Sporting Chapters

Viking talks Lakeside triumph and his battle to stay healthy

Last Updated: 01/10/12 4:11pm

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Sporting Chapters - Andy Fordham

The latest edition of Sporting Chapters focusses on former BDO World Darts Champion Andy Fordham.

The Viking took the Lakeside title in 2004, beating Mervyn King in the final, but his life since has been beset by health problems with the Londoner applying for a liver transplant in 2008.

Fordham has faced other difficulties in his personal life, including his wife Jenny's battle with cancer, and he spoke about some of those tough times with Sky Sports' Lynsey Hooper as well reflecting on his life at the oche.

Hit the video at the top of the screen to hear Fordham discuss...

How his health is holding up

Becoming BDO World Darts Championship and why he doesn't remember going on stage for the final

His verbal spat with Raymond van Barneveld

Why he drank so heavily during his playing days

His strong bond with wife Jenny

15-time World Darts Champion Phil Taylor

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