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"Several players" withdraw from World Snooker Championship

"Several players" withdraw from World Snooker Championship

None of the players concerned are understood to be members of the current world top 16.
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"Several players" withdraw from World Snooker Championship
None of the players concerned are understood to be members of the current world top 16.
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Stephen Maguire in January 2016
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Stephen Maguire in January 2016
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Mark Selby pictured in January 2016
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Judd Trump pictured in January 2016
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Stephen Maguire in January 2016
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Willie Thorne pictured in 2011
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Barry Hearn pictured in April 2019
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Willie Thorne pictured in 2011
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Ronnie O'Sullivan pictured in February 2016
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Luca Brecel pictured in February 2016
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