Tag Archive: Alan McManus

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 16 2014

Crucible Qualifiers 2014: Final Round, Day One Round-Up

Tuesday at Ponds Forge saw the confirmation of the first eight qualifiers for the venue stages of this year’s World Championship and there were (on paper at least), some real surprises, with the likes of former champions Graeme Dott and Mark Williams crashing out. Click below for a round-up of the day’s eight qualifiers, with …

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Mar 12 2014

Allen Closes In On Crucible Spot

Day three at the Haikou World Open saw the last 32 played out to a conclusion, including victories for big hitters such as Neil Robertson (who took his centuries tally to 91), Mark Selby, Ding Junhui, Judd Trump and John Higgins. As ever here at PSB though, in the early stages of events such as …

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Jan 30 2014

German Masters 2014: Day One Wrap

Today saw the start of the venue stages of the 2014 German Masters and it was not a day without shocks, as both of last season’s finalists suffered early exits at the Tempodrome. Click below for a round-up of the stand out results, as well as links to the scores in full and updated ranking …

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Dec 28 2013

Snooker Twitter – Who Are Your Favourites?

Since professional snooker ‘hit’ Twitter two or three years ago, it has given us a fascinating insight into the personalities of a number of the players, officials and other characters involved in the game. What is interesting to me is the different ways that players use Twitter, for example you have the banter of Mark …

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Nov 27 2013

UK Championship 2013: Day Two Blog

Day two at York and following yesterday’s opening eight matches, today we have another twelve last 128 matches, with the likes of Jack Lisowski, Marcus Campbell and Andrew Higginson involved…

Oct 28 2013

International Championship 2013: Trump Tumbles

Day two of the International Championship today saw wins for both Neil Robertson and Mark Selby, but notable early exits for Shaun Murphy, Stephen Maguire and defending champion Judd Trump, the latter losing out to a strong performance from Alan McManus. Click below for a round-up of the action today…

Jun 17 2013

Wuxi Classic 2013: White Shocks Walden, Ding Advances

After Mark Selby and Shaun Murphy both crashed out at the qualifying stages of the 2013 Wuxi Classic last month, today saw another shock as the ever-popular Jimmy White defeated defending champion Ricky Walden 5-2 to move into the last 32. Click below for a round-up of a busy opening day in Wuxi…

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