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Final qualifiers confirmed for German Darts Championship

Sep 25, 2020

Emerging star Nico Kurz, Belgium's Ronny Huybrechts and New Zealander Cody Harris were amongst the final six qualifiers for the German Darts Championship on Thursday night.

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PDC Home Tour II Phase One Group Ten

Sep 24, 2020

Phase One of PDC Home Tour II concludes on Thursday with Group Ten - watch live in PDCTV throughout the day.

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Nick Kenny Kenny, Dobey & Bates progress from Home Tour II Group Nine

Sep 23, 2020

Nick Kenny, Chris Dobey and Barrie Bates finished as the top three players in PDC Home Tour II Group Nine on Wednesday, securing their passage to the second phase.

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European Tour double confirmed for October

Sep 22, 2020

Two further PDC European Tour events have been confirmed to be staged in Sindelfingen and Riesa during October.

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Price has 'one eye on becoming World Champion' after third TV crown

Sep 21, 2020

Gerwyn Price has revealed he has 'one eye on becoming World Champion' after lifting his third TV title in Salzburg on Sunday.

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Clark completes charity walk as donations exceed £37,000

Sep 11, 2020

Dave Clark has completed his latest #MarchForACure charity walk - raising over £37,000 for Parkinson's UK in the process.

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Unbeaten Meikle wraps up Home Tour II Group Six

Sep 10, 2020

Ryan Meikle enjoyed a perfect day in Group Six of the PDC Home Tour II on Wednesday, while Ross Smith and Gabriel Clemens also reached the second phase.

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Scandinavian success in Home Tour II Group 5

Sep 9, 2020

Scandinavian duo Marko Kantele and Daniel Larsson were joined by Damon Heta in qualifying from Group Five of the PDC Home Tour II on Tuesday.

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Player entries confirmed for PDC Autumn Series & World Series of Darts Finals Qualifier

Sep 8, 2020

Player entries have been confirmed for the PDC Autumn Series, which will see five Players Championship events take place from September 12-16, and the World Series of Darts Finals Qualifier, which will be held on September 11.

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Stats reveal which PL players are coping best and worst in new conditions

Sep 2, 2020

Glen Durrant has excelled in the new Unibet Premier League playing environment while Michael van Gerwen has struggled most, writes PDC stats analyst Christopher Kempf.

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PDC Home Tour II - Phase One Group Two

Sep 1, 2020

The PDC Home Tour II continues on Tuesday with Phase One, Group Two - watch online throughout the day.

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De Decker, Boulton & Murnan progress as Home Tour returns

Aug 31, 2020

Mike De Decker, Andy Boulton and Joe Murnan secured places in the second phase of PDC Home Tour II after finishing in the top three of Group One.

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Trio battling for survival on Judgement Night

Aug 27, 2020

The first phase of the 2020 Unibet Premier League season concludes on Thursday with Judgement Night, as Rob Cross, Daryl Gurney and Gerwyn Price battle to avoid elimination.

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Gurney kick-starts Unibet Premier League season on Night Seven

Aug 26, 2020

Daryl Gurney ignited his challenge to avoid elimination from the Unibet Premier League with victory over Chris Dobey as the tournament resumed on Tuesday.

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Gerwyn Price Price admits struggle to adjust ahead of Premier League restart

Aug 24, 2020

Gerwyn Price admits he will have to adjust to the new playing environment quicker than he did at the World Matchplay if he is to force his way into the Unibet Premier League Play-Off picture next week.

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Durrant replaces Anderson for World Series Finals

Aug 19, 2020

Kyle Anderson has withdrawn from the World Series of Darts Finals, and will be replaced in the 24-player field for next month's event by Glen Durrant.

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PDC Women's Series moves to Barnsley Metrodome

Aug 18, 2020

The PDC Women's Series weekend from October 16-18 has moved from Cannock to the Barnsley Metrodome due to issues with the venue.

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2020 Grand Slam qualification criteria confirmed

Aug 17, 2020

The qualification structure for the 2020 Grand Slam of Darts has been confirmed ahead of November's tournament.

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Nordic Darts Masters moves to June 2021

Aug 14, 2020

The 2020 Nordic Darts Masters has been cancelled and will now be staged in June 2021 at Forum Copenhagen.

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Pyke's tribute to "amazing wordsmith" Waddell

Aug 13, 2020

Darts commentator Stuart Pyke has paid tribute to Sid Waddell, eight years after the legendary commentator passed away.

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Share your videos & pictures for the Unibet Premier League!

Aug 11, 2020

Darts fans will be able to be part of the action when the Unibet Premier League resumes on Tuesday August 25.

