Snooker world rankings 1979/1980

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Snooker world rankings 1979/1980: The professional world rankings for the top 28 snooker players in the 1979/1980 season are listed below.

No. 1: Ray Reardon
Born (1932-10-08) October 8, 1932 (age 85)
Sport country  Wales
Professional 1967–1992
Highest ranking 1
No. 2: Dennis Taylor
Dennis Taylor, 2004.jpg
Born (1949-01-19) January 19, 1949 (age 69)
Sport country  Northern Ireland
Professional 1972–2000
Highest ranking 2
No. 3: Eddie Charlton
Born October 31, 1929
Died November 7, 2004(2004-11-07) (aged 75)
Sport country  Australia
Professional 1963–1995
Highest ranking 3
No.[1][2][3] Name Nationality
1 Ray Reardon  Wales
2 Dennis Taylor  Northern Ireland
3 Eddie Charlton  Australia
4 John Spencer  England
5 Cliff Thorburn  Canada
6 Fred Davis  England
7 Perrie Mans  South Africa
8 Terry Griffiths  Wales
9 Graham Miles  England
10 John Virgo  England
11 Alex Higgins  Northern Ireland
12 Bill Werbeniuk  Canada
13 Doug Mountjoy  Wales
14 John Pulman  England
15 David Taylor  England
16 Patsy Fagan  Ireland
17 Willie Thorne  England
18 Steve Davis  England
19 Kirk Stevens  Canada
20 Pat Houlihan  England
21 Rex Williams  England
22 Jim Meadowcroft  England
23 John Dunning  England
24 Warren Simpson  Australia
25 Ian Anderson  Australia
26 Marcus Owen  England
27 Bernard Bennett  England
28 Paddy Morgan  Australia

References[edit]

  1. ^ Turner, Chris. "Historical World Rankings 1975/76 to 1989/90". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 8 June 2012. Retrieved 26 February 2011. 
  2. ^ "Ranking History". Snooker.org. Retrieved 6 February 2011. 
  3. ^ Hayton, Eric (2004). The CueSport Book of Professional Snooker. Lowestoft: Rose Villa Publications. pp. 119–123. ISBN 0-9548549-0-X.