Football and Olympics stars join Street Snooker launch in Welwyn Garden City

PUBLISHED: 16:16 22 February 2011 | UPDATED: 14:43 04 March 2011

A street snooker wall

A street snooker wall


A NEW game combining football and snooker was launched in Welwyn Garden City today (Tuesday)

Street Snooker was unveiled in Moneyhole Lane playing fields with much fanfare today.

At the national launch earlier Olympic badminton player Gail Emms MBE and world football freestyle champion, and holder of four Guinness World Records, John Farnworth demonstrated the game.

Welwyn Hatfield Council is the first to house a Street Snooker kick wall at the Moneyhole Lane playing fields.

The equipment was bought by ward councillors Darren Bennett, Roger Trigg and Sara Johnston from Panshanger using £5,000 Community Chest funding.

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