Jimmy 'Whirlwind' White,
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Jimmy White: 'I was a big drinker... I never took cocaine sober'

Jimmy 'Whirlwind' White, has reached six world snooker championship finals and lost them all. Yet he remains one of the game's most popular players.

His recent revelation that he was addicted to drugs in the 1980s though has shocked many of his fans. His frank admission is contained within his new autobiography.

He spoke to BBC Breakfast.

  • 07 Nov 2014
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