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FIBA World Cup 2023 Qualifier

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January 23, 2023
Steutel Confirmed as GB Head Coach For February

Marc Steutel has been confirmed as the Great Britain Men’s Head Coach for next month’s FIBA Basketball World Cup Qualifying window. Our Eagles BBL Head Coach will take charge of the GB team once again for the clashes with Belgium at the Vertu Motors Arena on Friday 24 February and Serbia away the following Monday….

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November 12, 2022
Report: Great Britain 68-74 Serbia

Marc Steutel’s Midas touch finally deserted him on Tyneside last night as Great Britain’s slender hopes of making next year’s World Cup finals were dashed. The Newcastle Eagles’ head coach had anchored the national team to a brace of historic wins against Greece and Germany at the Vertu Motors Arena. But Steutel fell just short…

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November 11, 2022
Ben On GB’s Big Tip-Off

Newcastle Eagles Ben Mockford has over 50 caps for Great Britain. He is one of those players in the squad that both coaching staff and younger players look toward providing experienced knowledge and insight to the international game. Mockford has now settled into the Newcastle area and the Eagles set-up and will certainly be a…

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October 25, 2022
Steutel Takes Charge For GB vs Serbia

Marc Steutel has been confirmed as the Great Britain Men’s Head Coach for the November FIBA Basketball World Cup Qualifying window. With Nate Reinking unavailable, the Newcastle Eagles play-caller will take charge of GB for the home clash at the Vertu Motors Arena against Serbia and the away qualifier in Latvia. The national team is…

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October 13, 2022
GB vs Serbia in Newcastle Next Month

Great Britain will once again make Newcastle home as they face Serbia in the next stage of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Qualifiers at the Vertu Motors Arena on Friday 11 November. The fixture announcement continues a consistent run of sold-out crowds in the national team’s previous outings in the North East. It will…

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August 29, 2022
Report: Great Britain 80-87 Latvia

Great Britain have work to do ahead of this week’s Italian job after meeting their match in a Kristaps Porzingis-powered Latvia. But Nate Reinking’s men head to Milan for Friday’s Eurobasket opener against Ukraine buoyed by a battling display against the star-studded visitors. And more gutsy performances like this could yet propel GB into the…

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August 26, 2022
GB vs Latvia Sold-Out

This Sunday’s FIBA Basketball World Cup Qualifier between Great Britain and Latvia has sold-out over 48 hours before the two teams tip-off. Fans of the two nations will flock to the home of Newcastle Eagles this weekend as once again the Vertu Motors Arena plays host to international basketball competition. The venue’s sales records were…

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July 30, 2022
Latvian Stars to Light Up Newcastle

NBA superstar Kristaps Porzingis looks set to thrill another capacity crowd on Tyneside next month as international basketball returns to the North East. More than 1,000 tickets for Great Britain’s latest World Cup qualifier against Latvia were snapped up within 24 hours. And confirmation that Washington Wizards star Porzingis will suit up against Nate Reinking’s…

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July 27, 2022
GB vs Latvia in Newcastle This August On Sale Now

Great Britain will be looking cement a strong start to the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Qualifiers Second Round on Sunday 28 August when they return to Newcastle to face Latvia at the Vertu Motors Arena. GB have secured two wins in their last three outings in the North East having toppling European heavyweights, Germany…