In half-lit rooms, Sheffield moulds the snooker stars of the future
'They don’t go out or enjoy the city centre because of language barriers. Snooker is their life basically'
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Today we have a piece about the Ding Junhui Snooker Academy in Sheffield city centre. Millions of fans all over the world know Sheffield as the home of the sport, and a steady stream of hopefuls now travel to a handful of academies in the Steel City in the hope of making their way in the prof…