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John Higgins

Born: February 11, 1996 (age 25)

Height: 5' 8.5" (175cm)

Nationality: Scotland flag Scottish

Position: Defender
Sports Mole has 81 articles about John Higgins. Articles 1 to 40:
Mark Selby poses with the trophy after beating Ding Junhui in the final of the World Snooker Championship at the Crucible on May 2, 2016
A closer look at Mark Selby's rise to the summit
Mark Selby won his fourth world title with victory over Shaun Murphy at the Crucible.
May 4, 14:45
Mark Selby poses with the trophy after beating Ding Junhui in the final of the World Snooker Championship at the Crucible on May 2, 2016
Mark Selby sets sights on number one ranking after fourth world title
Mark Selby's 18-15 victory over Shaun Murphy in the World Snooker Championship final moved him level with John Higgins on the all-time list.
May 4, 14:22
Mark Selby poses with the trophy after beating Ding Junhui in the final of the World Snooker Championship at the Crucible on May 2, 2016
A closer look at the multiple winners of the snooker World Championship
Mark Selby beat Shaun Murphy 18-15 in the Crucible final.
May 3, 22:41
Mark Selby poses with the trophy after beating Ding Junhui in the final of the World Snooker Championship at the Crucible on May 2, 2016
Result: Mark Selby sinks Shaun Murphy to win fourth world title
Mark Selby held off a stirring fightback from his opponent in the final session to join John Higgins as a four-time champion.
May 3, 22:38
Mark Williams in action in February 2016
Mark Williams plays down World Championship title chances
The 46-year-old Welshman made short work of old foe John Higgins on Saturday night, booking his place in the last eight with half a session to spare.
Apr 24, 22:45
Ronnie O'Sullivan pictured in 2016
Ronnie O'Sullivan dumped out of World Championship by Anthony McGill
Anthony McGill held his nerve to win 13-12 against the defending champion.
Apr 23, 22:41
Mark Williams in action in February 2016
Mark Williams fumes at attempts to ban his break-off technique
The Welshman nudges the cue-ball into the back of the reds off the bottom cushion.
Apr 21, 22:33
John Higgins pictured in January 2016
John Higgins blames Crucible pressure for first-round performance
Ding Junhui built a 5-4 overnight advantage over former champion Stuart Bingham.
Apr 19, 22:40
Ronnie O'Sullivan pictured in 2016
Ronnie O'Sullivan: 'Winning the World Championship is anti-climactic'
Ronnie O'Sullivan is more excited by Sheffield's running routes and his new shop at Meadowhall.
Apr 16, 17:40
Neil Robertson in action in February 2016
A closer look at the impending battle between Neil Robertson and O'Sullivan
The Australian has managed just one semi-final appearance in Sheffield since winning his first world title in 2010.
Apr 12, 12:24
John Higgins pictured in January 2016
Five players to watch at the 2021 World Championships
Ronnie O'Sullivan held his sixth crown aloft in front of a socially distanced crowd last August.
Apr 12, 12:22
John Higgins pictured in January 2016
Result: John Higgins beats Ronnie O'Sullivan to win Players' Championship title
John Higgins wrapped up his win with a 127 clearance to black in the final frame.
Feb 28, 21:30
John Higgins pictured in January 2016
Ronnie O'Sullivan to meet John Higgins in Players Championship final
With O'Sullivan already progressing into a record-equalling 57th ranking event final, John Higgins joined him with a comfortable 6-1 win over Wilson.
Feb 27, 23:50
Ronnie O'Sullivan pictured in 2016
Ronnie O'Sullivan advances to record-equalling 57th ranking event final
The world champion recovered from 3-0 down to beat Barry Hawkins 6-4 and reach the final of the Players Championship.
Feb 26, 23:11
John Higgins pictured in January 2016
Result: Jordan Brown loses to John Higgins in Milton Keynes
The Northern Irishman was hammered 6-0.
Feb 24, 16:50
A general shot on the snooker World Championship trophy
Five things you may not know about Welsh Open winner Jordan Brown
The Northern Irishman's victory over Ronnie O'Sullivan has earned him a place in this week's Players Championship.
Feb 22, 12:42
A general shot on the snooker World Championship trophy
Jason Ferguson backs Yan Bingtao to become a national hero
WPBSA chairman Jason Ferguson says Yan has the necessary 'staying-power' to be a contender for more trophies.
Jan 18, 17:44
A general shot on the snooker World Championship trophy
Five of Yan Bingtao's potential successors as China's dominance takes shape
