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Curse of Half Man Half Biscuit blamed for tragic death of Len Ganley

Snooker referee Len Ganley, impaled on his own triangle, is the latest minor celebrity mentioned in a Half Man Half Biscuit song to die in mysterious circumstances.

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Posted: Aug 31st, 2011
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Mark Williams announces retirement from ‘stupid, boring snooker’

Just days after throwing away a 9-5 lead to lose 10-9 to John Higgins in the UK Championship final in Telford last Sunday, two-time world champion Mark Williams announced his retirement from the sport to stunned journalists, branding the sport ‘stupid’, ‘boring’ and ‘for joeys’.

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Posted: Dec 14th, 2010
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20 years after programme finished, man realises ‘Pot Black’ was a play on words

In the middle of a nostalgic discussion about old TV programmes yesterday, Mr Gavin Plant suddenly became aware that the name of ‘Pot Black’, the erstwhile BBC2 snooker tournament, was actually a play on words.

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Posted: Jul 5th, 2009
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Fight after snooker champions ‘never put no coins on table’

‘A couple of lads claimed they were next on the table.’

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Posted: May 7th, 2007
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