Brian Morgan (snooker player)

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Brian Morgan
Born (1968-07-16) 16 July 1968 (age 51)
Sport country England
Professional1989–2006
Highest ranking27 (1995/1996,
1998–1999)
Career winnings£476,433
Highest break146:
1996 Asian Classic (qualifying)
Century breaks54
Best ranking finishRunner-up (1996 Asian Classic)
Tournament wins
Non-ranking2

Brian Morgan is an English professional snooker player and coach. He is a former World Under-21 champion, and was among the top 32 players in the professional world rankings for several years.

Career[edit]

He reached the last 16 of the 1994 World Championship. He also qualified for the tournament in 1993, 1995 and 1997. In 1996 he reached the final of the Asian Classic, beating Stephen Hendry before suffering a narrow 9–8 loss to Ronnie O'Sullivan. He made a 146 break in this tournament. In the same year he won the Benson & Hedges Championship, which entitled its winner to a wild card place in the Masters. He beat Hendry again in the 2000 Grand Prix,[1] in which he reached the quarter-finals, and reached the last 16 of the 2004 Irish Masters.[2]

Career finals[edit]

Ranking finals: 1 (1 runner-up)[edit]

Outcome No. Year Championship Opponent in the final Score
Runner-up 1. 1996 Asian Classic England Ronnie O'Sullivan 8–9

Non-ranking finals: 2 (2 title)[edit]

Outcome No. Year Championship Opponent in the final Score
Winner 1. 1996 Benson & Hedges Championship Scotland Drew Henry 9–8
Winner 2. 2001 WPBSA Open Tour Event 2 Republic of Ireland Leo Fernandez 5–2

Amateur finals: 1 (1 title)[edit]

Outcome No. Year Championship Opponent in the final Score
Winner 1. 1988 IBSF World Under-21 Championship Malta Jason Peplow 6–1

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Snooker: Top scalp for Morgan". Frinton and Walton Clacton Gazette. 2000. Archived from the original on 10 August 2007. Retrieved 16 July 2008.
  2. ^ "O'Sullivan crushes Morgan". BBC. 24 March 2004. Retrieved 16 July 2008.