CUEVIEW - Alfie Burden Exclusive
StBlazeySnooker | On 27, Feb 2013
We managed to catch up with Alfie Burden whilst he was online on twitter, Alfie Kindly agreed to do a quick CueView for us – enjoy everyone
STBS – What is your full name please
AB – Alfie Burden
STBS – Your Current Club/base
AB – Varied
STBS – Your Highest Break
AB – 147
STBS – Are you Left/Right Handed or both
AB – Left
STBS – Bio about yourself (in no more than 200 words)
AB – Professional for 19 years played at crucible in 1998 best ranking event performances 6 last 16s won the world ibsf title in 2009 currently ranked 53 in the world and hoping to move forward. Have two great kids aged 10&7 my son is following in my footsteps he currently plays for Arsenal.
“Professional for 19 years played at crucible in 1998 best ranking event performances 6 last 16s won the world ibsf title in 2009 currently ranked 53 in the world and hoping to move forward. Have two great kids aged 10&7 my son is following in my footsteps he currently plays for Arsenal.”
STBS – What was your first ever memory of snooker?
AB – Taylor Davis 1985 watching it with my dad
STBS – At what age did you start playing snooker and why?
AB – 9
STBS – What has been your greatest achievement in snooker?
AB – 2009 world AM champ
STBS – Who is the most famous professional player you have played or met? (can be modern or older era)
AB – Hendry & white played them all
STBS – Who is your favourite TV commentator?
AB – Foulds and also my good friend
STBS – What is your Favourite professional player and why?
AB – Jimmy great friend respect him a great deal and helped me an awful lot in snooker and life over the years
STBS – What has been the most memorable snooker match you have ever seen?
AB – Made 3 tons in a pro match and lost 5-3 always remember that one
STBS -Who is the most under-rated player in professional snooker?
AB – Me
STBS -Who is the best professional player in your view to have ever picked up a cue?
AB – O Sullivan for me
STBS – Funniest moment in your snooker experience?
AB – Practicing with Q Hann for 5 years
STBS – Who is your bogey player?
AB – Dave Gilbert
STBS – Do you have any snooker ambitions you still have not achieved?
AB – Plenty
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