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May 15, 2022
Steutel’s Hoops Journey Comes Full Circle

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that Marc Steutel has realised his long-held dream of coaching Newcastle Eagles. As Simon Rushworth discovers, the playcaller’s deep affinity with the BBL’s most successful franchise always made him a perfect fit. Had it not been for the persistence and persuasiveness of one of the most familiar faces in…

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May 13, 2022
Marc Steutel Confirmed As New Eagles BBL Head Coach

Marc Steutel is ‘overjoyed’ to take on one of the biggest jobs in British basketball after landing a dream return to Newcastle Eagles. And the ambitious playcaller has pledged to deliver a team that the club’s fans can be proud of as he bids to put the men in black back where they belong. Steutel…

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February 26, 2022
Eagles Support GB Game Postponement

Newcastle Eagles bosses have backed the decision to postpone tomorrow’s World Cup qualifier between Great Britain and Belarus. There have been growing calls to ban Belarus from any sporting competition with immediate effect following the Eastern European nation’s support for Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. And late on Friday basketball’s international governing body, FIBA, confirmed the…

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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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February 20, 2022
Super Ted’s Belarus Mission

‘Super’ Teddy Okereafor is counting the days until Great Britain return to their adopted home with this month’s eye-catching World Cup qualifier against Belarus looming large. Marc Steutel’s men host their Eastern European rivals at the Vertu Motors Arena on February 28. And GB are chasing a unique Tyneside treble after bagging historic wins against…

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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…