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Jimmy White meets Everton squad

Snooker ace White gets stuck in at Toffees training ground ahead of Ronnie showdown

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UPDATED:

13:05 GMT, 18 October 2012

Pot the reds then screw back for the yellow, green, brown, blue, pink and Jags.

Everton went all snooker loopy on Thursday as legend Jimmy White dropped by their training complex at Finch Farm.

Right on cue: White poses for a picture with Leon Osman and Phil Jagielka on Thursday

Right on cue: White poses for a picture with Leon Osman and Phil Jagielka on Thursday

Pictured with Leon Osman and Phil
Jagielka (see what we've done with the intro, there), Chelsea-supporter White switched his allegiances for the day
ahead of next week's exhibition clash with Ronnie O'Sullivan.

The 50-year old will face four-time world champion O'Sullivan at the BT Convention Centre in Liverpool on Thursday.

Unusual betting patterns in lead up to Joe Jogia"s clash with Matthew Selt

World snooker report unusual betting patterns in lead up to Jogia's clash with Selt

Unusual betting patterns involving a snooker match due to be played between Joe Jogia and Matthew Selt on Saturday have been spotted, the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association disclosed on Tuesday.

It is said there have been a high number of bets on Selt to win the Snooker Shootout match in Blackpool.

Cue: There were a high number of bets on Selt to win

Cue: There were a high number of bets on Selt to win

Ronnie O"Sullivan beats Ding Junhui in Masters first round at Alexandra Palace

Rocket Ronnie sends holder Junhui packing with first round Masters win at Ally Pally

Ronnie O'Sullivan put a mid-match stumble behind him to knock out defending champion Ding Junhui in the first round of the BGC Masters at Alexandra Palace.

Four-time champion O'Sullivan thrilled a packed crowd in the first match played at the tournament's new home after its move from Wembley, claiming the final two frames to win 6-4 and finishing off with a classy 125.

On cue: Ronnie O'Sullivan was on top form to dump holder Ding Junhui out of the Masters

On cue: Ronnie O'Sullivan was on top form to dump holder Ding Junhui out of the Masters

O'Sullivan had led 4-1 and looked to be cruising through to the quarter-finals, but Ding's fightback began with a fluked red and he levelled the match.

With the support of the London crowd firmly behind him, O'Sullivan flicked a switch and rediscovered his best form.

Sinking feeling: Ding Junhui looks on as O'Sullivan racks up his first round win at Alexandra Palace

Sinking feeling: Ding Junhui looks on as O'Sullivan racks up his first round win at Alexandra Palace

A break of 51 set him up to regain the lead before the century – almost a total clearance but the black stayed up – put an impressive seal on his success.

O'Sullivan will face either UK champion Judd Trump or Stuart Bingham in his next match on Thursday.