- Champions League with Steve McManaman
- Macca's view on English Football and UCL
- Jimmy's Final pick for the Masters 2017
- Jimmy’s Semi-final picks for the Masters 2017
- Jimmy’s Latest Picks for The Masters 2017
- Jimmy’s Interview Ahead of Masters 2017
- Macca’s View on the UCL Draw
- Macca’s Latest Views on English Football and Champions League
- Champion of Champions 2016 Final Day
- Champion of Champions 2016 Semi-Finals
- Champion of Champions 2016
- Macca’s Latest Views on EPL and UCL
- First Interview with Steve McManaman
- Dafabet Masters 2016
- Gibraltar Open 2015
- English Premier League 2015-2016
- World Series of Poker 2015
- World Championship 2015
- Dafabet Masters 2015
Date of Birth: 02 May 1962
Lives Epsom, Surrey
Turned Pro 1980
Ranking Tournament Victories 10 – Mercantile Credit Classic 1986, 1991; Grand Prix 1986, 1992; British Open 1987, 1992; Canadian Masters 1988; European Open 1992; UK
Championship 1992; Daily Record Players Championship 2004.
Highest Tournament Break 147 – World Championship 1992
Jimmy White is one of snooker’s most popular player, with a professional career spanning more than three decades – Often referred to as the ‘People’s Champion’, White has
brought joy to millions with his attacking brand of snooker and capacity to play astonishing shots using screw and side spin.
At the age of just 16 he won the English amateur title and became world amateur champion at 18. An exciting, attacking player by nature, he became known as ‘The Whirlwind’
and made an immediate impression on the pro ranks by reaching the 1982 World Championship semi-finals at the age of 20, losing a thriller to Alex Higgins 16-15.
Two years later, White reached the first of six world finals at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre, losing 18-16 to Steve Davis. He appeared in every world final from 1990 to 1994, losing four times to Stephen Hendry and once to John Parrott. White’s humility and generosity despite these disappointments further endeared him to the viewing millions.
White has won ten ranking titles, including the 1992 UK Championship, and 25 other tournaments. One of his biggest successes was winning the Masters snooker’s most prestigious invitation title, now proudly sponsored by Dafabet – on home soil in his native London in 1984. He also captured the Irish Masters back-to-back in 1985 and 1986.
White compiled the Crucible’s second maximum break in 1992 and has made over 300 century breaks in competition.
White won the World Seniors Championship in 2010 and, at the age of 52, is currently the oldest player on the professional tour.
Date of Birth: February 11, 1972
Place of Birth: Kirkdale, Lancashire, England
Playing position: Midfielder
Football Career: Youth Career: Liverpool (1988-1990); Senior Career: Liverpool (1990-1999) 272 appearances, 46 goals; Real Madrid (1999-2003) 94 appearances, 8 goals; Manchester City (2003-2005) 35 appearances, 0 goals).
National Team: England U21 (1991-1993) 7 appearances, 1 goal; England (1994-2001) 37 appearances, 3 goals.
Steve McManaman is a retired footballer who is regarded as the most decorated English football player to have played for a club abroad.
Fondly called “Macca”, he played for Liverpool, Real Madrid and Manchester City.
He was cited by UEFA who said none was as successful as him amongst all England’s footballing exports in the modern era.
McManaman made history by becoming the first player without first-team experience to play for the England Under-21 team.
In his nine years as a professional at Liverpool (1990-99) where he dazzled fans with his speed and dribbling skills, he won the FA Cup and League Cup. And after 364 appearances and 66 goals for Liverpool, he moved to Real Madrid in 1999, becoming just the second English player to ever play for the La Liga club.
He played for England in the 1998 FIFA World Cup and in the UEFA European Football Championships in 1996 and 2000. He was capped 37 times for the Three Lions.
It was in 1996 when he earned praises from fans and Brazilian football great Pele after coming up with a series of impressive match-winning performances for England. Pele hailed McManaman as the tournament’s best player and lauded him as among the best players in the world at the time.
As a Real Madrid player, McManaman won two UEFA Champions League titles, two La Liga trophies, two Supercopa de España medals, one UEFA Super Cup and one Intercontinental Cup, thus firming up his reputation as the most successful English footballer to perform abroad.
He moved to Manchester City in 2003, before retiring in 2005.
After his retirement, he embarked on a new career in television and is presently with BT Sport where he is one of its leading football pundits.
And only recently, Macca became the latest Dafabet Ambassador who will be bringing in his wealth of football knowledge and expert analysis for Dafabet players throughout the season!