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Eric Bristow
John Lowe
Jocky Wilson
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Players of the past (pre 1990) who would be the biggest threat today
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Who from the past in their prime (pre 1990) do you think would be the biggest threat/major winner now (2017)
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In my opinion it should be either Bristow or Lowe. It depends on who you think was better of these two. I think Bristow would cope with today players and the pressure on the tour better.
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Eric in his prime all day long
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Jocky would be the one id like to see most but i think Bristow at his best would put up a fight...would love to see how both would deal with the fist pump culture of today Smile
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Brissy for me , although Lowe is a close 2nd .
 

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had to go with Lowe.  bristow has talent but not sure he could/would put in the work needed to play at the current level of the top pros.
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That is a very valid point, John Lowe was always the consummate professional.
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John Lowe. just. Great player and mentally strong.
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I've gone for Lowe as he always seemed unphased
reminded me of a metronome and you just know he was mentally strong too
pretty sure Bristow would have cut it too
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Of all those listed, if they were all playing now at least 3 of them would be broke with all the DRA fines they would have to pay out - Bristow, Wilson and Evans.

Playing at their prime though I would give Bristow, Lowe and Evans chances against players today.
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Goin to go with Evans , my opinion could be up there with the very best would of love to see what he could do on these modern boards
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Lowe IMO
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Agree with most above in Bristow and Lowe. Bristow wasn't a 5 time world champion for nothing and Lowe had a great attitude, stroke and temperament to compete with today's pros.
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Bristow or Lowe for me.
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Keith Deller   Lol OMG1.GIF :derrr: :snapo: rofl

   
 

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