Premier League Darts 2019: Dates, fixtures, line-up, results, table, venues, tickets & TV schedule

MVG is the defending Premier League Darts champion (Picture: Lawrence Lustig/PDC)
MVG is the defending Premier League Darts champion (Picture: Lawrence Lustig/PDC)

The dates for the expanded 2019 Premier League Darts season have been announced and tickets are now on general sale.

Ten of the world's best players, who are selected after the 2019 World Championship concludes, will begin the longer 17-week campaign in Newcastle on February 7 and it will all end at the O2 on May 23.

Inbetween there will be a double header in Rotterdam and the tournament will also return to Berlin's Mercedes-Benz Arena following the success of its first outing there in 2018.

This year's sold out double header in Rotterdam occurred to make up for the night in Exeter being cancelled due to adverse weather - but it proved such a hit that a repeat is now scheduled in for March 27 and 28, when Judgement Night occurs!

Two players then drop out and the remaining seven league nights will feature four matches over an increased format in Liverpool, Cardiff, Birmingham, Manchester, Sheffield and Leeds.

Below are all the dates, venues and ticket information while the full line-up and odds will also appear here when announced.

Premier League Darts 2019: Dates and venues

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Night 1, February 7
Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle
TV Channel: Sky Sports (1900 GMT)

  • Five matches

Night 2, February 14
SSE Hydro, Glasgow
TV Channel: Sky Sports (1900 GMT)

  • Five matches

Night 3, February 21
3Arena, Dublin
TV Channel: Sky Sports (1900 GMT)

  • Five matches

Night 4, February 28
Westpoint Arena, Exeter
TV Channel: Sky Sports (1900 GMT)

  • Five matches

Night 5, March 7
BHGE Arena, Aberdeen
TV Channel: Sky Sports (1900 GMT)

  • Five matches

Night 6, March 14
Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham
TV Channel: Sky Sports (1900 GMT)

  • Five matches

Night 7, March 21
Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin
TV Channel: Sky Sports (1900 GMT)

  • Five matches

Night 8, March 27 (Wednesday)
Ahoy Arena, Rotterdam
TV Channel: Sky Sports (1900 GMT)

  • Five matches

Night 9, March 28 (JUDGEMENT NIGHT)
Ahoy Arena, Rotterdam
TV Channel: Sky Sports (1900 GMT)

  • Five matches

Two players will be relegated at the end of the night

Night 10, April 4
SSE Arena, Belfast
TV Channel: Sky Sports (1900 GMT)

  • Four matches

Night 11, April 11
Echo Arena, Liverpool
TV Channel: Sky Sports (1900 GMT)

  • Four matches

Night 12, April 18
Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
TV Channel: Sky Sports (1900 GMT)

  • Four matches

Night 13, April 25
Birmingham Arena, Birmingham
TV Channel: Sky Sports (1900 GMT)

  • Four matches

Night 14, May 2
Manchester Arena, Manchester
TV Channel: Sky Sports (1900 GMT)

  • Four matches

Night 15, May 9
FlyDSA Arena, Sheffield
TV Channel: Sky Sports (1900 GMT)

  • Four matches

Night 16, May 16
First Direct Arena, Leeds
TV Channel: Sky Sports (1900 GMT)

  • Four matches

Night 17, May 23
O2 Arena, London
TV Channel: Sky Sports (1900 GMT)

  • Two semi-finals & the final

2019 Premier League Darts Line-up

The top four players from the PDC Order of Merit, following the 2018/2019 World Championship, will qualify by right and be joined by six invited players to compete in the 2019 Unibet Premier League, shown live on Sky Sports and through the PDC’s worldwide broadcast partners.

How can I buy tickets for the Premier League Darts?

Tickets for the 2019 Unibet Premier League are now on General Sale!

Head now to the ticket information page at www.pdc.tv (click here to find it) for full details and prices.

Where can I watch the Premier League Darts on TV?

Sky Sports will broadcast every night of the Premier League Darts season including the Finals Night at the O2.

Premier League Darts History

The Premier League, a much-loved event for all darts fans and punters, was launched by Sky Sports in 2005 and takes the sport's biggest names all over the UK and Ireland as they compete in a round robin format in a bid to reach the play-offs, when the title is ultimately decided.

The world's top four automatically qualify for the event and are joined by six wildcard selections made by the PDC and Sky Sports to complete a final field.

