, In der folgenden Saison verlor Thorne erneut sein Auftaktspiel bei den Canadian Open, zog aber mit Siegen über Bernard Bennett und Ray Reardon.  In the verse which begins "but old Willie Thorne, his hair's all gorn", Thorne's cameo line was "Perhaps I ought to chalk it", in reference to his gleaming head. William Joseph Thorne (4. März - Juni ) war ein englischer Profi- Snooker. Er gewann einen Ranglistentitel, den Klassiker von.
Willie ThorneGroße Bestürzung in Großbritannien: Willie Thorne ist tot. Die Snooker-Legende hat den Kampf gegen den Blutkrebs verloren und ist im Alter. William Joseph Thorne war ein englischer Snookerspieler, der zwischen Jahre als professioneller Spieler verbrachte und in diesem Zeitraum für zwei Saisons Rang 7 der Snookerweltrangliste belegte. Beim Classic gewann er zum. William Joseph Thorne (* 4. März in Wigston bei Leicester) ist ein ehemaliger englischer Snookerprofi. Karriere. Willie Thorne lernte das Snookerspielen in.
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He had taken a knife to a hotel and written letters to family members - only to be found by Ms Saxby in the nick of time. It was the second time he had tried to kill himself, having swallowed a half empty tub of sleeping pills in and later waking up in Leicester Royal Infirmary.
His lifestyle led to health problems and he had a mild stroke in , was diagnosed with prostate cancer in June , followed by another stroke in the September.
The icon revealed in a tweet on March 18 this year he had been diagnosed with leukaemia. It read: 'I realise everybody is having a tough time.
Mines just got worse I've been diagnosed with leukaemia I'm devastated. Start chemotherapy tomorrow I'm in Spain were the health care is hopefully second to none.
Love to you all Willie x. He said in 'I couldn't see a way out. I'd caused so much grief to so many people. It's so cowardly. I've three children, two stepchildren and grandchildren and life in a nice house with a loving wife Ms O'Neill said on the website Thorne pictured in was not responding to any treatment so the hospital decided to 'turn off the machines'.
His first marriage to Fiona Walker pictured on their wedding day , who he had twin boys and a daughter with, ended in when he went off with shop assistant Denise Foster in Thorne pictured when he first got into the game reached two World Championship quarter-finals and won his only ranking title, the Mercantile Credit Classic, in Lineker, who played snooker with Thorne on many occasions, tweeted: 'Deeply, deeply saddened to hear that my friend Willie Thorne has passed away.
One of life's great characters. RIP Willie. Healey also paid his respects, saying: 'Really sad to hear Willie Thorne has passed away, he was a brilliant guy to be around rip'.
Sad news. Tributes are being paid to the "larger than life personality" and "marvellous" sportsman following his death in hospital. Snooker star Willie Thorne has been described as a "beautiful man" and "one of the game's greatest" after it was announced he had died following a short illness.
Ronnie O'Sullivan, who two weeks ago sported a moustache at the Snooker Championship League in Thorne's honour, tweeted: "Just want to say what a beautiful man, big heart great company.
His principal rival, Steve Davis , may not have made as many big breaks in matches, but he was ice cool under pressure, while Thorne would frequently unravel at key moments.
His big breakthrough came in , aged 21, when he was included in the field competing in Pot Black, a BBC series featuring matches played over a single frame between the top stars.
It had started in , after colour had come to television, attracting millions of new fans. In little time, Thorne was in demand for lucrative appearances on a rapidly expanding snooker exhibition circuit.
It was not only his skill at the table that brought a clamour for his services, but also because he found it easy to communicate with people.
Our thoughts are with his family at this sad time. This article is more than 5 months old. Strachan Open. Dubai Classic [nb 13]. German Open. Malta Grand Prix.
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New Zealand Masters. World Matchplay. London Masters. World Masters. Indian Masters. The Great WT. Lots of love to his family. Fellow ex-world champ Neil Robertson said: "So sad to hear about the passing of Willie Thorne last night.
One of the games great characters and will be missed greatly. And Leicester City posted: "We are deeply saddened to hear that snooker legend and Foxes supporter Willie Thorne has passed away at the age of Rest in peace.
He won 14 worldwide titles, and reached the final of the UK Championship in , losing to Steve Davis having led the tie at one stage.
Nicknamed Mr Maximum - for holding the record for most maximum breaks - he also reached the quarter finals of the world championships in both and ; his best performances in the tournament.
Arguably his finest hour came in the final of The Classic in , where he beat Cliff Thorburn to win his only ranked tournament. After retiring in , Thorne moved into commentary and became one of the voices of the BBC, having first worked for them in the 80s.