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Ian MacLeod

BBL
April 25, 2021
Preview: Eagles vs Surrey Scorchers

Newcastle Eagles go into this afternoon’s BBL clash against Surrey Scorchers looking to bounce back from Friday night’s 92 – 87 loss at Worcester Wolves. With Plymouth Raiders winning at Bristol on the same night to confirm a third place finish it means the Eagles can finish no higher than fourth and need one more…

BBL
April 18, 2021
Preview: Eagles at Glasgow Rocks

Newcastle Eagles travel to Scotland this afternoon to take on basement side Glasgow Rocks looking to build on the momentum gained from Friday night’s superb 90 – 80 win over Leicester Riders. The Eagles produced a stunning second half performance to completely turn the game around after going into the locker room at half-time down…

BBL
March 26, 2021
Preview: Eagles vs London Lions

With ten games left in this season’s BBL Championship Head Coach has laid out his team’s plans and requirements to be ready for the end of season play-offs. Winning the league may well be beyond this Eagles side now but there’s still plenty to play for yet. MacLeod started his preview of this week’s tough double-header…

BBL
March 20, 2021
Preview: Eagles at Surrey Scorchers

Newcastle Eagles fly into Surrey Sports Park tonight looking to get back to winning ways and consolidate their top four spot in the BBL. Their chances of lifting the league title this season all but disappeared last Friday night with a loss at home to Leicester. The Riders who look short-odds favourite to take the…

BBL
February 4, 2021
Consecutive Coach of the Month Award For Mac

Newcastle Eagles head coach Ian MacLeod has been awarded Molten Kevin Cadle BBL Coach of the Month for January. It’s a second straight win of the title for MacLeod who adds another award to his trophy cabinet after lifting the 2021 BBL Cup last month. Our Eagles won the cup down the stretch after overcoming…

BBL
January 26, 2021
Coach MacLeod Is A Hometown Hero

Following Fabulous Flournoy was never going to be easy but Newcastle Eagles head coach Ian MacLeod is rising to the challenge. Simon Rushworth wasn’t surprised to see the homegrown favourite lift a second piece of silverware inside 12 months. It’s every sports-mad Geordie’s dream: to coach your hometown team at the top level and deliver…

BBL
January 24, 2021
Preview: BBL Cup Final 2021 – Eagles vs London Lions

It’s the BBL Cup Final Day down at the Morningside Arena in Leicester. The battle for the first piece of silverware of the BBL season and it’s the league’s top two sides battling it out, Newcastle Eagles and London Lions. The two sides have clashed four times already this season, twice in the Cup Group…

BBL
January 17, 2021
GiveToLocal Super Sunday Preview: Eagles BBL vs Plymouth Raiders

Newcastle Eagles will run out on to their home court for the first time this calendar year this afternoon in the GiveToLocal Super Sunday which also features The Eagles WBBL side facing Leicester Riders before the men’s game. In opposition for the men in their BBL Championship Clash will be the Plymouth Raiders, the only…

BBL
January 12, 2021
Preview: Eagles at Leicester Riders (BBL Cup Semi-Final)

Ian MacLeod has reassured Newcastle fans that the Eagles camp remains fully focused on the task in hand against a backdrop of growing anxiety and disruption related to COVID-19. Fresh fixture postponements across the BBL, coupled with the decision to switch the venue for Newcastle’s cup semi-final against Leicester Riders tonight, are evidence of the…