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Dave Forrester

BBL
September 5, 2020
Legal Eagle Steps Down

Newcastle Eagles MD Paul Blake has thanked Dave Forrester for a decade of ‘incredible’ service after the club’s assistant coach revealed he was stepping down from BBL duties. The popular solicitor became a familiar face on courts across the UK as former head coach Fabulous Flournoy’s most trusted lieutenant and right-hand man. And Forrester and…

BBL
June 7, 2020
Eagles Nest-In: Episode 23 – 2015 BBL Trophy Final

Dan is joined by assistant coach Dave Forrester for Episode 23 of our “Eagles Nest-In” series to look back at the dramatic and historic 2015 BBL Trophy Final – win 2 of 4 in our 2014-15 clean sweep!

BBL
May 20, 2020
Eagles Nest-In: Episode 18 – Eagles at Plymouth Raiders (Sunday 9 December 2012)

For Episode 18 of our “Eagles Nest-In” series Dan is again joined by assistant coach Dave Forrester to bring you a coaches and fans favourite ‘battle’ from the 2012-13 season at Plymouth Raiders. It was a season we finished 2nd in the league, exited the Trophy in the quarters and were runners up in the…

BBL
May 3, 2020
Eagles Nest-In: Episode 13 – 2012 BBL Trophy Finals

It’s a double-feature for Episode 13 of our “Eagles Nest-In” series (so get comfy!) as we look back at BOTH legs of the 2012 BBL Trophy Finals vs Plymouth Raiders. Dan hosts an extended chat between Dave Forrester, Joe Chapman and Fab Flournoy talking about our ‘clean-sweep’ season of 2011-12, the mid-season tournament in Holland and…

BBL
April 26, 2020
Eagles Nest-In: Episode 11 – Eagles at Glasgow Rocks (Sunday 13 February 2011)

In Episode 11 of our “Eagles Nest-In” series we’ve gone deep into the archives from the 2010-11 season to find a special game for our team in very difficult circumstances on the road at Glasgow Rocks. Dan is joined by Dave Forrester, who was our acting head coach for this game, to takes us back…

BBL
November 6, 2019
The Big Interview: Dave Forrester

For the latest in my series of The Big Interviews, I caught up with Newcastle’s very own legal Eagle, assistant head coach and Eagles Community Foundation trustee Dave Forrester to chat about his life as an Eagle and his thoughts on many things basketball and Newcastle related. As always Dave wasn’t backward at coming forwards…

BBL
October 16, 2019
Forrester Says We Need To Remain Focussed

With the excitement of Sunday’s British Basketball All-Stars Championship behind them, Newcastle Eagles get back to BBL Cup North Group action on Friday night at The ECA with the visitors being Sheffield Sharks. Tip-off is set for the usual 7:30pm start. Assistant Coach Dave Forrester looking ahead to the game set out what he thinks…

BBL
November 14, 2018
Forrester Lays Down The Law For Eagles

Esh Group Eagles Newcastle face yet another tough and crucial week in their quest to fashion a position from where they could bring silverware back to basketball’s most successful franchise, writes Jeff King. On Friday night at Northumbria University Sport Central they face Cheshire Phoenix in a BBL Championship clash and then the following night…

BBL
July 27, 2018
D Day For Eagles

One of the most familiar faces in North East sport has committed to another campaign on Tyneside as he goes in search of an unprecedented 25th national title. In 2004 a little-known Londoner signed on the dotted line for Newcastle Eagles following a brief but life-changing conversation with the club’s fast-rising player-coach, Fabulous Flournoy. As…

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