Tag Archive: Stephen Maguire

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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Jun 07 2014

2014/15: Money To Defend, Themes To Follow

For those of us who like to keep an eye on all things rankings related, during each season there are usually a number of themes to follow just from a look at the various ranking lists. For example a couple of seasons ago, it was only a matter of time before Judd Trump became number …

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May 13 2014

My 2014 Top Eight Revisited

Five years ago following John Higgins’ victory at the 2009 World Championship at the Crucible, following a similar feature prepared by the BBC, I wrote a blog, predicting how the top eight of the world rankings would look in 2014. Having been reminded of the article earlier during this year’s World Championship, now exactly five …

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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 20 2014

Crucible Diary 2014: Day Two

Day two at the Crucible promises to be full of drama, with four matches to be played to a conclusion today and already we have had a shock, with 44-year-old Ken Doherty rolling back the years to complete a seven frame winning streak against world number six Stuart Bingham…

Apr 19 2014

Crucible Diary 2014: Day One

After all the hype, after all of the previews, day one of the 2014 World Championship is now well underway, with Ronnie O’Sullivan and Stuart Bingham having started their respective campaigns this morning. Click below for day one of my now traditional Crucible Diary, which throughout the week will detail any stories of mine, together …

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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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Mar 17 2014

Closing In On The Cut: Crucible 2014 (Updated)

Following the conclusion of the 2014 Haikou World Open yesterday, the picture is now somewhat clearer as far as the World Championship seedings are concerned, with the identity of the top 16 players seeded through to the Crucible Theatre now confirmed. Still, there are still changes that can occur during the upcoming Players Championship Grand …

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