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‘Half-decent amateurs’: Ronnie O’Sullivan criticises snooker’s next generation – video
Five-times world snooker champion Ronnie O’Sullivan made some scathing remarks about the next generation of snooker. During an interview with the BBC he was asked about if he would have believed he and Mark Williams would still be performing at the top more than two decades later. The 44-year-old said: ‘Probably not if you asked me then but when you look at the standard of play, I would say yes. People like me, John Higgins and Mark Williams, if you look at the younger players coming through, they are not that good really. Most of them would do well as half-decent amateurs, not even amateurs. They are so bad.’