Teenage Kicks

Lines4Sunday marked the 20th birthday of Luca Brecel, who for at least as long as I have written this blog, has been regarded as snooker’s most promising teenage player.

Now that he is half way on to being eligible for the World Seniors Championship however, I posed the question on Twitter as to just who is snooker’s most promising teenager at this time, with several talented young players having either already made a mark on the professional scene, or certainly having done so at amateur level.

I wrote a similar piece back in 2009 and finding it interesting to look back at how those players have so far gone on to progress in their professional careers, click below for my look at some of the most promising teenagers in the game, together with the best of your tweets…

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Cahill Claims European U-21 Crown

Congratulations to James Cahill, who today defeated fellow Englishman Ashley Carty 6-0 to win the 2013 European Under-21 Championship in Bor, Serbia. As well as claiming what is a prestigious title in its own right, the victory also means that the 17-year-old will graduate to the main tour at the start of next season, reportedly receiving a two-year card onto the pro circuit…

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