Snooker legend Willie Thorne reveals his prostate cancer is back at Southport FC dinner March 31st, 2016 jmr jmr Latest News Shares Comments Photo: Willie Thorne speaking at the Southport FC Sportsmans Dinner Snooker legend Willie Thorne reveals his prostate cancer is back whilst speaking at the Southport FC sportsmans dinner held in Southport tonight, Thursday 31 March 2016. The devastating news was announced by Willie only months after the former Strictly Come Dancing star had the all clear. Prior to that he ran up £1million gambling debts, sparking a suicide attempt and leading to him declaring himself bankrupt. But Willie, whose distinctive voice was heard by millions of snooker fans during commentary on the BBC’s recent coverage of the World Championship, is upbeat about his chances. Whatever the outcome, Willie says he will carry on working during his treatment. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK, with over 40,000 new cases diagnosed every year. Members of the audience at tonight’s sportsman dinner were reportedly in tears in tears when the snooker legend announced the news. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!