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Allen Battles Illness To Progress

Mark Allen is through to the quarter-finals of the Coral Players Championship after a 6-3 defeat of Thailand’s Thepchaiya Un-Nooh in Southport. Victory for Northern Ireland’s Allen is all the more impressive given he has been suffering with an ear infection and conjunctivitis. It’s an important win for Allen, who is battling to secure his… Read More

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Coral Series Century Total Up to 39

Coral’s donation to WST’s official charity Jessie May Children’s Hospice at Home is already up to £3,900 after two days of the Coral Players Championship. Coral, title sponsor of the World Grand Prix, Players Championship and Tour Championship, are set to donate £100 for every century break made during the 2020 Coral Series. There were… Read More

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Podcast: Live From Germany

The latest episode of our podcast Table Talk was recorded in front of a live audience at the Tempodrom in Berlin during the BetVictor German Masters. To find out why Alexander Ursenbacher has had 100 driving lessons and why Shaun Murphy gave his dogs human names, just click the links below… iTunes: http://bit.ly/AppleTableTalk Spotify: http://bit.ly/SpotifyTableTalk… Read More

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Perry Edges Robertson In Thriller

Joe Perry won a pulsating clash with Neil Robertson 6-4 to book his place in the quarter-finals of the Coral Players Championship in Southport. It’s a crucial victory for Perry, who now moves into 16th position in the world rankings as things stand. That puts him in line to edge Ali Carter out of an… Read More

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Selby Thrashes Williams In Southport

Mark Selby produced a superb display to whitewash Mark Williams 6-0 and reach the quarter-finals of the Coral Players Championship in Southport. The result was a role-reversal of the pair’s first ever meeting in 1999, when Williams defeated a 16-year-old Selby 9-0 at the UK Championship. The Jester from Leicester has enjoyed a strong season… Read More

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Rankings Update: The Race To Llandudno

The field of 16 players is now set for this week’s Coral Players Championship in Southport, which starts on Monday evening. For more on that story click here. This week’s event and the BetVictor Gibraltar Open are the last two counting events in the race to qualify for the last event of the 2020 Coral… Read More

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Coral Players Championship Draw

The field of 16 players and the draw for the first round of the Coral Players Championship at the Waterfront in Southport are now available: (1) Judd Trump vs Michael Holt (16) – Tuesday February 25 at 7pm (8) John Higgins vs Graeme Dott (9) – Tuesday February 25 at 1pm (5) Ding Junhui vs… Read More

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Holt Lands First Ranking Title

Michael Holt won his first ranking title after 24 years as a pro, beating Zhou Yuelong in the final of the BetVictor Shoot Out. Nottingham’s 41-year-old Holt would certainly have been in the conversation on ‘best player never to win a ranking title’ but has now finally broken his duck by going one better than… Read More

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Coral Players Championship – ITV Schedule

Here’s the ITV4 broadcast schedule for the Coral Players Championship in Southport. Monday February 24 6.45pm-10.30pm Tuesday February 25 12.45pm – 4.30pm 6.45pm-10.30pm Wednesday February 26 12.45pm – 4.30pm 6.45pm-10.30pm Thursday February 27 12.45pm – 4.30pm 6.45pm-10.30pm Friday February 28 12.45pm – 4.30pm 6.45pm-10.30pm Saturday February 29 6.45pm-10.30pm Sunday March 1 12.45pm – 4.30pm 6.45pm-10.30pm

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Day Three Round Up

World number 111 Billy Castle scored a second round victory over Ronnie O’Sullivan on a day of surprise results at the BetVictor Shoot Out in Watford. The field is reduced from 32 to one on Sunday, with the winner to take the £50,000 top prize at snooker’s unique one-frame knockout tournament. Results  Follow live scores with… Read More

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