Snooker legends head to county

Snooker Legends

Snooker Legends

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Preston may have the kings of the green beize with the Players Championship Snooker Grand Final from March 25-29, but if you want the stars of yesteryear head up the M65.

The Snooker Legends event on Saturday, August 2 features Steve Davis, Stephen Hendry, Jimmy White and Dennis Taylor at King George’s Hall in Blackburn.

Seven times world championHendry teams up with six times Champion Davis, to take on the Whirlwind Jimmy White and 1985 World Champion Dennis Taylor in doubles and singles matches.

John Virgo will be on hand to provide expert analysis and generally keep the crowds entertained and Michaela Tabb will officiate.

Jimmy said: “With Dennis as my partner if it goes to a final black you know who’ll be taking it on!”

A VIP reception will take place before the event between 6pm-6.45pm beforehand for autographs.

Tickets: £20.