William Joseph Thorne (* 4. März in Leicester, England; † Juni in Torrevieja, Spanien) war ein englischer Snookerspieler, der zwischen und. , In der folgenden Saison verlor Thorne erneut sein Auftaktspiel bei den Canadian Open, zog aber mit Siegen über Bernard Bennett und Ray Reardon. William Joseph Thorne (* 4. März in Wigston bei Leicester) ist ein ehemaliger englischer Snookerprofi. Karriere. Willie Thorne lernte das Snookerspielen in.
Englishman Thorne dies aged 66 after leukaemia diagnosisWillie Thorne - Taking a Punt on My Life (English Edition) eBook: Thorne, Willie: residentalia.com: Kindle-Shop. , In der folgenden Saison verlor Thorne erneut sein Auftaktspiel bei den Canadian Open, zog aber mit Siegen über Bernard Bennett und Ray Reardon. English former professional snooker player Willie Thorne has died aged 66 after suffering respiratory failure while being treated for leukaemia in Spain, his carer.
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He missed out on his biggest title in when he blew a lead over Steve Davis in the final of the UK Championship after missing a simple blue off its spot.
World Snooker Tour chairman Hearn described him as "a larger than life personality and… a major part of the rebirth of snooker in the s ".
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RIP WT. Scottish former professional snooker player Stephen Hendry said: 'Very sad news today,Willie was one of my favourite people in snooker.
I know he had faults and weaknesses we all do but he was one of the games greatest ever characters,I'll miss him.
Former rival and co-commentator Dennis Taylor showed his respects online, saying: 'Devastating news about Willie Thorne. Willie was a very charismatic person.
Very saddened to hear the news that Willie Thorne has passed away. A warm and charming person, a great time to be in Leicester when he won the Classic in Former Leicester Tigers rugby star Austin Healey said: 'Really sad to hear Willie Thorne has passed away, he was a brilliant guy to be around rip.
Retired Wales captain John Hartson posted: 'Sad to hear that Willie Thorne has passed away, was with him just before the lockdown he was in great form..
Spent lots of time with him in Sheffield, and came back with so many funny, but unrepeatable stories. Thorne previously said he started gambling during his snooker career, but upon retiring in , found it harder to fund his habit.
He said he had struggled to cope after giving up the sport, where he had once reached number seven in the world rankings.
He began to accept money from lenders who knew he could not resist borrowing money in the hope of being rewarded with a big win.
He revealed in the book he had tried to take his own life in March , a few days after his 48th birthday, by taking sleeping pills but was discovered by his step-son, then aged 11, and treated in hospital.
John Virgo:. In the 80s he lent the eye-watering sum against his mortgage over the course of six years in what he called a 'vicious circle' he became caught in with Willie Thorne.
He believes it cut his career short and left him unsure of what to do after snooker. Its success led to his own range of waistcoats, books, apps and panto appearances.
But he reckons his luckiest moment was finally getting a date with a woman he'd known for two decades — Rosie Ries, the publishing executive, who he now lives with in a four-bedroom detached house in Surrey.
Both would chat happily, perhaps not remotely contemplating that both would have long media careers, with Thorne as a snooker commentator and Lineker an anchor man.
They went on to have twin sons, Tristan and Kieran, and a daughter, Tahli. Perhaps the marriage was doomed to failure.
I have to own up to the sort of weakness in my character that allowed me to succumb to temptation on many occasions when it came to women.
His acute financial problems worsened as his playing career declined in the 90s and his gambling addiction took hold.Willie Thorne has died in hospital in Spain at the age of The former snooker player, who reached the quarter-finals of the world championship on two occasions, was diagnosed with leukaemia in. An instantly recognisable star of what might be termed the golden age of snooker, Willie Thorne has died aged 66 after suffering from leukaemia. With his bald head, magnificent moustache and. Thorne competed in Series 5 of Strictly Come Dancing with professional dance partner Erin Boag, before being voted out on 20 October in 12th place (out of 14). He was friends with the retired footballer Gary Lineker, which was the subject of the VHS production, Best of Friends – The Official Story of Gary Lineker & Willie Thorne. Former snooker and Strictly Come Dancing star Willie Thorne has died in hospital in Spain after suffering 'septic shock' following respiratory failure. The year-old was surrounded by his. SNOOKER legend Willie Thorne, who was once married to Miss GB and gambled away £1m, has passed away aged He died peacefully listening to his children after going into septic shock due to. 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 Leicester, England; † Juni in Torrevieja, Spanien) war ein englischer Snookerspieler, der zwischen und. , In der folgenden Saison verlor Thorne erneut sein Auftaktspiel bei den Canadian Open, zog aber mit Siegen über Bernard Bennett und Ray Reardon. William Joseph Thorne (4. März - Juni ) war ein englischer Profi- Snooker. Er gewann einen Ranglistentitel, den Klassiker von.