Darts News






As the Premier League gathers steam, the stars return to action in Liverpool on Thursday evening. Glen Durrant remains top of the pile, but could slip out of the play off’s with a loss at the Echo Arena.


Durrant goes into his clash with Daryl Gurney as slight favourite, but after a good run in Minehead over the weekend, ‘SuperChin’ will be hoping to continue his momentum in Merseyside.


This weeks challenger Stephen Bunting faces Rob Cross in a rematch of the UK Open last 16 clash from Saturday evening. Cross came away a 10-9 victor on that occasion, but with the home crowd behind him, Bunting may well go one leg better.


Recently crowned UK Open champion Michael van Gerwen faces Gerwyn Price in a rematch from Sunday evening’s final. The two have had a heated rivalry over the past six months, with the Welshman looking for redemption in Liverpool.


Gary Anderson will be looking to get back on track against this season’s surprise package, Nathan Aspinall. ‘The Asp’ has started strongly, winning three of his five matches, and rightly goes into the match as favourite.


Following his nine-darter two weeks ago in Dublin, Michael Smith could go top of the league with a win over reigning World Champion Peter Wright. Wright is yet to hit the heights of his incredible World Championship run in the Premier league, will this be the match that kick-starts his campaign.