O’Sullivan to play through ankle pain in York

Ronnie O’Sullivan intends to play in the Coral UK Championship in York tomorrow despite suffering an ankle injury.

Ronnie O'Sullivan

The five-time World Champion suffered the injury to his left ankle while running in Essex earlier this week. O’Sullivan meets Daniel Wells in the first round on Thursday at 2.30pm at the York Barbican and is determined to play through the pain barrier.

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He tweeted: “Might be one legged Snooker at the #UKChampionship on Thursday.”