A respectful doff of Wanstead’s cap should go to Ronnie O’Sullivan, former Wanstead High School pupil, who on Sunday won the UK Snooker Championship for a record seventh time.
O’Sullivan – also five times world champion – is one of the greatest players in the history of snooker, and has his tweets demonstrate, still an occasional visitor here from his home in Chigwell.
This is what life is all about robins pie mash in Wanstead best there is pic.twitter.com/A22YbKD6fZ— Ronnie O'Sullivan (@ronnieo147) November 23, 2016
@wansteadbarber can I get a haircut tommorow before I start at the masters ?— Ronnie O'Sullivan (@ronnieo147) January 13, 2017
went to school there.. And played snooker there great place— Ronnie O'Sullivan (@ronnieo147) November 30, 2016