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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 10, 2020
Steutel Steps Up For GB

Well known Newcastle-based basketball coach Marc Steutel will step up to act as head coach for Great Britain’s February FIBA EuroBasket 2021 Qualifying window, including the Germany game at the Eagles Community Arena on February 24. Head coach Nate Reinking is unavailable for the GB Men’s games against Montenegro away and Germany in Newcastle later…

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February 10, 2020
Newcastle Returns To The World Stage

World class sporting action returns to Tyneside this month as the big hitters of British basketball tackle their German rivals in Newcastle. The state-of-the-art Eagles Community Arena hosts a Great Britain side seeking to topple one of Europe’s most talented teams. And Newcastle is braced for an influx of supporters, media and guests from across…

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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…

BBL
January 31, 2020
Eagles Swoop For Saunders

Newcastle Eagles have swooped to sign Great Britain international Will Saunders ahead of tonight’s trip to Worcester Wolves. The experienced wing became available following the collapse of the London City Royals. And Newcastle have fought off competition from a number of BBL rivals to bring the 6ft 7in star to Tyneside. “Will has a lot…

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January 24, 2020
More East Stand Seats Released For GB Game

Following confirmation from FIBA on the arena layout for next month’s EuroBasket 2021 Qualifier between GB and Germany, we are able to release more seats for sale in the East Stand of the Eagles Community Arena.

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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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January 15, 2020
GB vs Germany EuroBasket Qualifier Coming To The ECA

Great Britain’s men will take on Germany at our Eagles Community Arena next month. Coach Nate Reinking’s team will host their opponents in a EuroBasket 2021 qualifier on Monday 24 February. The game comes three days after GB’s trip to Podgorica to face Montenegro in the opening game of their Group G campaign. It will…