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February 26, 2020
Newcastle Puts The Great In Great Britain

Simon Rushworth reported on Great Britain’s previous win in Newcastle when the Luol Dong-inspired hosts snatched a dramatic OT victory against Macedonia. A decade down the line he saw the rebooted hosts celebrate another historic Tyneside triumph. Andrew Sullivan said it best in the build-up to Great Britain’s momentous victory against Germany at the Eagles…

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February 25, 2020
Double-Oh What A Night! GB 81-73 Germany

Results Team 1 2 3 4 T Result GB 17 23 16 25 81 Win Germany 22 17 22 12 73 Loss  BOXSCORE  FULL GAME  HIGHLIGHTS  PRESS CONFERENCE Not for the first time, Great Britain had a lionheart named Nelson and a 00 to thank for a truly momentous result. HMS Victory and James Bond…

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February 24, 2020
Final Preparations Underway for Sold-Out GB vs Germany

GB and Germany held their practice sessions at the Eagles Community Arena yesterday and this morning as final preparations in the transformation of the venue are completed ready for tonight’s sold-out game. Doors open at 6pm for general admission and VIP. Tip-off is set for 8pm. A limited number of overflow parking spaces are available…

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February 22, 2020
Proud Moment For Marc

Adopted Geordie Marc Steutel is prepared for the proudest moment of his coaching career when he leads out Great Britain at the Eagles Community Arena. Monday’s EuroBasket qualifier against big guns Germany is a near sell-out as senior international basketball returns to Tyneside for the first time in a decade. And Steutel, who has been…

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February 18, 2020
Great Britain Rest Easy Ahead of Germany Clash

Great Britain’s basketball stars won’t be losing any sleep over Monday’s EuroBasket clash against Germany after one of the North East’s favourite hotels stepped in to put the finishing touches to their pre-match preparations. Hilton Newcastle Gateshead are hosting the Newcastle-based acting GB head coach Marc Steutel, his coaching staff, players and physios ahead of Monday’s…

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February 11, 2020
Saunders In The Squad For GB’s EuroBasket Qualifiers

Today GB Basketball named their 24-man squad for the upcoming FIBA EuroBasket 2021 Qualifiers with an Eagle on the roster. Our Eagles Community Arena plays host to the Great Britain against Germany game on Monday 24 February 2020 and a number of the players suiting up for GB will find the venue a familiar court…

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February 5, 2020
There’s A Will And A Way For GB At The ECA

Andrew Sullivan is confident Will Saunders will add much-needed defensive mettle to Newcastle as the club chases down silverware on two fronts this season. And the former Eagles favourite revealed Ian MacLeod has picked up a student of the game prepared to leave no stone unturned in his bid to be the best. Former national…

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January 28, 2020
GB vs Germany Tip-Off Time Confirmed For 8pm

FIBA have confirmed a tip-off time of 8pm for next month’s EuroBasket 2021 Qualifier between GB and Germany at the Eagles Community Arena on Monday 24 February.

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January 23, 2020
Ex-Eagles Star Predicts Whyte Hot Atmosphere

International basketball star turned big screen hero Ian Whyte insists Newcastle is perfectly placed to host world class hoops. More than 1,000 tickets have already been sold for next month’s EuroBasket qualifier between Great Britain and Germany at the Eagles Community Arena. And Whyte, who won 80 caps for his country before starring in Star…

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