And Saturday sees live sport return to the venue for the first time…

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June 7, 2021
Matchroom Boxing: Ritson vs Ponce – Event Hub

It’s “Fight Week” and this is where you will find everything you need to know ahead of your arrival at the Vertu Motors Arena for this Saturday’s Matchroom Boxing. CODE OF CONDUCT Firstly, to prepare for your arrival please ensure you have read and understand the event’s COVID-19 Spectators Code of Conduct – all attendees must agree to…

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June 7, 2021
Matchroom Boxing: Ritson vs Ponce – COVID-19 Spectators Code of Conduct

All attendees of the Matchroom Boxing: Ritson vs Ponce event at the Vertu Motors Arena on Saturday 12 June 2021 must agree to follow the COVID-19 Spectators Code of Conduct below that we have put in place before attending. The following is in addition to the standard Matchroom Boxing Terms and Conditions (found on your ticket) and Vertu Motors…