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Ashton welcomes Women's Series move

Aug 10, 2020

History-maker Lisa Ashton is hoping to leave a legacy in the sport and has welcomed the move by the PDC to establish the Women’s Series of events.

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Field confirmed for ET2 in Hildesheim

Aug 7, 2020

Following on from the cancellation of the 2020 European Tour events in Budapest, Jena, Gibraltar and Prague, the field for the newly confirmed event in Hildesheim can be confirmed.

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Further changes to 2020 European Tour schedule

Aug 6, 2020

A further amendment to the 2020 PDC European Tour has been made, with the events in Budapest, Jena, Gibraltar and Prague now not able to take place as planned, but with a new event scheduled in Hildesheim.

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PDC to introduce four-event Women's Series

Aug 5, 2020

The PDC will stage a four-event Women's Series in October 2020, giving players the opportunity to qualify for the William Hill World Darts Championship as well as the Grand Slam of Darts.

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Field confirmed for World Series of Darts Finals

Aug 4, 2020

World number one Michael van Gerwen and reigning World Champion Peter Wright will headline the field for the 2020 World Series Finals, set to take place in Salzburg, Austria, on September 18-20.

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Durrant rues "missed opportunity" at World Matchplay

Aug 3, 2020

Glen Durrant has admitted that his Betfred World Matchplay semi-final defeat to Dimitri Van den Bergh was "a tough loss to take".

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Adams Wins Title On Day Four Icons Of Darts League With Unbeaten Streak

Jul 31, 2020

Martin Adams has claimed victory on the latest day of action in the MODUS Icons of Darts League after a clean sweep.

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Van Den Bergh's World Matchplay Win Means Belgium Becomes 10th Different Nation To Have A PDC Major Winner

Jul 30, 2020

Dimitri van den Bergh’s World Matchplay win was one that saw records broken and also some interesting statistics.

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Van Gerwen's Dominance is Crumbling, Claims Stompé

Jul 29, 2020

Michael van Gerwen did not win the World Matchplay for a fourth consecutive year. The Dutchman won this tournament for the last time in 2016, after winning this event in 2015 as well.

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Van den Bergh aiming high after Betfred World Matchplay win

Jul 28, 2020

Dimitri Van den Bergh believes that "the sky is the limit" after securing the biggest title of his career to date at the Betfred World Matchplay.

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Anderson: "I've got a lot of work in front of me"

Jul 27, 2020

Gary Anderson has turned his focus to the Unibet Premier League following Sunday's defeat in the Betfred World Matchplay final, admitting "I've got a lot of work in front of me."

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Wright exits World Matchplay to Durrant on Night Five

Jul 23, 2020

World Champion Peter Wright was knocked out of the Betfred World Matchplay on Wednesday as Glen Durrant secured his place in the last eight at the Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes.

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Van Gerwen crashes out of World Matchplay on Night Four

Jul 22, 2020

Michael van Gerwen crashed out of the Betfred World Matchplay on Tuesday night, going down 11-4 to Simon Whitlock at the second round stage in Milton Keynes.

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Price's World Matchplay misery continues on Night Three

Jul 21, 2020

Gerwyn Price's miserable run at the Betfred World Matchplay continued with a 10-7 defeat to Danny Noppert on Monday night in Milton Keynes, as five more first round matches took place.

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2020 Betfred World Matchplay Night Two

Jul 20, 2020

Gabriel Clemens enjoyed a dream Betfred World Matchplay debut by knocking out reigning champion Rob Cross with a 10-8 triumph on Sunday, as Peter Wright overcame a scare against Jose De Sousa.

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2020 Betfred World Matchplay Night One

Jul 18, 2020

FORMER champions Michael van Gerwen, James Wade and Gary Anderson battled through to the second round of the Betfred World Matchplay as the 2020 tournament began in Milton Keynes on Saturday.

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Ranking money at risk at 2020 World Matchplay

Jul 17, 2020

There's plenty of ranking money at stake as PDC action returns to the big stage at the 2020 Betfred World Matchplay, explains official PDC stats analyst Christopher Kempf.

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Fresh look revealed for 2021 Premier League with schedule confirmed

Jul 16, 2020

The Premier League will have a fresh look in 2021 as Brighton returns to the 17-night European roadshow, which will culminate with the Play-Offs in Berlin.

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Joe Cullen discusses 'unfinished business' ahead of World Matchplay

Jul 15, 2020

Joe Cullen believes he has 'unfinished business' at the World Matchplay ahead of his bid for a maiden televised title in Milton Keynes.

