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Ian MacLeod

BBL
March 19, 2020
Catching Up With Coach Mac On The BBL Trophy Win

Our Eagles fought their way to a 7th BBL Trophy title on Sunday and looking back at that nail-biting 96-94 overtime win Dan caught up with head coach Ian MacLeod in our first remote interview this afternoon.

BBL
March 10, 2020
Coach Mac On This Sunday’s BBL Trophy Final

It’s all eyes on the prize this weekend as our Eagles fly into the BBL Trophy 2020 Final and as the region’s media descended on the ECA today, Dan caught up with head coach Ian MacLeod. Follow the game LiveStats and watch online via the BBL’s YouTube Channel this Sunday with the links below:

BBL
March 10, 2020
Eagles Approaching The Trophy Final

Paul Blake and Ian MacLeod are united in their respect for Newcastle’s BBL Trophy opponents after insisting Sunday’s showpiece clash is too close to call. Team Solent Kestrels are the first team from outside the top flight to contest a major domestic final. And Newcastle’s status as the most successful franchise in British basketball means…

BBL
March 8, 2020
Preview: Eagles at Sheffield Sharks

The Newcastle Eagles will go into this afternoon’s crucial BBL Championship fixture at Sheffield Sharks with the words of Head Coach Ian MacLeod ringing in their ears. The Eagles play-caller was far from a happy man in the aftermath of Friday’s home fixture. That game saw his side take a heavy 95 – 79 Championship loss…

BBL
March 4, 2020
Coach Mac on Trophy Final Qualification and a Tough BBL Weekend

Post-game on Sunday night we missed a chat with our head coach Ian MacLeod after his Eagles team qualified for the 2020 BBL Trophy Final, so Dan caught up with him after this morning’s practice: Tickets are still available from our box office for this Friday’s home game and both our away trips to Sheffield…

BBL
February 28, 2020
Preview: Eagles vs Surrey Scorchers

Back-to-back Molten BBL Player of the Month CJ Gettys is out of this weekend’s homecourt double header. That’s the news every Newcastle Eagles fan feared as Ian MacLeod’s men go in search of a vital league win and a place in this season’s BBL Trophy final. The men in black host Surrey Scorchers at the…

BBL
February 20, 2020
Eagles Recharging Ready For Double-Header

Newcastle Eagles went into the current international break on the back of a bad defeat at Leicester last Friday night. However, there was no knee-jerk reaction from Head Coach Ian MacLeod and his coaching staff to alter a schedule that had long been agreed. As MacLeod explained it was always planned with no game scheduled for…

BBL
February 2, 2020
Willing Our Eagles On

Whilst Friday night’s 77 – 72 loss at Worcester was a disappointing result, it was not disastrous for Newcastle Eagles in what looks increasingly like one of the closest BBL Championship races for some seasons. There’s no doubting a win on the road at the newly crowned BBL Cup winners would have been a statement…

BBL
January 24, 2020
Preview: Eagles vs Sheffield Sharks (BBL Trophy Quarter-Final)

Newcastle Eagles are in the grip of an injury crisis as the club seeks to bury bogey side Sheffield Sharks in tonight’s must-win BBL Trophy quarter-final. Interim head coach Ian MacLeod revealed the club’s casualty list is mounting ahead of a huge match at the Eagles Community Arena. And such is the seriousness of Newcastle’s growing…