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Ian MacLeod

Foundation
June 3, 2018
Eagles Victorious In Hoopsfix All-Star Classic

Led by Eagles’ assistant coach Ian Macleod and starring our academy player Tosan Evbuomwan, ‘Team Black’ flew to victory at the 2018 Hoopsfix All-Star Classic Underclassmen’s game yesterday afternoon in Brixton. Underclassmen Team Black Coach @CoachMacleod shares his thoughts on today’s event! #HASC18 pic.twitter.com/FjnYIV5jTQ — Hoopsfix 🇬🇧🏀 (@Hoopsfix) June 2, 2018 “Mac’s Blacks”, as they were…

Foundation
May 29, 2018
All-Star Mac Coaches At The Classic

The head coaches have been announced for this weekend’s Hoopsfix All-Star Classic tournament and our Esh Group Eagles Newcastle assistant coach Ian Macleod will take to the side-line with ‘Team Black’ in the ‘Underclassmen’ game. The event returns for its fourth year to shine a spotlight on British basketball talent with the rosters selected at two…

BBL
April 5, 2018
Defoe’s Pride In Never-Say-Die Eagles

Darius Defoe is confident Newcastle have the passion and fight to make it all the way to May’s BBL playoff final at London’s O2 Arena, writes Elliott Green. The veteran forward hopes to play a part down the stretch as he edges closer to a return from injury. And after gutsy displays at Leicester and London…

BBL
April 3, 2018
Preview: Eagles vs Worcester Wolves

Esh Group Eagles Newcastle go in to tonight’s crucial BBL Championship match-up with Worcester Wolves, tip-off 7:30pm, on the back of a tough week where three road games saw three defeats, writes Jeff King. But as Assistant Coach Ian Macleod previewed tonight’s game he explained that the team was far from down on themselves and…

BBL
March 31, 2018
Plenty of Positives Reflects Jamal

Friday night’s loss in London for Esh Group Eagles Newcastle completed a run of three road games in a row all ending in double-digit losses and effectively ending their Championship hopes, writes Jeff King. But as Eagles forward Jamal Williams reflected on the six-day stint he still took plenty of positives from the games despite…

BBL
March 29, 2018
Coach Mac Will Call The Shots Tonight

Due to our player-coach Fab Flournoy’s recent injury, he has had to receive further treatment from doctors in Newcastle today and so despite his intentions to travel with the team to the Leicester Riders game he has been unable to make the journey. Our Assistant Coach Ian Macleod will be calling the shots from courtside…

BBL
March 21, 2018
Themba On Point For Promotion

With the absence of Drew Lasker from their senior roster, Lasker is off to Australia to represent England in The Commonwealth Games, Esh Group Eagles Newcastle have taken the decision to promote from within to cover the veteran guard’s absence. 19-year old starting point guard Themba Yabantu is the player being promoted. He’s been playing…

BBL
March 3, 2018
Mac Helps Eagles Weather Storm

It was a frustrating Friday night for all connected with Esh Group Eagles Newcastle as The Beast from the East blew so hard it forced the Club into cancelling the eagerly awaited BBL Championship clash with Worcester Wolves, writes Jeff King. There was no doubting it was the correct decision as the safety of supporters,…

August 23, 2017
Eagles Assist GB Success

As his coaching colleagues at Esh Group Eagles Newcastle were putting together the recently announced exciting new roster for the 2017/18 season fellow Eagles BBL Assistant Coach, Ian Macleod, was having an exciting and rewarding experience of his own, writes Jeff King. Macleod who made the step-up from coaching The Eagles School of Excellence Under…