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2020 Betfred World Matchplay schedule of play

Jul 14, 2020

Three former champions will be in action on the opening night of the 2020 Betfred World Matchplay on Saturday July 18, with Michael van Gerwen, James Wade and Gary Anderson all set to take to the Marshall Arena stage in Milton Keynes.

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Wright tops final PDC Summer Series rankings

Jul 13, 2020

Peter Wright topped the final 2020 PDC Summer Series Order of Merit after his victory on Day Five in Milton Keynes.

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Dave Clark steps down from Sky Sports coverage

Jul 12, 2020

Dave Clark has announced that he is stepping down from his role as the presenter of Sky Sports' darts coverage.

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PDC Summer Series Day Two

Jul 9, 2020

The PDC Summer Series continues on Thursday with Day Two in Milton Keynes - watch live in PDCTV from 1200 BST.

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Van Gerwen edges Wright for PDC Summer Series Day One win

Jul 8, 2020

Michael van Gerwen celebrated darts' return to action in brilliant fashion with a dramatic victory over Peter Wright in Wednesday's PDC Summer Series Day One final in Milton Keynes.

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Betfred World Matchplay session times confirmed

Jul 7, 2020

The session times for the 2020 Betfred World Matchplay have been confirmed ahead of this year's unique staging of the prestigious event.

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Players Championship events: The lowdown

Jul 6, 2020

Ranked PDC events return this week with the Summer Series of five one-day Players Championship events in Milton Keynes - here we explain the format of these vital tournaments.

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Betfred World Matchplay to take place behind closed doors

Jul 2, 2020

The Professional Darts Corporation can confirm that the 2020 Betfred World Matchplay will not take place at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool, and will instead be played behind closed doors at the Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes from July 18-26.

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Betfred World Matchplay draw to take place on July 12

Jul 1, 2020

The draw for the 2020 Betfred World Matchplay will take place on Sunday July 12, broadcast live across Betfred’s social media channels.

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Grand Slam spot for PDC Summer Series + rankings update

Jun 29, 2020

The winner of the 2020 PDC Summer Series Order of Merit will receive a place in this year's Grand Slam of Darts, while the PDC can also confirm that next month's five events in Milton Keynes will be ranked.

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Betfred World Matchplay race latest ahead of Summer Series

Jun 28, 2020

Following clarification of the PDC ranking situation ahead of the sport's return to action, we take a look at the race to qualify for the Betfred World Matchplay going into the PDC Summer Series.

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Nico Kurz targeting more scalps ahead of 'fairy tale' Ally Pally return

Jun 25, 2020

Nico Kurz believes he can make a big impression once again at Alexandra Palace in December, having secured his place at the 2020/21 William Hill World Darts Championship.

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PDC's most clinical finishers on the 15 most common checkouts revealed

Jun 21, 2020

Ahead of the return to live action, PDC stats man Christopher Kempf takes a look at the 15 most common checkouts attempted by the world's top ten and their success rates.

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Relive classic World Cup moments alongside the stars!

Jun 20, 2020

Fans can now relive classic moments from the World Cup of Darts alongside some of the sport's top names - including four-time winner Adrian Lewis & Scotland's victorious 2019 team.

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Michael van Gerwen targeting another decade at the top

Jun 16, 2020

Michael van Gerwen has revealed his ambition to stay at the top of world darts for the next ten years, as he plots his return to action next month.

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Nico Kurz wins Super League Germany to book Ally Pally return

Jun 15, 2020

Nico Kurz secured his return to Alexandra Palace by winning the 2020 Hylo Care Super League Germany on Sunday, defeating Dragutin Horvat 10-9 in the final.

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Home Tour champion Nathan Aspinall sets sights on World Matchplay title

Jun 7, 2020

Newly-crowned Home Tour champion Nathan Aspinall is targeting a third televised title at the Betfred World Matchplay.

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Nathan Aspinall crowned Home Tour champion

Jun 6, 2020

Nathan Aspinall was crowned champion of the PDC's first ever home-staged event by winning the Low6 Home Tour Championship Group on Friday night.

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Aspinall & Clayton complete Low6 Home Tour Championship Group

Jun 5, 2020

Nathan Aspinall and Jonny Clayton claimed the final two places in the Low6 Home Tour Play-Offs Championship Group with superb displays in Thursday's Semi-Final Group Two.

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Anderson & Klaasen reach Low6 Home Tour Championship Group

Jun 4, 2020

Gary Anderson and Jelle Klaasen secured places in the Low6 Home Tour Play-Offs Championship Group on Wednesday.

