BBC Sport - Meet Joel Walker: Sheffield's snooker hometown hero

Meet snooker's hometown hero

BBC Sport speaks to Sheffield snooker player Joel Walker about becoming the first hometown player to participate at the World Championship.

Walker, who will have to get through three rounds of qualifying to make it to the final stages, says he dreams about playing at The Crucible "every time he picks up his cue".

The BBC is hosting a festival of live programmes and free events to celebrate the World Snooker Championship across the city of Sheffield. For information on free tickets to these programmes and more, visit the BBC Shows and Tours website.

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