Tom Crocker

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Date registered: March 14, 2016

Latest posts

  1. 2017 PDC Calendar Unveiled — August 14, 2016
  2. TAYLOR AND MVG SET UP FINAL SHOWDOWN — July 24, 2016
  3. 2016 World Matchplay Draw Confirmed — July 7, 2016
  4. LEWIS AND TAYLOR SECURE FOURTH WORLD CUP CROWN FOR ENGLAND — June 6, 2016
  5. INTERVIEW: WHITE ADMITS PREMIER LEAGUE HOPE DERAILED WORLD TITLE BID — May 30, 2016

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Aug 14

2017 PDC Calendar Unveiled

There will be an additional 11th European Tour event on the 2017 calendar as well as an increased number of Players Championship and Challenge Tour events, the PDC today revealed. The continued expansion of events will see more darts than ever, beginning with a four-day qualifying school in January before the world’s top 16 compete in …

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Jul 24

TAYLOR AND MVG SET UP FINAL SHOWDOWN

Michael van Gerwen and Phil Taylor set up a repeat of the 2014 World Matchplay final with dominant semi-final displays in Blackpool. World number one van Gerwen was the first man through, comfortably seeing off Adrian Lewis 17-9 before Taylor went one better to ease past Gary Anderson 17-8. It will be the first time …

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Jul 07

2016 World Matchplay Draw Confirmed

Michael van Gerwen will begin the defence of his World Matchplay crown against Jamie Caven. MVG, who stormed to his first Blackpool title last year, is the bookmakers’ favourite to retain the Matchplay trophy and will be fancied to get the better of Derby ace Caven. The 32-man tournament features the world’s top 16 players …

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Jun 06

LEWIS AND TAYLOR SECURE FOURTH WORLD CUP CROWN FOR ENGLAND

England duo Phil Taylor and Adrian Lewis upset the odds to come from 2-1 down to defeat Holland 3-2 in the World Cup final in Frankfurt. Having won the tournament together three times previously, Taylor and Lewis went into the event as number one seeds but after losing the pairs contest, they seemed to be …

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May 30

INTERVIEW: WHITE ADMITS PREMIER LEAGUE HOPE DERAILED WORLD TITLE BID

Ian White feels his hope of securing a Premier League spot contributed to his shock first round exit at the World Championships. White went to Ally Pally in contention of snatching a wildcard space in the 10-man showpiece if he could consolidate a good year with a decent run in London. However, the number nine …

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May 30

BURNETT RETURNS AFTER 18-MONTH BAN

Richie Burnett made his return to action in the PDC this weekend following an 18-month suspension for failing a drugs test. Burnett, the 1995 BDO World Champion, was making a resurgence on the PDC before he was banned from competition for a year and a half after testing positive for cocaine in November 2014. The …

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May 16

WADE SEALS FIRST EUROPEAN TOUR WIN IN TWO YEARS

James Wade beat Michael van Gerwen and Dave Chisnall on his way to a second PDC European Tour title with victory in the European Darts Matchplay in Hamburg. The Machine, whose previous European event win came in Gibraltar in 2014, had already defeated world champion Gary Anderson earlier in the tournament before edging past Benito …

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May 13

MVG TAKES TOP, LEWIS QUALIFIES FOR O2

Michael van Gerwen defeated Phil Taylor 7-5 in the much anticipated top-of-the-table clash in Rotterdam. MVG, given a rousing hero’s welcome in front of his home crowd, posted two 180s in the first leg but showed his nerves by missing a host of doubles as Taylor took the lead. But, in the first Premier League …

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May 09

MVG STORMS TO SECOND STRAIGHT GIBRALTAR DARTS TROPHY

Michael van Gerwen defeated Dave Chisnall 6-2 in the final to retain his Gibraltar Darts Trophy title. MVG eased past Mervyn King in the last 16 before being given a real scare by home favourite Dyson Parody in the quarter-finals. Parody, who beat Dirk van Duijvenbode, Jelle Klaasen and Max Hopp to reach the last …

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May 07

GURNEY SETS UP WRIGHT CLASH AS PIPE SECURES WHITEWASH IN GIBRALTAR

Daryl Gurney set up a tasty showdown with Peter Wright after coming through a high quality game against David Pallett 6-3 in the first round of the Gibraltar Darts Trophy. Gurney, whose 102.1 was the highest average of the opening day, continued his fine recent form to see off Pallett and move into a day …

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