||June 29, 1971, England
|Highest pro break:
||145 (1995 Embassy World Championship)
|Current ranking (6 Apr 2019):
|World Championship best:
||Quarterfinalist two times
|Best ranking event performance
Winner of one tournament:
German Masters 2017
||"Swampy", "The Robin Hood of Snooker"
Finally made it to the quarter-finals of a ranking event in the
1997 German Open. That was his 12th(!)
He reached the first semi-final of his career in the
1998 Beer Chang Thailand Masters. The same
season he got into the top 16 for the first time.
His first final was the
1999 British Open where he lost 9-7 to Fergal
He won his first ranking title (after 26 years as a professional) at the
2017 German Masters where he beat Allister Carter 9-6.