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Ian MacLeod

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December 19, 2021
Mac Turns Magnifying Glass On Team To Rebound From Riders

It was another tough night for Head Coach Ian MacLeod and his Newcastle Eagles on Friday as they crashed to a 101 – 72 defeat at Champions Leicester Riders on Friday night, writes Jeff King. In front of the Sky Sports cameras, warts and all were on view in another disappointing Eagles performance. But as…

Men
December 12, 2021
Eagles Intensity Will Return For Riders

After the Lord Mayor’s Show was the expression that came to mind on Friday night when Newcastle Eagles went down to a 73 – 55 defeat at the hands of Bristol Flyers in the BBL Championship at the Vertu Motors Arena. In what was one of the most disappointing displays in recent memories, the Eagles…

Men
November 28, 2021
Picking Back Up and Bringing The Plan To Life

After a nineteen day break the Newcastle Eagles returned to the court on Friday night at the Vertu Motors Arena. Their opponents were Sheffield Sharks in a BBL Championship clash in front of the Sky Sports cameras. The Eagles had won their previous two championship games and were looking to make it three-in-a-row. The Sharks…

Men
October 31, 2021
Mac Readies Eagles For Bounce Back

It was yet another tough night for the Newcastle Eagles on Friday night in what has become a really tough season so far. Their latest defeat at Leicester in front of the Sky Sports cameras by 100 – 77 highlighted again all the issues they’ve had to endure. Late arrivals owing to paperwork issues which…

Men
October 24, 2021
Vinson Moves On

Newcastle Eagles have parted company with experienced American Terrell Vinson. The 31-year-old joined the club in August and has been an ever-present during this season’s BBL Cup campaign. However, Vinson played his last game in a Newcastle vest on Friday as he signed off with 19 points and nine rebounds against Manchester Giants. “I’d like…

Men
October 15, 2021
Preview: Eagles at Sheffield Sharks

After picking up a win last weekend against Cheshire Phoenix to get themselves back in the race to qualify for the quarter finals of the BBL Cup, Newcastle Eagles have been hit with a fresh blow to their hopes of retaining the trophy they lifted back in January last season. Some players and coaching staff…

Men
October 6, 2021
Corey Confident of Cup Comeback

Corey Johnson has insisted Newcastle’s new breed is under no illusions when it comes to understanding what’s expected of an Eagles player. And head coach Ian MacLeod has promised frustrated fans that nobody is more demanding than a team determined to end its losing streak. Johnson and MacLeod presented a powerful united front as they…

Men
September 9, 2021
Mac Bolsters Backroom Team

A new-look coaching team will lead Newcastle Eagles into action this season after playcaller Ian MacLeod confirmed two key appointments. Rising star Jack Burgess will double up as BBL lead assistant coach and head coach of the club’s EABL Academy side. And former Plymouth Raiders playcaller Gary Stronach has been appointed BBL assistant coach —…

Men
September 8, 2021
Wesley Is Person Of Interest

Newcastle Eagles have moved quickly to replace summer signing Matt Scott after the US star suffered a potentially season-ending injury. Scott was due to link up with his new team-mates on Tyneside this month after head coach Ian MacLeod successfully landed one of his top targets. But former Plymouth and London City Royals guard Scott…