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Jonny Clayton completes Home Tour semi-finals line-up

Jun 3, 2020

Jonny Clayton completed the semi-finals line-up of the Low6 Home Tour Play-Offs by winning Group Eight on Tuesday night.

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Nathan Aspinall wins Group Seven decider to reach Home Tour semi-finals

Jun 2, 2020

Nathan Aspinall became the latest player to reach the semi-finals of the Low6 Home Tour Play-Offs as he won all three of his matches on Monday night.

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Dave Chisnall wins Group Four to reach Home Tour semi-finals

Jun 1, 2020

Dave Chisnall reached the semi-finals of the Low6 Home Tour Play-Offs, winning Group Four on Friday evening.

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Joe Cullen wins Low6 Home Tour Play-Offs Group Six

Jun 1, 2020

Joe Cullen qualified for the semi-finals of the Low6 Home Tour Play-Offs by winning Group Six on Sunday night.

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Rob Cross wins Group Five to reach semi-finals

May 31, 2020

Rob Cross came out on top of Group Five of the Low6 Home Tour Play-Offs on Saturday night to reach the semi-finals.

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Gary Anderson maintains unbeaten Home Tour run to reach semi-finals

May 29, 2020

Gary Anderson maintained his unbeaten run in his own home to reach the semi-finals of the Low6 Home Tour Play-Offs, winning Group Three on Thursday evening.

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De Decker into Semi-Finals

May 28, 2020

Mike De Decker became the second player through to the Semi-Finals of the Low6 Home Tour Play-Offs, as he topped the table ahead of Glen Durrant, Stephen Bunting and Alan Tabern on Night Two.

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Ten years on: A defining night in darts history revisited

May 27, 2020

Sunday May 24 marks ten years since Phil Taylor created history during the 2010 Premier League Play-Offs as the first player to hit two nine-darters in one match.

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Jelle Klaasen wins Low6 Home Tour Play-Offs Group One

May 26, 2020

Jelle Klaasen became the first player to progress to the semi-finals of the Low6 Home Tour Play-Offs by winning Tuesday's Last 32 Group One.

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FIRST EVER DRIVE-IN DARTS EXHIBITION FEATURING VAN GERWEN AND VAN BARNEVELD SET TO TAKE PLACE IN JUNE

May 22, 2020

The first ever Drive-In Darts exhibition is set to take place at the end of June featuring Michael Van Gerwen and Raymond van Barneveld among others.

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ANDERSON NOT OPTIMISTIC OF DARTS RESUMING IN COMING MONTHS: “I THINK THIS YEAR WILL JUST BE WRITTEN OFF TO BE HONEST”

May 22, 2020

Gary Anderson like many is in lockdown and spoke in a recent interview about how he is filling his time which has included home-schooling and of course playing in the PDC Home Tour which he came through last week.

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NICHOLSON NAMES PAINTER IN HIS TOP FIVE CHARACTERS OF DARTS

May 21, 2020

Paul Nicholson in his latest column for Sporting Life is going over his top five characters of darts and the first of which is Kevin Painter.

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Groups confirmed for Low6 Home Tour Play-Offs

May 20, 2020

The eight groups have been confirmed for the Low6 Home Tour Play-Offs ahead of the tournament's return on May 26.

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Wright completes Home Tour last 32

May 19, 2020

World Champion Peter Wright became the final player to book their spot in the Last 32 of the Unibet Home tour, as he topped the table on the final night of first round action.

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Joe Cullen wins Unibet Home Tour Group 31

May 17, 2020

Joe Cullen produced the finest string of displays seen so far on the Unibet Home Tour to win Group 31 on Sunday night.

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Gary Anderson wins Unibet Home Tour Group 30

May 16, 2020

Gary Anderson enjoyed a perfect night on his Unibet Home Tour debut to win Group 30 on Saturday night.

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Luke Humphries wins Unibet Home Tour Group 28

May 15, 2020

Luke Humphries won all three games in style on Night 28 of the Unibet Home Tour to ensure his progression to the Last 32.

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Waites too strong on Night 27

May 14, 2020

Scott Waites won all three of his games to win the group on Night 27 of the Unibet Home Tour, and secure safe passage to the Last 32 stage.

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Line-ups & fixtures revealed for Unibet Home Tour Groups 29-32

May 14, 2020

Gary Anderson and Cristo Reyes will make their Unibet Home Tour debuts this weekend, while Peter Wright and Gerwyn Price are amongst the players competing for a second time as the innovative tournament continues.

