Wednesday, 26 January 2011

Tyler Goodjohn Looks For a Big Win at Wembley Arena

At Wembley Arena on Saturday 19th February,Tyler is looking forward to put his next opponent in a spin when he appears on the undercard of the Lenny Daws vs. Ashley Theophane and John O’Donnell vs. Craig Watson, British title double header.

In September 2010,Tyler had started his debut in a spectacular style by stopping his opponent.Tyler is looking forward to start his new year by securing the first win.

“I’m just gonna keep my feet on the ground, it’s easy to get above your station when you’re fighting on such a massive show. I’ve got to keep on training hard and keep learning from my fights. I’m with a great trainer in Tony Sims and I’m only 19 so I’ve got it all to look forward to.”Said Tyler.

“In the week leading up to and come fight night I'm sure there will be pre fight nerves, but it’s a massive occasion for me to showcase how much I’m progressing in the pros and that really motivates me, not many people get the chance to box at such prestigious venues like Wembley Arena in their 3rd fight, so I’m gonna make the most out of this opportunity.”

“Whoever is put in front of me on the night will have to take cover, I’m going to show how brutal and dangerous being stuck in a Tornado can be.” Added Goodjohn.

Monday, 17 January 2011

Ding sees off Williams

The Ladbrokes Mobile Masters had been bowed out by former world champion Mark Williams in the initial round as he suffered a 6-4 defeat to Ding Junhui.

In start both players was facing difficult to find form in a low quality game at Wembley Arena but China's world number four established a 5-2 advantage.

To reduce the deficit to 5-4 next two frames had been won by world number three Williams. However, the left-hander from Cwm was made to pay for missing a chance to square the contest in the 10th frame as Ding booked his place in the second round.

Ding said afterwards: "Mark played well to come back to 5-4 so I had to stay strong.
"I've played him a few times this season and he has beaten me, so it's good for my confidence to beat him.

"I don't want to think about winning the tournament, I just want to relax and think about the next round."

Williams said: "It was a good match. There were a couple of frames that could have gone either way, and if I'd won them it could have been different.
"I thought I had him when I got to 5-4, but he made a good break in the end."

Wednesday, 12 January 2011

King shocks Selby at Wembley

One of the biggest upsets of the season had been produced by Mark King.In the opening round of the Masters at Wembley Arena,he recovered from trailing 2-0 to overcome defending champion Mark Selby 6-4.

The tournament is consider as one of the most respectable competition on the calendar with the world's top 16 players competing for a £150,000 first prize from an overall pot of £500,000.

With a break of 70 in the opening frame,Selby was quickly into his stride

"I have got nothing against Mark. He is a lovely lad, but I just wondered what he was doing when he went two frames up," said King.

"He cleared up on the black and put his cue in the air as if he had won sort of thing, and I said 'alright, you are only 2-0 up, not 5-0 ahead. Lucky enough for me, it spurred me on."

Monday, 3 January 2011

Contactless payment goes live at Wembley Arena

According to,Barclayard has officially introduced contactless payments at London’s Wembley Arena.They had set up more than 100 contactless terminals at Wembley Arena,which will allow purchases for customers up to £15 with a simple tap of their credit or debit cards against a reader at the point of sale.

The fresh system also allows Barclaycard customers to use the venue’s ‘fast track’ entrance, access the Barclaycard Unwind Lounge and get advanced tickets for future events, says

“The music and leisure industry is a fantastic opportunity for contactless, freeing concert-goers from the worry of carrying a wallet or having the correct change,” said Barclaycard head of UK Global Payment Acceptance Stuart Neal. “There’s definitely scope for the implementation of contactless technology across festivals over the coming years - such as that used at Wireless this summer.”