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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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November 14, 2021
GB Head Coach Hopes For Packed House

There has never been a better time to get behind British basketball and help fire the resurgent men’s national team towards World Cup glory. That’s the verdict of acting GB head coach Marc Steutel ahead of this month’s eye-catching qualifier against European powerhouse Greece at the city’s Vertu Motors Arena. GB tackle a Greek side…

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October 28, 2021
GB Return To Newcastle For World Cup Qualifier

International basketball returns to the Vertu Motors Arena next month as Great Britain face Greece. The home of Newcastle Eagles will host the FIBA World Cup 2023 Qualifier on Thursday 25 November at 6:30pm and tickets are available to purchase now from the Newcastle Eagles Box Office.   Last time GB played at home in the UK…

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November 27, 2020
Rex Ready For GB Debut

Rex Pflueger is ‘excited’ about the future of British basketball as the dual national Newcastle Eagles star prepares to take his international bow tonight. And ahead of a mouthwatering EuroBasket qualifier against France, acting head coach Marc Steutel revealed his latest call-up was always destined to wear a Great Britain vest. Pflueger, whose late mother…

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November 16, 2020
Rex Called Up For GB

The 24-man squad for Great Britain’s FIBA EuroBasket 2022 Qualifiers against France and Montenegro this month has been named and includes one of our Eagles. GB go into the games in top form having won eight of their last ten games including a convincing 81-73 victory over Germany last time out at the Eagles Community…

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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 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…