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De Decker wins on Night 26

May 13, 2020

Mike De Decker took the group on Night 26 of the Unibet Home Tour, beating Steve Brown on their head-to-head record to progress.

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Jose De Sousa wins Unibet Home Tour Group 25

May 12, 2020

Jose De Sousa dropped just one leg on his way to topping Group 25 of the Unibet Home Tour on Monday night.

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Line-ups & fixtures revealed for Unibet Home Tour Groups 26-28

May 12, 2020

Michael Smith and Steve Beaton will be among the players returning to Unibet Home Tour action this week, with the line-ups & fixtures confirmed for Groups 26-28 from May 12-14.

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2020 Betfred World Matchplay Update

May 12, 2020

The PDC has issued the following update in relation to the 2020 Betfred World Matchplay...

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Jamie Hughes wins Unibet Home Tour Group 24

May 10, 2020

Jamie Hughes enjoyed a perfect night on the Unibet Home Tour to win Group 24 on Sunday night.

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Bedroom sanctuary for Ryan Murray's Unibet Home Tour challenge

May 7, 2020

Ryan Murray will be spending Wednesday night locked away in his bedroom - after moving his practice board to ensure peace and quiet for his Unibet Home Tour challenge.

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Glen Durrant wins Unibet Home Tour Night 19

May 6, 2020

Glen Durrant picked up a hat-trick of victories to top Group 19 of the Unibet Home Tour on Tuesday night.

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Line-ups & fixtures revealed for Unibet Home Tour Groups 21-24

May 6, 2020

Former World Champion Rob Cross is among the next group of players who will star in the Unibet Home Tour, with the line-ups and fixtures now confirmed for Groups 21-24.

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Stephen Bunting wins Unibet Home Tour Group 18

May 5, 2020

Stephen Bunting enjoyed a clean sweep of wins as he topped Group 18 of the Unibet Home Tour on Monday night.

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Damon Heta wins Unibet Home Tour Group 17

May 4, 2020

Damon Heta won Group 17 of the Unibet Home Tour on Sunday night, topping the group on leg-difference ahead of John Henderson and Krzysztof Kciuk.

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Carl Wilkinson wins Unibet Home Tour Group 13

Apr 30, 2020

Carl Wilkinson won Group 13 of the Unibet Home Tour, as the home-staged tournament continued on Wednesday night.

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Max Hopp wins Unibet Home Tour Group 12

Apr 29, 2020

Max Hopp won Group 12 of the Unibet Home Tour on Tuesday night as technical issues for Keegan Brown forced a reshuffle of the fixtures.

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Alan Tabern wins Unibet Home Tour Group 11

Apr 28, 2020

Alan Tabern came through a final game thriller to top the table on his head-to-head record in Group 11 of the Unibet Home Tour.

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Nathan Aspinall wins Unibet Home Tour Group Ten

Apr 27, 2020

Nathan Aspinall won Group Ten of the Unibet Home Tour, as the home-staged tournament continued on Sunday night.

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Martijn Kleermaker wins Unibet Home Tour Group Nine

Apr 26, 2020

Martijn Kleermaker won Group Nine of the Unibet Home Tour by a single leg, as the home-staged tournament continued on Saturday night.

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Line-ups & fixtures revealed for Unibet Home Tour Groups 9-12

Apr 24, 2020

Premier League stars Michael Smith and Nathan Aspinall are amongst the next 16 players set to take part in the Unibet Home Tour, with the line-ups and fixtures confirmed for Groups Nine to 12.

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Ryan Searle wins Unibet Home Tour Group Six

Apr 23, 2020

Ryan Searle won Group Six of the Unibet Home Tour, as the innovative new tournament continued on Wednesday night.

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Nick Kenny wins Unibet Home Tour Group Five

Apr 22, 2020

Nick Kenny won Group Five of the Unibet Home Tour, as the innovative new tournament continued on Tuesday night.

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NENTJES IMPRESSES WITH CLEAN SWEEP VICTORY IN PDC HOME TOUR GROUP FOUR

Apr 21, 2020

Geert Nentjes has claimed an impressive clean sweep in PDC Home Tour Group Four remaining unbeaten in reaching the second round.

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Chisnall wins Unibet Home Tour Group Three

Apr 20, 2020

Dave Chisnall won Group Three of the Unibet Home Tour on Sunday evening as the innovative new tournament continued with Night Three.

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Nine-Dart Woodhouse wins Unibet Home Tour Group Two

Apr 18, 2020

Luke Woodhouse landed a brilliant nine-darter and claimed victory in the Unibet Home Tour's Group Two on a memorable Saturday night for the internet-streamed event.

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