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2010 World Snooker Championship – Day 10

Another great days snooker today. I went down to the Crucible after school and got pictures with Ali Carter, who had just beaten Joe Perry, presenter Rishi Persad, UK Champion Ding Junhui and darts player Kevin Painter.

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2010 World Snooker Championship – Day 9

After a day off from the snooker the previous day, we were back again on Sunday. It was probably the best day of the championship for me so far, as I met two former world champions and watched four of the worlds best ever players play.

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2010 World Snooker Championship – Day 6

On Thursday 22nd April 2010 I was back at the Crucible to watch reigning World Champion John Higgins face 6 times World Champion and legend Steve Davis

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2010 World Snooker Championship – Day 3

On Monday 19th April 2010 I was back at the Crucible Theatre for the World Championships and the Ronnie O’Sullivan v Liang Wenbo match.

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2010 World Snooker Championship – Opening Saturday

On Saturday 17th April 2010 I went to the Crucible Theatre for the opening day of the 2010 Betfred.com World Championship. I had a wonderful day, watching two world champions play,and meeting three players involved in the championships plus it was lovely sunny weather too!

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World Snooker Championship Qualifiers – 5th March 2010

On Friday 5th March 2010 I went to the EIS to watch the 3rd round of qualifying matches for the 2010 World Snooker Championship.

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World Snooker Championship Qualifiers – 3rd March 2010

On Wednesday 3rd March I went to the EIS once again to watch the World Snooker qualifiers. I watched Jimmy White play Mark Boyle and got plenty of photos.

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Martin Gould Q&A

Welcome to my sixth Q&A with stars of the Snooker world.

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Up and coming star Martin Gould is the latest player to be interviewed by ryan147.com. Martin ended last season ranked 46th in the world rankings and starts the 2009/10 season ranked 37th on the one year list. Unfortuanetly he didnt get off to the best of starts this season losing 5-3 to Gerard Greene in the final round of qualifying for the Shanghai Masters despite beating Peter Lines 5-0 in the round before.

Martin Gould really made a break through last season. It was Martin’s first season back on the tour which he had qualified for by winning the English Amatuer Championship and he qualified for 3 final stages of events. His first appearance in the final stages came in the UK Championship in which he met eventual champion Shaun Murphy in the first round and lost 9-7.

His biggest win came at the Welsh Open final stages where Martin beat 7 times world champion Stephen Hendry 5-3 to reach the last 16. Despite losing to Joe Swail in round 2, this was a real confidence boost for Martin who went on to qualify for the World Championship at Sheffield by beating Rodney Goggins, David Gilbert and Matthew Stevens.

Sadly Martin’s debut at the Crucible turned out to be a disappointing one losing in the first round to Mark Allen 10-6. However Martin had a great season and looks like a great prospect for the future.

Please click below to read the interview

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