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  Snooker Player Profile - Alan McManus
McManus’ last appearance in a major final was at the 2002 LG Cup, when he beat Shokat Ali, Stephen Lee, David Gray and Steve Davis before losing 9-5 to Chris Small.
McManus held his nerve in a series of tight matches, beating Alain Robidoux and James Wattana 5-4, Ebdon 6-5 and Doherty 9-8 in the final.
McManus is known on the circuit as Angles because of his knowledge of the table and ability to escape from snookers.
www.worldsnooker.com /players_search-8603.htm   (535 words)

 The Global Snooker Centre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Alan McManus was not one of those players who grabbed the headlines as a teenager but snooker did not have a very high profile in Scotland at that time.
Although Alan has not added to his tournament victories, he continued to be one of the most consistent players and in 1996/7 was runner up in the Scottish Masters and reached a clutch of quarter and semi-finals in ranking events.
Alan's winnings up the end of the 2000/01 season total over £1.6M and his record is notable.
www.globalsnookercentre.co.uk /files/Players/Global_Europe/Global_Scotland/p_profile032.htm   (734 words)

 SnookerUSA.com - World Of Snooker > 2002 LG Cup > Final   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
McManus, from Glasgow, Scotland's largest city, then missed a simple red while on a break of 46 in the second frame, but Small's chance to counter-attack ended when he missed a red with the rest and the world number fifteen took the frame to level the match.
McManus however finally got off the mark in the next frame and produced a very cool clearance of 33 to snatch the frame from Small 58-55.
McManus however, known on the snooker tour as 'angles' for his knowledge of the table, again got the two snookers he needed, but then conceded the frame after leaving the last red over a center pocket.
www.snookerusa.com /menu/worldofsnooker/02-03wsmaintour/02lgcup/final.shtml   (1134 words)

 Sporting Life - Snooker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
McManus, WPBSA Young Player of the Year in 1991, took just two seasons to reach the top 16 in the world rankings and has remained there ever since.
McManus followed this up by clinching his first world ranking title, defeating Peter Ebdon 9-6 in the final of the 1994 Dubai Classic.
McManus held his nerve in a series of tight matches, beating Alain Robidoux and James Wattana 5-4, Ebdon 6-5 and Ken Doherty 9-8 in the final.
www.sportinglife.com /snooker/season01-02/profiles/amcmanus   (283 words)

 Alan McManus - Wikipedia
McManus begann seine Profikarriere 1990 und schaffte es in nur zwei Jahren in die Top 16 der Weltrangliste, welche er vorerst nicht mehr verließ.
In den Jahren 1992 und 1993 erreichte McManus das Halbfinale der Snookerweltmeisterschaft.
McManus gewann die Dubai Duty Free Classic 1994 und das Thailand Masters 1996.
de.wikipedia.org /wiki/Alan_McManus   (149 words)

 Sport | McManus claws his way back to victory
The 29th and last Benson and Hedges Masters began with a remarkable match that saw Alan McManus, the 1994 champion, prevail by 6-5 over Mark Davis, the winner of the qualifying competition.
McManus opened with a run of 245 unanswered points to lead 3-0 but a run of five straight frames, including back-to-back centuries, put Davis 5-3 up before McManus coolly won the remaining three frames.
McManus, characteristically resolute, clinched that frame with a break of 63, levelled with one of 84 and, unseduced by avoidable risk, built up a 54-0 lead in the decider which Davis was unable to threaten.
sport.guardian.co.uk /print/0,3858,4597179-108369,00.html   (397 words)

 Profile of Alan McManus
Alan McManus, WPBSA Young Player of the Year in 1991, took just two seasons to reach the top 16 in the world rankings and has remained there ever since.
McManus reached the second round for the next seven years but his proud record of having never failed to win his opening match at the Crucible was ended in 2001 by Northern Ireland's Patrick Wallace, who recorded a shock 10-2 victory.
A member of the Scottish 'Dream Team' who triumphed in the 1996 Castrol-Honda World Cup, McManus was reunited with Hendy and John Higgins at Reading in January, 2001, and they went on to win the Coalite Nations Cup, beating the Republic of Ireland 6-2 in the final.
www.mccord.plus.com /Snooker/Player_Profiles/Alan_McManus.htm   (376 words)

