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Taylor Sets Up van Gerwen Showpiece In Blackpool

Phil Taylor has set up a mouth watering quarter final with world number one Michael van Gerwen, in his last ever World Matchplay at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool. Taylor has won the World Matchplay fifteen times and would love to add another before he hangs up his darts. Sadly in his way, there is a nearly unstoppable Dutchman. Taylor and van Gerwen have struck up a tense rivalry since 2012, when a young van Gerwen had just started his rise to darting stardom. Which at times has had unsavoury…

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Van Gerwen Breaks His Australia Duck

World number one Michael van Gerwen finally broke his duck in Australia, as the Dutchman won the Perth Masters. In the semi-final MvG would have to get by Peter Wright, Snakebite was the star of the show yesterday as he averaged 109 when beating Corey Cadby. Wright never hit the heights of yesterday, and with only 25% on his doubles was never going to trouble the world number one. Van Gerwen was far from his best, as he only averaged 97 but still had too much for Wright. Van Gerwen…

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Draw For The Perth Masters

The draw for the first round of the Perth Masters has taken place, and has thrown up some mouth watering ties. The standout match is a repeat of a game we saw in Sydney, as world number one Michael van Gerwen will take on home favourite Kyle Anderson. The pair met in the quarter-final of the Sydney Masters and served up a real treat. Michael won the tie 10-6 in a real roof raiser, that again showed that it’s surely only a matter of time till he breaks the PDC…

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Sydney Darts Masters Final Day

Phil Taylor continued his remarkable record down under, as the 16 times champion of the world was crowned Sydney Darts Masters for the fourth consecutive year. Taylor would dominate Dave Chisnall in the semi-final running out a very comfortable 11-4 winner; the power averaged 102 to book his place in the final. In the other semi-final Michael van Gerwen faced Peter Wright. Van Gerwen would race into an 8-2 lead, only finishes of 121 and 156 would get Wright back to 8-4. Van Gerwen would win the match 11-6 with…

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Taylor Hails van Gerwen As the Greatest Ever

After his crushing defeat in the World Matchplay final, Phil Taylor hailed Michael van Gerwen as the greatest ever. After his 16 world titles, Taylor is regarded at the finest player ever to pick up a dart, but his last world title was back in 2013, and his last TV major was the World Matchplay in 2014. Van Gerwen has dominated Taylor in the last two finals they met in, the Premier League final in May and Sunday’s nights Matchplay final. Over the two finals van Gerwen has an aggregate…

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Can Anyone Stop van Gerwen?

After defending his World Matchplay title last night, world number one Michael van Gerwen has now won the Masters, UK Open, the Premier League and World Matchplay in 2016. The Dutchman has been nothing short of sensational of late as the rest of the world’s top stars need search for a way to beat him. Over the week long tournament in Blackpool van Gerwen was never really pushed if the truth is told, as he was just far too good for the field. The big green machine is now starting…

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Van Gerwen Cuts The Power In Blackpool

Michael van Gerwen retained his World Matchplay title after beating Phil Taylor 18-10, in front of a packed house at the Winter Gardens. After both had comfortable semi-finals wins on Saturday night, the dream final of the best ever against the best in the world now had the darting world gripped. It was also a repeat of the 2014 final when Taylor left van Gerwen in tears. This time around both players were in much different places. That was Taylor’s last TV major win, and since then van Gerwen has…

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Michael van Gerwen Spices Up His Semi-Final With Adrian Lewis

Michael van Gerwen and Adrian will lock horns in the World Matchplay semi-final, on Saturday night at the Winter Gardens. The pair both came through their quarter-finals against Dave Chisnall and Peter Wright. The duo are often compared due to their age and styles. MvG has spiced up the semi-final, when being interview by Skysports van Gerwen claimed that if he plays at his best then “Lewis can’t reach my level.” This was in response to Lewis almost gloating, about beating Michael at the World Cup of Darts. With three…

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Exclusive Chat With The 1988 World Champion Bob Anderson

I had the pleasure of sitting down with the 1988 World Champion Bob Anderson. Anderson was one of the founding members of the PDC back in 1993. Now happily retired from the professional game, Bob is still involved in the sport he loves on the exhibition circuit as well as keeping a keen eye on the modern game. I had the chance to ask Bob some of your great questions.   Did you prefer playing at Lakeside or the Circus Tavern?   As far as success I won one major…

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World Matchplay Runners and Riders

World number one Michael van Gerwen will be looking to defend the crown he won last year, but in what has been described as the best World Matchplay lineup ever, it could be the Dutchman’s toughest test yet. So far in 2016 van Gerwen has raised the bar in darts to unbelievable heights. Van Gerwen has already won the first three majors in 2016 winning: The Masters, UK Open and the Premier League and set a new record TV averaging of 123.40 in Aberdeen when he beat Michael Smith 7-1….

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