No fewer than 19 Chinese players currently inhabit the world's top 100.
Jan 18, 17:42
John Higgins pictured in January 2016
John Higgins to face Yan Bingtao in Masters final
The 20-year-old Chinese player has his sights set on a maiden major title after beating the defending champion in the last four in Milton Keynes.
Jan 17, 00:00
Ronnie O'Sullivan pictured in 2016
Snooker roundup: Ronnie O'Sullivan overcomes Ding Junhui at Masters
Ronnie O'Sullivan looked to be heading out of the tournament when he trailed 5-3.
Jan 13, 23:38
Mark Selby pictured in January 2016
Mark Selby and John Higgins advance to second round at Milton Keynes
John Higgins also wins on opening day at Milton Keynes.
Nov 23, 22:14
Kyren Wilson pictured in December 2015
Result: Kyren Wilson beats Judd Trump to win first title on English soil
The 28-year-old defeated the world number one 3-1 in the Championship League final.
Oct 30, 23:22
Judd Trump pictured in January 2016
Result: Judd Trump books spot in English Open final
Judd Trump saw off John Higgins in his semi-final while Neil Robertson edged past Mark Selby.
Oct 17, 22:53
Ronnie O'Sullivan pictured in 2016
World Championship: Five memorable moments from 2020 tournament
John Higgins claimed the first maximum of his Crucible career.
Aug 16, 20:51
Ronnie O'Sullivan pictured in February 2016
Veterans Ronnie O'Sullivan, Mark Williams to meet again in quarter-finals
Ronnie O'Sullivan insisted the next generation of players are "not that good" after Sunday's win.
Aug 10, 11:25
Judd Trump pictured in January 2016
Result: Judd Trump edges past Yan Bingtao as he chases history
No first-time Crucible champion has defended their title.
Aug 7, 23:33
John Higgins pictured in January 2016
Result: John Higgins dumped out of World Championship by Kurt Maflin
John Higgins has been runner-up in each of the last three years.
Aug 6, 22:50
John Higgins pictured in January 2016
A look at the previous Crucible maximums after John Higgins joins list
The Scot became the seventh man to make a maximum in Sheffield.
Aug 6, 14:40
John Higgins pictured in January 2016
John Higgins vows to put "heart and soul" into quest for fifth world title
The Scot begins his campaign against fellow veteran Matthew Stevens on Saturday.
Jul 31, 23:09
Judd Trump pictured in January 2016
Five contenders to win the World Snooker Championship
Judd Trump, Ronnie O'Sullivan, Neil Robertson, Mark Allen and John Higgins are among the favourites at the Crucible.
Jul 30, 16:30
Judd Trump pictured in January 2016
Judd Trump continues dominance over John Higgins
Judd Trump will face Stephen Maguire in the last four of the tournament.
Jun 21, 22:27
John Higgins pictured in January 2016
John Higgins: 'World Championship postponement is heartbreaking'
The four-time champion will be one of the tournament favourites if plans to reschedule the event go ahead.
Apr 19, 15:51
Mark Williams in action in February 2016
Mark Williams shrugs off gout to progress in Cheltenham
The Welshman limped around the table.
Feb 5, 20:32
Ali Carter in action in November 2015
Result: Ali Carter battles past John Higgins to book Masters semi-final spot
The 40-year-old is only playing at Alexandra Palace because Ronnie O'Sullivan chose not to compete.
Jan 17, 07:10
Shaun Murphy in action in January 2016
Result: Shaun Murphy sends reigning champion Judd Trump crashing out of Masters
Despite Judd Trump making three centuries, Shaun Murphy ran out the 6-3 winner.
Jan 14, 22:47
Judd Trump pictured in January 2016
Trump pockets title with 'ultimate shot' after winding down playboy ways
World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn feels Trump could earn £50m in his career.
May 7, 22:30
Judd Trump pictured in January 2016
Judd Trump comes of age with record-breaking World Championship win
Higgins beaten in Crucible classic.
May 6, 23:00
Judd Trump pictured in January 2016
Result: Judd Trump wins World Championship
Trump fired a record-equalling seven centuries.
May 6, 20:54
Judd Trump pictured in January 2016
Judd Trump closes in on first World Championship title
Both Trump and Higgins came close to maximum breaks and the pair shattered the sport's century records.
May 6, 17:40
Judd Trump pictured in January 2016
Judd Trump wins eight straight frames to take charge of final against Higgins
Higgins totalled three centuries of his own before he was over-run by his irrepressible opponent.
May 6, 00:55

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