John Spencer (Snooker Player)

John Spencer (Snooker Player)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Spencer was an English professional snooker player who achieved great success in the game in the 1970s. Spencer was born in Radcliffe. Spencer started his snooker career at the age of 15. Snooker was in decline during his youth, and he did not turn professional until his early 30s, when interest in the game started to revive. He first won the World Championship in 1969 after being loaned 100 by his bank to raise the entry fee. He battled for supremacy throughout the 1970s with Ray Reardon and Alex Higgins as snooker emerged from a phase of obscurity to become one of Britain's most popular sports. Spencer went on to win two further world titles, the last of which was the historic inaugural event at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield in 1977. He won many other titles including Pot Black three times and the Masters once. He never reached the top of the world rankings, however, always being eclipsed by his friend and rival, Reardonshow more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 91g
  • Cred Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135820990
  • 9786135820997