CUEVIEW - Craig Steadman Exclusive
StBlazeySnooker | On 27, Feb 2013
It was a real pleasure to speak with Craig and get his Cue View really nice guy and very candid with his answers
STBS – What is your full name please
CS – Craig Steadman
STBS – Your Current Club/base
CS – 147 club….. Manchester
STBS – Your Highest Break
CS – 147
STBS – Are you Left/Right Handed or both
CS – Right
STBS – Bio about yourself (in no more than 200 words)
CS – Easy going guy who likes most things men like.
“Played in the masters quals a few years ago and my opponent took of his arm and attached a 12 ft extension to his shoulder!! Thinks his name was graemme Francis??”
STBS – What was your first ever memory of snooker?
CS – Playing in a labour club whilst my grandad brushed the tables.
STBS – At what age did you start playing snooker and why?
CS – 11 for the reason above.
STBS – What has been your greatest achievement in snooker?
CS – Won a few good Amatuer events but as a pro making venues is what it’s all about after a small taste of it.
STBS – Who is the most famous professional player you have played or met? (can be modern or older era)
CS – Played most pro’s so it’s down to personal opinion who’s most famous.
STBS – Who is your favourite TV commentator?
CS – Stephen hendry is class in and out the commentary box.
STBS – What is your Favourite professional player and why?
CS – Graemme dott…. Not sure why just always rooted for him. (Not when I’ve played him of course)
STBS – What has been the most memorable snooker match you have ever seen?
CS – Hendry v white world final that went the distance and Paul hunters comebacks in masters finals.
STBS -Who is the most under-rated player in professional snooker?
CS – Graemme Dott.
STBS -Who is the best professional player in your view to have ever picked up a cue?
CS – Ronnie O’Sullivan
STBS – Funniest moment in your snooker experience?
CS – Played in the masters quals a few years ago and my opponent took of his arm and attached a 12 ft extension to his shoulder!! Thinks his name was graemme Francis??
STBS – Who is your bogey player?
CS – Don’t like that term but I’ve never beaten Ryan day if my memory is correct.
STBS – Do you have any snooker ambitions you still have not achieved?
CS – To many to write!! Ha
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