 BBC SPORT | Other Sport | Snooker | Alan McManus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
McManus must be one of the unluckiest men in snooker.
The year before, McManus had lost to his compatriot in the last four of the World Championships, the second successive year he had made the semis.
Despite the recent dip in his form, McManus showed flashes of his former self in reaching the final of the 2002 LG Cup earlier this season. /sport1/hi/other_sports/snooker/2924375.stm   (192 words)

 RTÉ.ie Sport - Snooker: McManus relishes home victory
Alan McManus, who despise travelling and relishes home comforts, produced the goods in his own back yard as the Regal Masters got under way at Motherwell Civic Centre today.
McManus pounced with a 38 break to draw level at 3-3, moved ahead by claiming the seventh with a well controlled contribution of 74 - after O'Brien had jawed a simple fl off its spot - and came through a marathon 51 minute eighth frame to progress.
Mind you, he'll be coming out with all guns blazing because he hasn't had a good start to the season and he'll want to make amends." McManus was referring to a memorable quarter-final at Motherwell back in 1996 when he shocked Hendry with a 6-3 win, highlighted by exceptional long potting and break building.
www.rte.ie /sport/2000/1024/snooker1.html   (423 words)

 RTÉ.ie Sport - Snooker: McManus sets up all Scottish clash
Alan McManus will meet Stephen Hendry after defeating people's favourite Jimmy White 6-4 on the opening day of the Irish Masters at the Citywest hotel this afternoon.
The first session saw McManus take a 3-1 interval lead, with McManus getting the first century break in the Department of Health sponsored tournament with a 102 in the 4th frame.
Frame six saw McManus restore his two frame advantage, and he might have taken the next, only to be snookered behind the brown after White had left a red hovering over the corner pocket.
www.rte.ie /sport/2001/0327/snooker1.html   (247 words)

 RTÉ.ie Sport - Doherty dumped out of World Championships
Alan McManus reached the quarter-finals at the Crucible for the first time since 1993 with a 13-11 success against 1997 champion Ken Doherty tonight.
The 34-year-old Glaswegian seized control of the match from the outset and although the Dubliner fought back to lead 10-8 tonight, McManus refused to let it slip from his grasp.
McManus was remarkably indifferent about his triumph, insisting the enjoyment he derives from playing the game outweighs whether he wins or loses.
www.rte.ie /sport/2005/0423/doherty.html   (341 words)

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Sen. Michelle McManus is joined by Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on her bill, Senate Bill 444, to crack down on unauthorized use of police uniforms, badges and other identifiers.
Michelle McManus joins members of the GEO Group and representatives from Lake County and the Michigan Youth Correctional Facility at the state Capitol May 17 to testify before the Senate Appropriations Judiciary and Corrections Subcommittee against the governor's proposal to close the MYCF.
With Senator McManus are: Susannah Grabow, Andrea and Jill Clos, and Jonathan Shank from Osceola County; Jessica Kaufman from Mecosta County and Zachary Baker from Missaukee County.
www.senate.michigan.gov /gop/photowire/McManus/McManus.htm   (2587 words)

