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These are the 16 snooker stars heading to Preston for the Coral Players' Championship

Preston Guild Hall will play host to the stars of snooker when the Coral Players' Championship comes to the city next month.

Only the leading 16 players from the one-year ranking list have qualified for the £380,000 world ranking event, live on ITV. Below we take a look at the names going for the title from March 4 to 10.

The Northern Irishman is the No.1 seed for the event. He is the winner of five ranking events including the 2018 Masters

1. Mark Allen

The Northern Irishman is the No.1 seed for the event. He is the winner of five ranking events including the 2018 Masters
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The 29-year-old is one of the game's top stars and is a former winner of the UK Championship and Masters. Current World Grand Prix champion.

2. Judd Trump

The 29-year-old is one of the game's top stars and is a former winner of the UK Championship and Masters. Current World Grand Prix champion.
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'The Thunder from Down Under' was world champion back in 2010 and remains one of the game's very best.

3. Neil Robertson

'The Thunder from Down Under' was world champion back in 2010 and remains one of the game's very best.
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The 35-year-old won the world title in 2014, 2016 and 2017 and is the No.4 seed in Preston.

4. Mark Selby

The 35-year-old won the world title in 2014, 2016 and 2017 and is the No.4 seed in Preston.
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