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World Matchplay
27
Jul
2017

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...
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26
Jul
2017

Anderson Out Of The World Matchplay

Daryl Gurney caused the biggest upset at this years Betvictor World Matchplay, as he dumped out the world number two and second seed Gary Anderson. This was the biggest win of Gurney’s career to date, as he booked a quarter-final spot against Mensur Suljovic. The Northern Ireland star produced a stunning display from start to...
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26
Jul
2016

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...
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24
Jul
2016

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...
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22
Jul
2016

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...
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13
Jul
2016

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...
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12
Jul
2016

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...
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09
Jul
2016

Hat-Trick For Anderson

Gary Anderson snatched a hat-trick of World Series titles, by winning the Tokyo Masters beating world number one Michael van Gerwen 8-6. Having already won in Dubai and Auckland, Anderson would have already been full of confidences as the World Matchplay approaches. Van Gerwen had won the other World Series event in Shanghai last weekend....
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07
Jul
2016

World Matchplay 1st Round Draw

The draw for the first round of the BetVictor World Matchplay has been done, and it’s fair to say there are some significant ties that we can all look forward to. Michael van Gerwen is the reigning champion and will be looking to get off to a great start as he faces Jamie Caven. The...
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05
Jul
2016

Tough Looking Test For Taylor After The Tokyo Masters 1st Round Draw

The draw for the 2016 Tokyo Masters is now complete. The reigning champion Phil Taylor will start his defence against Haruki Muramatsu, this coming Wednesday. Taylor has the toughest looking of the first round games, as Muramatsu is the most experienced Japanese player. Muramatsu has played Taylor on three occasions but lost all three. The...
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