 Alan Keyes ARCHIVES | Alan Keyes on the Jan Mickelson Show
ADAM MCMANUS, HOST: Jessie Jackson in Pinellas Park, Florida, and he is there at the request of the Schindlers talking about Terri Schiavo.
The Florida state constitution declares unequivocally that in the state of Florida "the supreme executive power shall be vested in a governor…." The word supreme means highest in authority.
MCMANUS: I do have information about why she was brought to the hospice.
www.renewamerica.us /archives/media/interviews/05_03_29mcmanus.htm   (1637 words)

 macgregor - pafg170 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Brian Joseph McManus was born on 1 Jan 1927 in Northam, Wa.
Gordon Joseph McManus [Parents].Gordon married Alexsandra McElhiney on 24 Jan 1975 in Perth, Wa.
Alan David McManus [Parents].Alan married Sharon Marie Hawkins on 7 Sep 1978 in Perth, Wa.
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 Scotland on Sunday - Sport - Final-frame agony for McManus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
SCOTLAND’S Alan McManus suffered final-frame agony as Paul Hunter kept his Benson and Hedges Masters title defence on track with a thrilling 6-5 win yesterday.
Leading 2-1, Hunter missed a frame-ball pink in the fourth and McManus cleared from the second-last red to fl to draw level at 2-2.
McManus, 31, was disappointed not to be tasting the Wembley atmosphere in the final again, having beaten Hendry 9-8 eight years ago.
scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com /sport.cfm?id=159932002   (592 words)

 BreakingNews.ie: Hope for McManus
Alan McManus made a determined effort to break his Crucible curse in Sheffield today although his opponent Ian McCulloch remains favourite to reach the Embassy World Championship quarter-finals.
McManus led 57-23 in the final frame before the mid-session interval.
McManus still requires nine of the remaining 13 frames to break his world championship hoodoo but at least he has ensured McCulloch can’t win with a session to spare.
www.breakingnews.ie /2004/04/26/story144580.html   (530 words)

 BBC SPORT | Other Sport | World Snooker | Small pulls out   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
He trailed fellow Scot Alan McManus 7-1 after the opening session and clearly looked unhappy, conceding the seventh frame with just one ball potted.
McManus had made breaks of 83 and 51 on his way to his lead and will not now be in action again until next weekend.
McManus said he was as surprised as anyone else after Small pulled out. /sport2/low/other_sports/snooker/3635037.stm   (248 words)

 BBC SPORT | Other Sport | Snooker | Rocket downs McManus
McManus produced an error-strewn performance, and O'Sullivan made the most of the chances he was given.
Ronnie O'Sullivan admitted he had not scaled the heights against Alan McManus despite claiming a 6-0 whitewash.
Alan McManus admitted he had not done himself justice after Ronnie O'Sullivan handed him his first Wembley whitewash.
news8.thdo.bbc.co.uk /sport1/low/other_sports/snooker/3452985.stm   (268 words)

 BBC SPORT | OTHER SPORTS | Hendry crushes McManus
In a totally one-sided match, the seven-times world champion powered to a 19th victory over McManus, who failed to pot a ball in five of the seven frames.
McManus, who recorded a rare success over his compatriot at the British Open earlier this season, prevented an embarrassing whitewash in frame five as a run of 51 gave him a 73-14 success.
McManus was denied a point in the final two frames as Hendry added further telling contributions of 52 and 53.
news8.thdo.bbc.co.uk /sport1/low/other_sports/1250482.stm   (389 words)

 Small walks tall at Guild Hall
McManus could have been excused for feeling exhausted after labouring until midnight on Saturday to beat Steve Davis 6-4 in the semi-finals.
Undeniably McManus was below par yesterday but nevertheless led 3-1 and 4-2 only to go into the interval tied at 4-4 after Small benefited from a stroke of luck in the final frame.
McManus struggled in the evening, failing to pot a single ball in its first two frames.
www.buzzle.com /editorials/10-14-2002-28153.asp   (320 words)

 BBC SPORT | OTHER SPORTS | McManus aims to outgun Hendry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
McManus will be looking to record successive victories over the seven-times world champion as the pair battle it out for a place in the semi-finals of the £195,000 Regal Masters.
Earlier in the month McManus beat the former world number one 5-2 at the same stage in the British Open.
McManus, who came through a struggle against Dubliner Fergal O'Brien 5-3 on Tuesday, will be looking to go one better than runners-up spot, having finished second on three occasions at Scotland's premier invitation event. /sport/hi/english/other_sports/newsid_992000/992580.stm   (379 words)

