Willie Thorne

Willie Thorne was born in Leicester in 1954 and went on to become one of Britain's most popular and recognisable sportsmen. His skill and entertaining style took him to the top of the professional snooker tree during the boom years for the game in the 1980s. His career spanned more than three decades, during which time he amassed 14 tournament wins worldwide and became famous for his ability to put together maximum 147 breaks. Since retiring from the game he has become heavily involved with...See more