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Cloud Strife wrote:First Kiev, and now this.
When will Barry Hearn finally grow a pair and deservedly chuck this guy out of the game for good?
Dan-cat wrote:He loves a drink. Remember last year when his face was all bruised and he broke a rib... some drunken escapade he alluded to in an interview.
Still, hardly crime of the century. Awful photo though!
Iranu wrote:“Scottish man gets drunk”
TheSaviour wrote:Greame Dott is just a weird, weird person currently.
Pink Ball wrote:Also made for a terrible Fake Taxi episode.
Holden Chinaski wrote:Too bad there's no footage of drunk Higgins legging it. That would have been fun to see.
Dan-cat wrote:Lolz Cloudy. He got drunk and was an idiot.
SnookerFan wrote:Dan-cat wrote:Lolz Cloudy. He got drunk and was an idiot.
In one respect, I'd be somewhat hypocritical of me to have to a go at people for going out getting drunk. I've done enough of it in my time, if I'm honest. And I can be quite lairy.
Saying that I do think that doing it the night before a quarter-final match in a ranking event is a bit unprofessional. Doesn't sound like he's taking the tournament seriously.
Kind of feel bad for the taxi drvier too, I mean it is his living. £5 isn't anything to somebody as rich as Higgins.
Cloud Strife wrote:Reminds me of Stephen Maguire and some others as well who used to use the old PTC events abroad as a glorified holiday. Maybe it's a Scottish thing, as others have said.
Erza Scarlet wrote:Allen got drunk at the Scottish last year. I don't think drinking during tournaments will ever stop, seems to be a Snooker thing.
SnookerFan wrote:I mean, I suppose it's only themselves that they're harming.
If he wants to harm his chances of going further in a tournament, then that's his own stupidity. (Though it does his own family out of the extra prize money as well.)
It just seems such an odd thing to do. If he's bothered enough to enter a tournament, why hinder your chances like that? He's won so much in the game, he could retire with his legacy intact. Why enter tournaments that you aren't bothered about trying to win?