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you can now re-live some snooker memories from Matchroom including some of Judd Trump’s greatest achievements…

Snooker fans can now get their fix of some great past snooker by signing up for free at Matchroom Live (a new streaming service) designed to give fans a dose of their favorite sporting moments all in one place.

Choose from darts, pool, snooker, and more…

Ideal for those who are craving a quick fix of snooker in the lockdown.

Snooker memories are forever treasured by fans and it’s also a chance for those new to the sport to experience those cherished moments again and again.

Re-live Ronnie O’Sullivan’s 147 break in 1997 of 5 mins 20 seconds (then revised to 5 mins 8 seconds)…

Re-live the Mark Williams v Stephen Hendry Masters final moments from 1998…

Or, re-live the Williams v John Parrott final of German Masters…

And more…

As well as re-living some of those great memories, fans can gain access to a range of other content including the World Snooker Tour’s Baize Watch and also some interviews from players and some views on the current state of the tour. More content will follow.

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Did you watch the BBC’s Crucible Classics?

In the last couple of weeks, the BBC played host to 17 days of Crucible classic memories which were snippets of past glories from the likes of Stephen Hendry, Steve Davis and Dennis Taylor, as well some more modern memories from Judd Trump and Ronnie O’Sullivan.

It kept some snooker fans satisfied that they hadn’t been forgotten.

The Crucible Classics programme was due to the postponement of the 2020 Betfred World Championship, due to Covid-19. Although, fans could watch a virtual World Championship snooker final between a virtual John Higgins and Mark Selby, with 7 titles between them.

Barry Hearn, the boss of WST is hoping there will be a proper World Championship in July/August, although there is no definite quite yet.

It was the first virtual title for Selby

WATCH the virtual drama and how it unfolded below now…

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Singalong with top snooker stars for NHS…

Click on the DONATE page link below once you’ve heard what top snooker stars have been singing during lockdown…

He’s not a bad singer is he? Mark Selby takes to the mic to help raise money for the NHS…

Snooker’s top stars from the four tours have been keeping busy during the lockdown and raising money for the NHS.

Spearheaded by Jason Francis of the World Seniors Snooker Tour, players lucky enough to have a table in their home have been taking part in the Blue Ball Challenge and raising thousands for NHS Charities to help in the fight against Coronavirus and the Pandemic.

The likes of main tour players such as Stuart Bingham, Jimmy White, Emma Parker and Reanne Evans, who play on the World Women’s Snooker tour have all been potting blues for the cause and being part of a new version of a legendary track to help raise even more cash for the cash-strapped NHS during this unprecedented and difficult time for NHS workers and their families, (and us all).

Emma Parker and Reanne Evans feature in the single…

The song?

Every Breath you take by Sting and the Police.

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And many more…

Snooker stars are not shy of singing either for a good cause or to make some extra cash.

Peter Ebdon recorded a single, I am a Clown. It didn’t go down well.

Their sterling efforts for this have raised over 10K so far.

Watch now below…

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Peter Ebdon – Back in the Day…

Peter Ebdon has announced he is retiring from professional snooker – citing a neck injury as the reason for the news.

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Peter Ebdon has had a long and glittering career…As long as his hair used to be…

Tributes on social media have poured in from fans, players and previous coaches regarding this news from the 2002 World Champion.

Coach Chris Henry, who is the product creator of The Balls, and coached Ebdon between 1999 to 2002, said on Facebook: “Sad news today. Peter called me a few weeks ago to inform me of decision to retire based on health issues.”

He added: “Peter’s dedication, persistence and self belief were second to none in the professional game. It was an honour to be your coach Ebbo.”

Here’s 6 facts about Peter Ebdon…

  1. He’s one of 11 players to have won the World Championship just once in the Crucible era since 1977.
  2. He has had six nicknames during his glittering career resulting in 9 ranking event wins. These include,
  • The Force
  • The Ebbonator
  • Pyscho
  • Mr Intensity
  • The Plant-Based Potter
  • The World’s Most Dangerous Man
  1. 3) In his early days, he was famous for his outpouring of emotions and also his ponytail hairstyle. But nothing took away his determination and grit to win matches from behind and as an outsider when he won by just a single frame the 2002 World Championship against Stephen Hendry denying the King of the Crucible at least 8 World crowns.
  2. 4) The 49-year-old has dedicated himself to fitness and became a vegan in the early 2000s. He has been known to swim one mile a day and previously lived in Dubai for four years from 2005 – 9.
  3. 5) Peter has earnt a career total prize money of well over 3 million during a span of well over 30 years and in 2002, his biggest payout was over 460K where £260K of that was from winning the World title…So far, in this final season, he’s earnt 20K from his tour job.
  4. 6) Peter has been ranked as high as World number three – twice. Once in 1996, and then again in 2002 when he became World Champion.

Watch Peter Ebdon back in the day below, now…