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Ian MacLeod

BBL
August 15, 2021
Introducing The Duke of Newcastle

Newcastle Eagles are delighted to announce the arrival of their new centre Duke Shelton as their fifth signing to their 2021-22 roster. “I found out about the Eagles through my agent and I had a college teammate (Jordan Davis, ex-Sheffield and Bristol) who played a little while in England so from watching a few of…

BBL
August 8, 2021
Kyle Comes Home

Newcastle Eagles fourth signing announcement sees 26-year-old Kyle Williams return, not just to the BBL but to the Vertu Motors Arena, for a second spell with the club. “I’m excited to come back to the Eagles. Newcastle is like home to me”, said Williams. “I can’t wait to be with my teammates and the fans!…

BBL
August 1, 2021
Sayers Shooting In For Second Season

After an excellent season where he contributed fully to Newcastle Eagles’ silverware double, the club are delighted to return British small forward Louis Sayers to the Vertu Motors Arena as their third signing for the 2021-22 BBL campaign. Last term he contributed 7.7 points, 2.9 rebounds and 1.7 assists a game, mostly coming from the…

BBL
July 25, 2021
Great Scott Becomes An Eagle

Ex-Plymouth Raider and London City Royal Matt Scott returns to the BBL as Newcastle Eagles confirm their second new signing and head coach Ian MacLeod’s 2021-22 roster begins to take shape. Originally from Brooklyn, New York, Scott lit the BBL up in his short UK stint in 2019-20. At London City Royals he averaged 20.3…

BBL
July 18, 2021
Johnson Jumps To Tyneside

Newcastle Eagles have landed their first signing of the season and it’s an exciting one to tip things off. A new Eagle, but not a new face to the BBL or Vertu Motors Arena. Corey Johnson makes the jump to Tyneside after two successful seasons at league champions Leicester Riders. The 6’5” shooting guard is…

BBL
July 14, 2021
Mac Readies New Roster

Newcastle Eagles head coach Ian MacLeod is confident of unleashing another all-action roster on the BBL on the back of last season’s thrilling double-winning campaign. And the upbeat playcaller revealed his summer recruitment drive is in full swing ahead of a return to action in September. This week’s news that centre Evan Maxwell has inked…

BBL
May 16, 2021
May Madness BBL Play-Offs Final Preview with Head Coach Ian MacLeod

Ian MacLeod will demand his Newcastle hotshots revert to type as the Eagles bid to make it a trophy double against London tonight. And as British basketball turns its attention to the annual end-of-season Playoff final, the Geordie playcaller insists his roster boasts the firepower to blow away the big spending Lions. Newcastle beat London…

May 11, 2021
Preview: Eagles vs Leicester Riders (BBL Play-Offs Semi-Final 1st Leg)

Newcastle Eagles playcaller Ian MacLeod is ready to put his reputation on the line in his latest bid to outsmart British basketball’s most decorated active coach. The popular Geordie faces Leicester Riders’ Rob Paternostro twice in three days as the BBL playoff semi-finals take centre stage. And with a gripping season series tied at 3-3,…

BBL
May 4, 2021
Preview: Eagles vs Sheffield Sharks (BBL Play-Offs Quarter-Finals 1st Leg)

Newcastle Eagles go into tonight’s BBL Play-Off Quarter Final first leg looking to draw inspiration from the Eagles Ladies team. The ladies produced a stunning victory over Leicester Riders at the weekend at the same stage of the WBBL Play-Offs. Men’s head coach Ian MacLeod started his preview of the Sheffield Sharks clash by paying tribute…