Category Archive: snooker

Apr 18 2014

The Big 2014 World Championship Preview With Neal Foulds

The three day gap between the conclusion of the final qualifying round for this year’s World Championship and the start of play tomorrow morning at the Crucible makes the job of previewing the tournament ever-more difficult. But this year I am hopeful that I have been able to do the tournament justice, thanks to the …

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Apr 18 2014

Hearn Teases Davis Wildcard

Following the relegation of Steve Davis from the tour following his 10-8 defeat to Craig Steadman at the World Championship qualifiers last week, there have been suggestions from both fans and players alike, for the six-time world champion to be handed a wildcard for next season. Tonight however, Barry Hearn has on Radio 5 Live …

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Apr 05 2014

Tour Survival 2013/14 – Player by Player (April Update)

A week on from my previous look at the race for main tour survival, we are down to the final tournament of the season, the 2014 World Championship, which begins in earnest on Tuesday. Click below then for an updated look at the current position, following a massive week for the likes of Jimmy White …

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Mar 30 2014

Tour Survival 2013/14 – Player by Player (March Update)

With just two tournaments still to be played this season and both the European and Asian Orders of Merit now set, the battle for main tour places next season is now down to the two final events, the China Open and World Championship. Click below then for an updated look at the current position and …

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Mar 29 2014

My 10 Years at the Crucible – Part One

The upcoming 2014 World Championship marks not only the 38th time that the tournament will be staged at the iconic Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, but on a personal level, the tenth consecutive year that I will have been lucky enough to have been there to see snooker history made in person. Continue reading then for …

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Mar 23 2014

Tour Structure 2014/15: Making 132

As we enter the closing weeks of the 2013/14 season, today we will see another tour place for next season confirmed as Ireland’s Josh Boileau takes on Leeds’ Oliver Lines in the final of the European U-21 Championship in Bucharest. Though nothing has officially been confirmed as far as the exact tour structure for next …

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Mar 01 2014

Vienna Snooker Open Returns in 2014

A heads up in particular for European based players, as the Vienna Snooker Open will return for its fourth staging between 8-11 May 2014. An invitational event won previously by Mark King, Simon Bedford and Stephen Lee, the tournament carries a top prize of €2,500 and will see a maximum of 96 players begin in …

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Feb 11 2014

Snooker Tips from Kyren Wilson

Professional snooker player Kyren Wilson is only 22 years old, but he’s already been ranked 72nd in the world and reached the quarter finals of the 2013 Shanghai Masters. Born in Kettering, Kyren now practises at Barratts Club in Northampton and is looking forward to an exciting 2014. Article courtesy of

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