Edward Diggle

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A billiards match between Diggle and John Roberts, Jr..

Edward Diggle (1864–1934) was a "first class professional billiard player"[1] known as "The Mechanical Methodical Mancunian".

Willie Smith credited Diggles top of the table, a method to increase breaks,as being an integral part of his own style.[2]


  1. ^ Clare, Norman. "E. Diggle PAST MASTERS NO. 12 - March 1984". Billiard and Snooker Heritage Collection. E.A. Clare & Son. Retrieved 11 February 2016. 
  2. ^ Smith, Willie (1930). "Willie Smith – His Page". The Burwat Billiard View (3): 6–7.