Ronnie O’Sullivan in action at the during the Coral UK Championship at the Barbican Centre, York.

Ronnie O’Sullivan completed a stellar year by fending off a dramatic Judd Trump comeback to win the Coral UK Championship. A 10-9 victory gave 39-year(...)

Ronnie O’Sullivan celebrates a maximum break of 147 in the final frame of his 6-0 victory over Matthew Selt during the 2014 Coral UK Championship at the Barbican Centre, York. Photograph: Tim Goode/PA Wire

Ronnie O’Sullivan finished off with a brilliant 147 break as he stormed into the quarter-finals of the Coral UK Championship with a 6-0 demolition of(...)

Ireland’s David Morris in action during his third-round game against  David Gilbert at the  UK Championship at the Barbican Centre, York. Photograph:  Mike Egerton/PA

David Morris followed up his giant-killing victory over world champion Mark Selby with an equally impressive win over Dave Gilbert at the Coral UK Cha(...)

Referee Kevin Friend shows a yellow card to Diego Costa of Chelsea after a clash with Sunderland’s Wes Brown during the Premier League match at the Stadium of Light. Photograph: Tony Marshall/Getty Images
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Diego Costa has missed enough Chelsea matches thanks to his dodgy hamstrings but the league leaders will miss him for Wednesday night’s league game(...)

Mark Selby (left) congratulates David Morris after he won their second-round match during the  Coral UK Championship at the Barbican Centre in York. Photograph:   Anna Gowthorpe/PA

Kilkenny’s David Morris caused a huge shock at the Coral UK Championship when he knocked out world champion Mark Selby. Selby, who became a father for(...)

Fergal O’Brien is into the Shanghai Masters quarter-finals. Photograph: Gareth Copley/PA Wire

Ireland’s Fergal O’Brien will meet Mark Selby in the Shanghai Masters quarter-finals after fighting back to beat Zhao Xintong on Thursday.Zhao, the 17(...)

 Ronnie O’Sullivan who escaped unscathed from a car crash as he travelled home from defeat in the world championships final.  Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Snooker ace Ronnie O’Sullivan escaped unscathed from a car crash as he travelled home from defeat in the Dafabet World Championship final. The five-t(...)

Mark Selby celebrates after winning the final of the Dafabet World Snooker Championships at The Crucible, Sheffield.Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Mark Selby dedicated Crucible glory to his late father after stunning Ronnie O’Sullivan with one of the greatest snooker comebacks. The 30-year-old L(...)

Mark Selby celebrates winning the final frame of the afternoon session of the  World Snooker Championships at The Crucible in Sheffield. Photograph:  Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Mark Selby rocked Ronnie O’Sullivan with one of the great Crucible comebacks as his tenacity and sheer appetite for the task was rewarded with a fi(...)

Ronnie O’Sullivan and Barry Hawkins during their semi-final at the World Snooker Championship at The Crucible Theatre  in Sheffield, England. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Ronnie O’Sullivan gave himself the chance to earn a day off as he built on his lead over Barry Hawkins in their World Championship semi-final in Shef(...)