Simon Whitlock’s deadly doubling earned him his first victory of the 2014 Premier League Darts season as a perfect display of finishing saw him defeat Robert Thornton in Exeter.
Whitlock didn’t miss a single attempt at a double in a thrilling match, which saw him win the last four legs to fend off an impressive Thornton, who averaged over 103.
The world number three took maximum points to give himself a fighting chance of avoiding relegation, having suffered defeat in each of his first four games. Continue reading
Simon Whitlock has vowed to draw on all of his experience and battling qualities as he aims to kick-start his Premier Darts League season in Exeter this weekend.
The world number three is disappointed to be still searching for his first points of the campaign after four weeks of action.
But Whitlock insists that he remains confident he can avoid relegation after nine weeks as he prepares to take on Wes Newton in Exeter on Thursday. Continue reading
Simon Whitlock is confident he can overcome a slow start to the Premier League campaign to mount a challenge for a play-off position.
The Wizard of Oz – who was suffering from an ear infection during the early part of the Premier League season – is still searching for his first points of the season after losing his first three matches.
But, ahead of his meeting with Phil Taylor in Glasgow on Thursday, Waterlooville-based Whitlock remains convinced he can hit a winning streak to propel him up the table. Continue reading
Determined Simon Whitlock is confident his best form is just around the corner as he chases his first Premier League Darts victory of the season in Belfast on Thursday.
Whitlock takes on Raymond van Barneveld in the third week of the campaign in what is a vital game for the ‘Wizard of Oz’ and one he is approaching in a positive frame of mind. Continue reading
Simon Whitlock is confident he will bounce back from his opening week defeat as he aims to get off the mark in the Premier League in Bournemouth.
The world number three was beaten 7-1 by Adrian Lewis on the opening night of the season in Liverpool last week.
But Whitlock has already put that behind him and is looking forward to taking on talented Scotsman Gary Anderson. Continue reading