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Ian MacLeod

BBL
September 20, 2020
Eagles Land First Win As Basketball Bounces Back

“Cautious optimism.” That was the phrase Newcastle Eagles head coach Ian MacLeod used to sum up his new side’s fine pre-season 96-85 win at the Eagles Community Arena on Friday night against fierce rivals Sheffield Sharks. “Cohesion,” was the other oft dropped word as he summed up the performance the morning after. With the COVID…

BBL
September 18, 2020
Eagles Ready To Return To Action

Head coach Ian MacLeod is relishing tonight’s long-awaited return to action as Newcastle Eagles seek to point the way for BBL basketball across the UK. A pre-season clash against fierce rivals Sheffield Sharks was due to take place in front of 800 fans prior to fresh lockdown measures announced yesterday. But the match will now…

BBL
September 13, 2020
Eagles Land Maxwell At Centre

Newcastle Eagles have landed the centre they were chasing to complete their 2020-21 roster. Evan Maxwell is the man and at 6’10” he certainly fits the bill, adding to an exciting Eagles line-up for the forthcoming season. This will be Evan’s second professional season after he played for Nova Ves in Slovakia’s top division last…

BBL
September 9, 2020
Eddie The Eagle Swoops In For Season Six

Newcastle Eagles are delighted to announce the return of sharp-shooting guard Eddie Matthew for his sixth season at the club and the former Eagles junior’s ninth BBL season overall. Continuing to show improvement year-on-year, in the last campaign the 24-years-old was having his best ever run, averaging just over 20 minutes a game and 10.3…

BBL
September 6, 2020
Gordon Brings Terrier Quality To Eagles

Newcastle Eagles are pleased to give Justin Gordon the opportunity to continue his professional career in the BBL this season as part of the 2020-21 roster. The high-flying athletic forward has previously played in Australia, Holland, Germany and Sweden. Whilst listed as 6’6” he comes with a reputation of being able to play bigger than…

BBL
August 30, 2020
Geordie Boys Developing The Roster

With the sponsorship of GiveToLocal all confirmed, the Newcastle Eagles have gone local to further stock their 2020-21 line-up. Two of the rising local stars return to the roster for this coming season and they are joined by a new face on the bench for his rookie BBL season. The three players have all been…

BBL
August 26, 2020
Eagles Next Is Notre Dame Star Rex

A star of the NCAA Division 1 University of Notre Dame, a major college of the powerhouse Atlantic Coast Conference, Rex Pflueger will begin his professional career at Newcastle Eagles. The 24-year-old had a stellar five year career with ‘The Fighting Irish’, during which he broke the school record for games played featuring 141 times…

BBL
August 23, 2020
Sayers Is Second New Eagle

Louis Sayers becomes Newcastle Eagles’ fifth confirmed signing of the summer and their second new arrival. Sayers will be entering his seventh BBL season despite being only 28-years-old. After completing his apprenticeship in the EBL with Reading Rockets and Hemel Storm, Sayers first entered the BBL with Plymouth Raiders back in 2013-14, where he stayed for…

BBL
August 20, 2020
Most Decorated Eagle Back For More

Newcastle Eagles are delighted to confirm power forward Darius Defoe has put pen to paper on a deal for an incredible 17th successive season with the club. The veteran player been present for every one of the club’s 25 title wins, the only Eagles player to achieve this feat following the departure of his former coach…