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Eddie Matthew

BBL
September 9, 2020
Eddie The Eagle Swoops In For Season Six

Newcastle Eagles are delighted to announce the return of sharp-shooting guard Eddie Matthew for his sixth season at the club and the former Eagles junior’s ninth BBL season overall. Continuing to show improvement year-on-year, in the last campaign the 24-years-old was having his best ever run, averaging just over 20 minutes a game and 10.3…

BBL
August 23, 2020
Sayers Is Second New Eagle

Louis Sayers becomes Newcastle Eagles’ fifth confirmed signing of the summer and their second new arrival. Sayers will be entering his seventh BBL season despite being only 28-years-old. After completing his apprenticeship in the EBL with Reading Rockets and Hemel Storm, Sayers first entered the BBL with Plymouth Raiders back in 2013-14, where he stayed for…

BBL
December 28, 2019
Report: Eagles 76-99 Sheffield Sharks

Nobody expected a second BBL blowout in eight days at the Eagles Community Arena. But after struggling Manchester were put to the sword the previous week, it was Newcastle who suffered the defeat on a disappointing night to forget. Battered, bullied and forced onto the back foot by the Sheffield Sharks, this was no way…

BBL
August 31, 2019
Matthew Makes The Mix

There can’t be many 23-year-olds that will begin their 8th season as a BBL player but Eagles Academy graduate Eddie Matthew is one after his resigning was confirmed by Newcastle Eagles for this season. Matthew’s senior career started when he was still part of the Eagles’ junior setup way back in 2012 when as a raw…

BBL
April 19, 2019
Preview: Eagles vs Surrey Scorchers

They say one man’s misfortune is another man’s gain and that has certainly been the case for Esh Group Eagles Newcastle’s locally produced shooting guard Eddie Matthew in the last two BBL Championship games. As Fab Flournoy’s high-flying Eagles have stuttered to defeat against both London and Sheffield due to major injury concerns, Matthew has…

BBL
December 24, 2018
Matthew Makes The Final Five

A stellar performance against the City of Edinburgh secured Eddie Matthew a starting place in the final All-Star Five of 2018. Our Eagles Academy product made the most of increased playing time in our Saturday’s BBL Trophy win against the Kings with 24 points in 23 minutes. Matthew hit five threes after shooting 9 of…

BBL
December 22, 2018
Preview: Eagles vs City of Edinburgh Kings

Esh Group Eagles Newcastle are looking to leave Northumbria University Sport Central tonight on a winning note as they close their tenure on one venue prior to opening the doors to their purpose-built new Arena early next year. Their opposition tonight in a BBL Trophy first round tie is the pride of domestic Scottish basketball,…

BBL
August 22, 2018
Matthew Heads Home

Eddie Matthew has revealed that a desire to buy back into the ethos underpinning Esh Group Eagles Newcastle prompted a welcome return to Tyneside. The club’s youngest BBL star – the guard made his debut for the men in black aged 16 – returns to Sport Central after a three-year absence. And 22-year-old Matthew made…

September 6, 2013
Eddie Returns To Eagles

The Newcastle Eagles are delighted to announce that last season’s Eagles School of Excellence Programme MVP, 17-year old Eddie Matthew will be back in the fold this season. Whilst continuing to play in the academy programme, Matthew will be stepping up to link with the Eagles and Team Northumbria senior squads. Matthew joined the Eagles…

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