 Guest Entries 1999   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
I have traced my ancestor Bernardus Garvy (Garvey) and his spouse Maria McManus registered in the christening records of VRI (Vital Records Index -British Isles giving details of their children's christenings, Patrick, Mary, James, Bartholomew and Bridget in Roman Catholoic, Aghanagh, Sligo, Ireland although birthplace of Bernard and Mary is known as Roscommon.
Elizabeth McManus married Michael McHugh and settled in Centre County PA before moving to Cambridge County PA. I know of at least one son by the name of James and possibly one Rev. Henry McHugh.
We have some connection with New York as Terrence acquired from a relative Thomas McManus who was in the New York region, an expensive imported dining room set (Chippendale) which came from England and came in through the New York Harbor.
www.nataliesnet.com /mcmanus/guestlog99.htm   (3044 words)

 BreakingNews.ie: Williams overcomes McManus in Masters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Welshman added to his opening frame break of 88 to compile further runs of 67, 54, 116 and a splendid 66 after trailing 65-0 which sealed victory and a quarter-final berth.
McManus looked likely to reduce the deficit to 5-4 on a break of 64, but the world number 10 missed a routine red and Williams capitalised to set up a dream last-eight showdown with tournament crowd-pleaser Jimmy White.
Victory was sweet for Williams after a run of form which has threatened his place in the top-16, a far cry from his World Championshp winning seasons in 2000 and 2003.
www.breakingnews.ie /story.asp?j=2845005&p=z845xzx&n=2845097&x=&fs=1   (459 words)

 Alan's finally falling in love with The Crucible - Evening Times   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Alan McManus has not enjoyed his visits to The Crucible Theatre for the last decade.
There were plenty of balls potted by the pair before McManus clinched a 34-minute decider.
Davis may not be a genuine Crucible contender, but still displayed great determination by defeating Northern Ireland's Gerard Greene 10-9 to record his first win in Sheffield for five years.
www.eveningtimes.co.uk /sport/6017699.shtml   (314 words)

 Alan McManus Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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 Eurosport - Snooker - Northern Ireland Trophy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Stephen Hendry and Alan McManus ended the hopes of local boys Mark Allen and Joe Swail in the Northern Ireland Trophy on Friday evening.
And the man many consider to be the greatest of all time clinched the match with a yellow to pink clearance in the sixth frame.
Swail pinched the fourth by clearing from blue to fl, but McManus hit a magnificent 140 total clearance to move within one frame of victory, and then settled the tie in the very next frame with breaks of 45 and 40.
www.eurosports.com /home/pages/v4/l2/s52/e11229/sport_lng2_spo52_evt11229_sto755652.shtml   (332 words)

 BBC SPORT | OTHER SPORTS | Hendry through to China semis
Stephen Hendry reached the last four of the China Open with a 5-2 quarter-final victory over fellow Scot Alan McManus.
McManus, who now trails Hendry 18-8 in career meetings, contributed to his own downfall by missing a straightforward brown in the first frame and again in the seventh.
McManus put the pressure back on by claiming frame five with a 48 break after Hendry had overcut a red to a middle pocket.
newssearch.bbc.co.uk /sport1/low/other_sports/1072392.stm   (351 words)

 Review of Alan Sugar's book The Apprentice   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Described as 'the ultimate job interview', The Apprentice is a BBC reality TV show where 14 applicants compete for a job with Alan Sugar.
While there's a show-by-show summary at the end of the book, including commentary from Sir Alan about what prompted his firing decision, the detail here is sketchy.
The middle of the book 'How to be an apprentice' describes what Alan Sugar was looking for and reveals what under another jacket might be called 'the secret of my success'.
www.sean.co.uk /books/amstrad/apprentice.shtm   (644 words)

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