Louis Hobbs

Louis Hobbs

Senior Sports Writer

273 Articles

Favourite Football Team

Sheffield United

Favourite Darts Player

Steve Beaton

Favourite NFL team

Baltimore Ravens

Favourite Sporting Venue

The Crucible

Favourite Sports Movie

The Blind Side

Favourite Sporting Memory

Michael Smith's nine darter in the 2023 World Championship final

Meet Louis Hobbs, our esteemed authority on all matters sports-related. With a wealth of knowledge and experience, Louis effortlessly emerges as our go-to expert. His particular expertise in the realms of darts and snooker sets him apart and brings a level of insight that goes beyond the ordinary. Louis also holds a deep affection for all things related to US sports, with a special emphasis on basketball and American football, which stand out as his particular favorites. His content may not resonate with you, if you don't consider Lamar Jackson the most skilled player in the NFL.

What is more a difficult a nine darter or 147?

I simply couldn't answer that one. All I can say is they're both significantly harder than a hole in one. You can fluke a hole in one for sure.

What is your favourite sporting quote?

Sheffield's own, Neil Warnock: "Enjoy yourself, but enjoy it by being disciplined".

Latest Articles by Louis Hobbs

“You’re in Mine and Luke Humphries’ World” says Luke Littler Following Premier League Victory

Darts

“You’re in Mine and Luke Humphries’ World” says Luke Littler Following Premier League Victory

Luke Littler secures Premier League victory with belief, practise, and humour, as well as expressing disappointment over World Cup of Darts exclusion.

Louis Hobbs

2024-05-24

2024 Premier League: Luke Littler Wins First Major Title Beating Luke Humphries in the Final

Darts

2024 Premier League: Luke Littler Wins First Major Title Beating Luke Humphries in the Final

Luke Littler wins the 2024 Premier League title after beating Luke Humphries in a stellar final, which included a nine-dart finish.

Louis Hobbs

2024-05-23

2024 Premier League: Humphries Ousts van Gerwen Setting the Stage for Littler Rematch

Darts

2024 Premier League: Humphries Ousts van Gerwen Setting the Stage for Littler Rematch

Luke Humphries showcased dominance against Michael van Gerwen, paving the way for a highly anticipated rematch of the World Championship final against Luke Littler.

Louis Hobbs

2024-05-23

2024 Premier League: Luke Littler Sweeps Michael Smith Aside for Final Spot

Darts

2024 Premier League: Luke Littler Sweeps Michael Smith Aside for Final Spot

Premier League Darts semi-final: Littler dominates Smith with electrifying play, securing a spot in the final.

Louis Hobbs

2024-05-23

Ronnie O'Sullivan celebrating a win

Snooker

The Top 10 Greatest Snooker Players of All Time

Explore the top 10 greatest snooker players of all time, from Ronnie O'Sullivan to Joe Davis, in a journey through the sport's illustrious history.

Louis Hobbs

2024-05-23

Understanding Foul Rules in 8-Ball Pool

Pool

Understanding Foul Rules in 8-Ball Pool

Discover the intricacies of 8-ball pool fouls: penalties, types, and consequences.

Louis Hobbs

2024-05-23

Louis Hobbs

Louis is our resident stats geek, and sports aficionado. From arm wrestling to ziplining, this man knows it all.

Hailing from a city renowned for both its football and snooker legacy, Louis's passion for sports was deeply influenced by Sheffield's rich sporting culture.

A devoted Sheffield United fan, Louis embarked on his career after a notable work experience stint at the Sheffield Star, where he had the privilege of shaking hands with Billy Sharp.

Louis’ ability to capture the essence of thrilling sports moments, combined with his in-depth knowledge has led him to contribute to many major events in the sports calendar. One of the defining moments in his career came in 2022 when he played a crucial role in the coverage of the Rugby League World Cup.