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#Phil Taylor

# phil-taylor - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

'I'm pleased that's the end, I haven't got the energy or interest. I can't compete anymore'

After the curtain came down on his sensational career, Phil Taylor praised Rob Cross for his PDC World Darts Championship win.

# phil-taylor - Monday 1 January, 2018

New era! Debutant Rob Cross upsets 16-time world champion Taylor's fairytale ending

The World Championship final finished 7-2 in the Ally Pally.

Phil 'The Power' Taylor hopes to crown 'greatest achievement of all'

Phil ‘The Power’ Taylor is aiming to add a 17th world title to his record haul in today’s World Darts Championship final.

# phil-taylor - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Fairytale continues as unheralded Englishman stuns Van Gerwen in thriller

Rob Cross will go head-to-head with 16-time world champion Phil Taylor on New Year’s Day.

# phil-taylor - Saturday 30 December, 2017

Retiring Phil 'The Power' Taylor marches into World Championship final

The legendary darts player defeated Jamie Lewis at the semi-final stage.

Tonight's semi-finals set as MVG wins Dutch derby thriller and Taylor powers on

It’s Van Gerwen v Cross and Taylor v Lewis in the Ally Pally later.

# phil-taylor - Friday 29 December, 2017

Phil 'The Power' Taylor sets up blockbuster quarter-final

The 16-time world champion will bring his top-level darts career to a close at the end of the competition .

# phil-taylor - Friday 30 December, 2016

'Power' out as Raymond van Barneveld sees off Phil Taylor

There will be no 17th world title for the legendary British player.

# phil-taylor - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Barney books QF place - and a showdown with Taylor could be up next

Van Barneveld came from 3-2 down to beat Adrian Lewis on Wednesday night.

# phil-taylor - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Barney: Tired Taylor could quit darts for good

The 16-time world champion claimed he wasn’t fit enough after his last-16 loss to Jelle Klaasen.

Phil 'The Power' Taylor stunned in World Darts Championship

Jelle Klaasen stunned Phil Taylor at the PDC World Championship on Wednesday.

# phil-taylor - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Dolan out to recreate that Croker feeling as the darts returns to Dublin

PDC stars set to hit Busker’s Bar ahead of World Grand Prix at Citywest.

# phil-taylor - Monday 5 January, 2015

Was Phil Taylor an appallingly bad loser or just a little bit thirsty?

Taylor was denied a 17th world title by Gary Anderson last night.

# phil-taylor - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Gary Anderson is the PDC World Darts champion after a thriller at Ally Pally

‘The Flying Scotsman’ gets the better of Phil Taylor in a marathon decider.

Anderson stuns Van Gerwen to set up PDC World Championship final with Taylor

The 44-year-old Scot knocked out the reigning champion in last night’s semi-final.

# phil-taylor - Thursday 18 December, 2014

How to throw the perfect World Darts Championship party

If you won’t make it to Ally Pally over the next fortnight, this is the next best thing.

# phil-taylor - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Everything you need to know ahead of the PDC World Darts Championship

The magical fortnight that is Christmas darts gets under way tomorrow.

# phil-taylor - Friday 7 February, 2014

VIDEO: Taylor left humiliated after being whitewashed by Van Gerwen

The world number one justified his ranking with a frightening display against the 16-time world champion.

# phil-taylor - Friday 13 December, 2013

Taylor ready to thrill Ally Pally crowd again

The Power is aiming for 17th world title.

# phil-taylor - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

PDC kingpin Taylor wary of darts' young pretenders

It’s almost arrows time.

# phil-taylor - Sunday 6 October, 2013

Interview: Van Gerwen returns to Dublin intent on retaining World Grand Prix title

We spoke to the Dutch darts sensation ahead of this week’s event at Citywest.

# phil-taylor - Friday 29 March, 2013

Did somebody try to spit on Phil Taylor at the darts last night? Spit Spat This post contains videos

Did somebody try to spit on Phil Taylor at the darts last night?

The 16-time world champion beat Raymond van Barneveld in Glasgow but the win was overshadowed by an unsavoury incident.

# phil-taylor - Thursday 3 January, 2013

YouTube top 10: Because Phil 'The Power' Taylor can improve your darts game Going Viral This post contains videos

YouTube top 10: Because Phil 'The Power' Taylor can improve your darts game

Also featuring the best table tennis shots of 2012.

# phil-taylor - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

Darts champion Taylor spikes Olympic hopes

The 52-year-old says the game is unlikely to become an Olympic sport in his lifetime.

Poll: Do you have to like a sportsperson to cheer for them? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you have to like a sportsperson to cheer for them?

We can all acknowledge exceptional performances but do we only support those sportspeople we actually like?

# phil-taylor - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

POLL: Is darts actually a sport? Arrows This post contains a poll

POLL: Is darts actually a sport?

Settle an office argument – is it a sport, or just a pub game on satellite telly?

# phil-taylor - Monday 31 December, 2012

VIDEO: Phil Taylor snubs Barney's congratulations after semi-final win Arrows This post contains videos

VIDEO: Phil Taylor snubs Barney's congratulations after semi-final win

The Power will face Michael van Gerwen in the Ally Pally decider.

# phil-taylor - Sunday 25 March, 2012

11 of the best sports pictures from the past 7 days Freeze Frame This post contains images

11 of the best sports pictures from the past 7 days

From cricketing heroes to simulating strikers, here are 11 images that helped define the week in sport.

# phil-taylor - Thursday 22 March, 2012

O2 to host Premier League Darts in front of sell-out crowd

The PDC visits Dublin this evening and 9,000 fans are set to attend as the sport’s biggest stars battle it out.

# phil-taylor - Wednesday 28 December, 2011

Power out: Taylor beaten in the World Championship

The 15-time world champion crashed out of the second round last night.

The Morning Score: Wednesday

Here’s everything you need to know this morning – apart from the best before date on that cranberry sauce.

# phil-taylor - Monday 10 October, 2011

Power up: Taylor ends Dolan's dream

Phil Taylor added another £100k to his bank balance with a 6-3 win at the World Grand Prix in Citywest last night.

The Morning Score: Monday

Get the week off on the right foot – here’s everything you need to know.

# phil-taylor - Sunday 9 October, 2011

Watch: Dolan sets up Taylor showdown

Irish fans witnessed some spectacular darts at the World Grand Prix on Saturday night – including superb play from Fermanagh’s Brendan Dolan.

# phil-taylor - Monday 18 July, 2011

Barney forgets his darts but remembers to bring his game

Crowd favourite Van Barneveld eases into last 16 of World Matchplay despite leaving his darts at home.

# phil-taylor - Tuesday 4 January, 2011

Adrian Lewis hits the Jackpot with world title win

It was an historic night for Phil Taylor’s apprentice at the Alexandra Palace. Were you watching?

The Morning Score: Tuesday The Morning Score This post contains videos

The Morning Score: Tuesday

A famous nine-dart finish, Keane’s head is on the block and there’s mixed injury news for Ireland’s provinces.

# phil-taylor - Sunday 19 December, 2010

Tony McCoy wins BBC Sports Personality of the Year award

Darts legend Phil Taylor comes second while athlete Jessica Ennis is third.

# phil-taylor - Friday 17 December, 2010

The Morning Score: Friday

Paul O’Connell ponders his next move after his ban yesterday, another Irish star considers a big, big move and Roy Keane says he doesn’t fear the Reaper – whatever happens this week.

# phil-taylor - Thursday 16 December, 2010

Power on: Phil Taylor aiming for yet another world title as PDC crown up for grabs

Crowds to fill Ally Pally for anual darts-fest. Phil Taylor is the man to stop as usual.