Tag Archive: Alan McManus

Nov 22 2014

UK Championship 2014: Tournament Preview

Following a weekend in Germany for the Ruhr Open, the snooker circus heads to York on Tuesday for the start of the second most prestigious ranking event on the calendar, the UK Championship in York. Click below for my thoughts on the tournament in general, as well as the shape of the draw and confirmation …

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Nov 11 2014

Race to the 2015 Masters: Two To Go

Following Ricky Walden’s victory at the International Championship last week, there are now just two more events to run before one of the most important ranking revisions of the season, as the field for the 2015 Masters is set. While the situation is now more open than in previous seasons due to the introduction of …

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Sep 10 2014

Shanghai Masters 2014: Last 32 Wrap

Three days down at the Shanghai Masters and with the conclusion of the last 32 round, already we have seen nine seeded players exit the tournament, including Neil Robertson, Ronnie O’Sullivan and Judd Trump. Click below for a round-up of the main stories so far…

Jun 26 2014

Wuxi Classic 2014: Down To 16

Three days in to the Wuxi Classic and we are down to the last 16 stage, with world champion Mark Selby the most notable casualty so far, not withstanding Ding’s qualifying exit last month in Gloucester. Click below for a round-up of the main stories so far, as well as a reminder of all of …

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May 11 2014

World Championship 2014: Final Thoughts

Though Mark Selby’s World Championship victory may remain fresh in the memory, already amateur snooker has moved on at least with the start of the 2014 Q School, while the professionals will be back in action before the end of the month with the first qualifiers of the 2014/15 season in Gloucester. Click below then …

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May 07 2014

World Championship 2014: Picture Perfect

As the dust settles on Mark Selby’s memorable World Championship victory at the Crucible Theatre, it’s time to look back on the best of my photos from this year’s tournament, including those of the venue, backstage and the people involved in the action…

Apr 22 2014

Crucible Diary 2014: Day Four

Day four at the Crucible, and following yesterday’s shock win for Michael Wasley against Ding Junhui, the action continued as Alan McManus completed a terrific victory against John Higgins, while Judd Trump and Barry Hawkins also got their campaigns underway…

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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