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May 20, 2022
GB Basketball Back In Newcastle This July

Marc Steutel believes the stars are aligning for British basketball as he prepares to put his demanding dual role to the test. The newly appointed Newcastle Eagles playcaller is poised to lead Great Britain into action against Turkey this summer as acting head coach of the national team. World Cup hoops returns to the Vertu…

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February 25, 2022
GB vs Belarus Postponed

The FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Qualifier between Great Britain and Belarus at the Vertu Motors Arena on Monday 28 February has been postponed. In a statement on Friday evening, FIBA said: “The decision is based on the evaluation of the current security situation. “FIBA is closely monitoring the security situation in Europe, as players’ and…

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February 23, 2022
Steutel Turns To Plan B-elarus

Great Britain are braced for a battle of nerves ahead of Monday’s World Cup Qualifier against with Belarus. Acting head coach Marc Steutel insists the national team has never been better prepared for a pivotal qualifying window. And Steutel is confident GB can claim a hat-trick of Vertu Motors Arena wins when the Belarussians visit…

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January 24, 2022
GB vs Belarus Tickets On Sale Now

UPDATE: This game has been postponed. Tickets are now on sale for Great Britain’s return to the Vertu Motors Arena this February as they take on Belarus. This FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Qualifier tips-off at 7pm on Monday 28 February. After capacity crowds in the last two outings for GB in Newcastle tickets are expected…

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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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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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