sport news World Championship should move from 'SMELLY' Crucible, insists snooker star - ... trends now

sport news World Championship should move from 'SMELLY' Crucible, insists snooker star - ... trends now
sport news World Championship should move from 'SMELLY' Crucible, insists snooker star - ... trends now

sport news World Championship should move from 'SMELLY' Crucible, insists snooker star - ... trends now

The World Snooker Championship has taken place at the Crucible since 1977 The Crucible remains a hugely iconic British sporting venue based in Sheffield  However, Hossein Vafaei slammed the venue and called for major improvements 

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Snooker star Hossein Vafaei has slammed the Crucible and called for the World Snooker Championship to be moved.

The Crucible in Sheffield is an iconic British sporting venue, hosting the sport's most prestigious and long-running tournament since 1977.

However, there have been increasing calls for a new location for the showpiece event in recent years, with seven-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan among those, suggesting it could move to China or Saudi Arabia in the future.

And Vafaei, who is the first professional snooker player from Iran, joined that side of the argument and hit out at the venue.

'Everything's so bad,' Vafaei fumed after his 10-5 first round defeat by Judd Trump on Sunday. 'If you ask me if I want to come back here, I would tell you no way. 

Hossein Vafaei slammed the Crucible and said the World Championship should be moved

Hossein Vafaei slammed the Crucible and said the World Championship should be moved

The Crucible in Sheffield is an iconic venue and has hosted the prestigious event since 1977

The Crucible in Sheffield is an iconic venue and has

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