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Winner Taylor hungry for more
World Matchplay champion Phil Taylor is not resting on his laurels and is targeting another tilt at the world crown.
Part: MVG needs patience
John Part says the World Matchplay Final proved that Michael van Gerwen is not yet ready to dominate world darts.
Rod: One of Taylor's biggest
Rod Harrington reckons Phil Taylor is back to his best after his emphatic World Matchplay win over Michael van Gerwen in Blackpool.
Taylor crowned in Blackpool
Phil Taylor claimed the World Matchplay title for a 15th time with a comprehensive 18-9 victory over world number one Michael van Gerwen in Blackpool.
MVG has Taylor in his sights
Michael van Gerwen will have to overcome 17-time champion Phil 'The Power' Taylor if he is to win the World Matchplay Darts for the first time in his career.
MVG faces final Power test
Michael van Gerwen beat Simon Whitlock to reach his first World Matchplay final where he will face reigning champion Phil Taylor, who got the better of Gary Anderson in a thriller.
Taylor sets up Anderson clash
Reigning World Matchplay champion Phil Taylor cruised past Wes Newton on Friday into the semi-finals, where he will face Gary Anderson, who upset Adrian Lewis.
MVG moves into Blackpool semis
Michael van Gerwen made the semi-finals of the BetVictor World Matchplay for the second year running as he came through a titanic struggle with Dave Chisnall 16-12 to set-up a showdown with Australian Simon Whitlock.
Rod: The Power is back on
I think it’s safe to say Phil Taylor is back.
Power hits nine-darter
Phil Taylor hit his 10th televised nine-darter as he powered into the quarter-finals of the BetVictor World Matchplay in Blackpool's Winter Gardens – the very same venue where he first achieved the feat.
Mixed fortunes for Dutch duo
Michael van Gerwen eased into the quarter-finals of the World Matchplay on a night when fellow Dutchman Raymond van Barneveld was knocked out in Blackpool.
Lewis whitewashes Gilding
Adrian Lewis, Gary Anderson, Mervyn King and Stephen Bunting all progressed to the second round of the World Matchplay in Blackpool on Monday.
Mardle - Taylor tweaks working
Wayne Mardle says Phil Taylor looks comfortable on the oche again after overcoming the issues with his new darts.
Taylor shines in Blackpool
Phil Taylor began the defence of his World Matchplay title in impressive fashion as Raymond van Barneveld comfortably came out on top in an all-Dutch battle in Blackpool.
MVG survives Beaton test
Michael van Gerwen was not at his best but just had enough to beat Steve Beaton 10-7 in the first round of the BetVictor World Matchplay in Blackpool to book a second round tie with Ian White.
One of the most eagerly awaited weeks in the darting calendar is upon us as the BetVictor World Matchplay returns to our screens on Sky Sports from the wonderful Winter Gardens in Blackpool.
World Matchplay preview
The 2014 BetVictor World Matchplay begins on Saturday as 32 players compete for a record prize fund in Blackpool.
Win a set of Phil Taylor Power-9Five darts - autographed by the man himself.
Van Gerwen keeps his focus
Michael van Gerwen rates the Winter Gardens in Blackpool as one of England's best venues and wants to claim victory there before he gets married.
Adrian Lewis Q&A
Adrian Lewis is hoping to restore some English sporting pride when he takes to the stage at the World Matchplay Darts.