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Ricky’s Reds – Top Five Teams

As Liverpool Football Club celebrates the league title after a 30 year drought, fan Ricky Walden names the best five Reds teams of his lifetime… 5. 2013-14 – So Close For Suarez And Co. This team didn’t win anything but it was a brilliant side to watch, with Luis Suarez, Raheem Sterling and Daniel Sturridge… Read More

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Tributes Pour In For ‘Great WT’

Following the sad death of Willie Thorne this morning, many of his fellow players and friends have paid tribute. Thorne passed away at the age of 66 after a battle with illness. WST Chairman Barry Hearn said: “I had the pleasure of managing the Great WT as part of the Matchroom team in the 1980s…. Read More

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Matchroom Foundation Donates £50,000 To Jessie May

The Matchroom Sport Charitable Foundation has made an emergency donation of £50,000 to the World Snooker Tour’s official charity partner Jessie May Children’s Hospice at Home to help them survive in the current health crisis. Many charities including Jessie May rely on private donations and fund-raising and have seen their income drop dramatically since the… Read More

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Ones To Watch – Florian Nuessle

Continuing our series on the best young amateurs from around the world… Anyone following Florian Nuessle’s Facebook page in recent days would have seen him trying to make a 147 on a live stream – and in fact the 18-year-old Austrian achieved the maximum on Wednesday this week. His intention is to recreate the pressure… Read More

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Coral Donates £5,100 To Jessie May

Coral will be donating £5,100 to WST’s official charity Jessie May Children’s Hospice at Home after 51 centuries were made in the first two events of the 2020 Coral Snooker Series. At the beginning of the series, Coral pledged to donate £100 for every century break made across the three events. There were 33 tons… Read More

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Betfred World Championship Postponed

Snooker’s 2020 Betfred World Championship has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak. The qualifying rounds of snooker’s biggest event were due to run from April 8 to 15 at the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield, followed by the final stages from April 18 to May 4 at the Crucible Theatre. WST intends to… Read More

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WST Statement

As it stands, our intention is that our upcoming events will go ahead as planned. This includes next week’s Tour Championship in Llandudno, and the World Championship in Sheffield. However we must consider all scenarios and we will follow government advice. The health and safety of our fans, players and staff is of course our… Read More

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Gibraltar Snooker Event Limited To 100 Fans

This week’s BetVictor Gibraltar Open world ranking event will have a limit of 100 fans in the arena, as a precaution against the spread of coronavirus. There has been only one confirmed case of coronavirus in Gibraltar so far, a patient who has now received the all-clear. There are currently no restrictions on travel to… Read More

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Top Four Matches Scheduled For Coral World Grand Prix

First round matches for the current top four seeds have been scheduled for next week’s Coral World Grand Prix in Cheltenham. Judd Trump, Shaun Murphy, Mark Selby and Ding Junhui have all had their opening matches scheduled, while other top stars in the draw such as Ronnie O’Sullivan, John Higgins, Mark Williams, Mark Allen and… Read More

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Rocket Downs Warrior In Thriller

Ronnie O’Sullivan came from 5-1 down to beat Kyren Wilson 6-5 in a thrilling quarter-final at the Shanghai Masters. Having won the event in 2017 and 2018, O’Sullivan has now notched up 13 consecutive match victories in the tournament. O’Sullivan has now won his last four matches against Wilson, including last year’s Shanghai Masters semi-final… Read More

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