Unsurprisingly Phil Taylor is the most successful Premier League player of all time having topped the table eight times and going on to lift the trophy on six occasions, while he also went a record 44 games unbeaten from 2005-2008.

James Wade first broke his dominance in 2009 when defeating Taylor's conqueror Mervyn King 13-8 and The Power has only won it twice since then, with Gary Anderson (2011 & 2015), Michael van Gerwen (2013, 2016, 2017 & 2018) and Raymond van Barneveld (2014) being the other champions.

Below we have details of the past finals, a selection of records, the final table of each previous season and a look at which players have ever featured in the event.

Premier League Darts Past Finals & Winners

Premier League Darts Records

Most Titles: Phil Taylor - 6

Longest Unbeaten Run: Phil Taylor - 44 (2005-2008)

Biggest League Victory: Phil Taylor 11-1 Wayne Mardle (2005) & Phil Taylor 11-1 Peter Manley (2005)

Biggest Play-Off Victory: Phil Taylor 16-4 Colin Lloyd (2005 Final)

Whitewashes (since dead legs removed in 2006): Colin Lloyd 8-0 Terry Jenkins (2007), Phil Taylor 8-0 Wayne Mardle (2008), James Wade 8-0 Simon Whitlock (2012), Michael van Gerwen 7-0 Phil Taylor (2014), Michael van Gerwen 7-0 James Wade (2015), Robert Thornton 0-7 Dave Chisnall (2016), Robert Thornton 0-7 Phil Taylor (2016), Michael van Gerwen 7-0 Adrian Lewis (2017), Michael Smith 7-0 Raymond van Barneveld (2018)

Most 180s in a Match: Gary Anderson - 11 v Simon Whitlock (2011)

Most 180s in a Season: Gary Anderson - 79 in 2011

Top 10 High Averages:

  • 123.40 - Michael van Gerwen v Michael Smith, 2016
  • 119.5 - Peter Wright v Adrian Lewis, 2017
  • 117.95 - Michael Smith v Robert Thornton, 2016
  • 117.35 - Phil Taylor v Simon Whitlock, 2012
  • 116.90 - Michael van Gerwen v James Wade, 2015
  • 116.67 - Michael van Gerwen v Peter Wright, 2016
  • 116.10 - Phil Taylor v James Wade, 2012
  • 116.01 - Phil Taylor v John Part, 2009
  • 115.08 - Phil Taylor v Raymond van Barneveld, 2015 *Record Losing Ave*
  • 115.25 - Phil Taylor v Dave Chisnall, 2015
  • 114.17 - Dave Chisnall v James Wade, 2015

Nine-Dart Finishes

  • 2006 - Raymond van Barneveld v Peter Manley, Bournemouth
  • 2010 - Raymond van Barneveld v Terry Jenkins, Aberdeen
  • 2010 - Phil Taylor x2 v James Wade, Wembley (Final)
  • 2012 - Phil Taylor v Kevin Painter, Aberdeen
  • 2012 - Simon Whitlock v Andy Hamilton, London
  • 2016 - Adrian Lewis v James Wade, Belfast
  • 2017 - Adrian Lewis v Raymond van Barneveld, Liverpool

Premier League Darts Past Season Standings

Winner in caps & bold, runner-up in bold.
Top four each year made the play-offs (Top would play fourth)
Points in brackets

Season 2005
PHIL TAYLOR (23)
Colin Lloyd (16)
Peter Manley (12)
Roland Scholten (9)
Mark Dudbridge (8)
John Part (8)
Wayne Mardle (8)
Play-off final:
Phil Taylor 16-4 Colin Lloyd

Season 2006
PHIL TAYLOR (23)
Raymond van Barneveld (21)
Roland Scholten (10)
Colin Lloyd (9)
Ronnie Baxter (8)
Peter Manley (8)
Wayne Mardle (5)
Play-off final:
Phil Taylor 16-6 Roland Scholten

Season 2007
PHIL TAYLOR (25)
Raymond van Barneveld (17)
Terry Jenkins (15)
Dennis Priestley (13)
Colin Lloyd (12)
Peter Manley (11)
Adrian Lewis (10)
Roland Scholten (9)
Play-off final:
Phil Taylor 16-6 Terry Jenkins

Season 2008
PHIL TAYLOR (21)
James Wade (20)
Raymond van Barneveld (18)
Adrian Lewis (12)
Wayne Mardle (12)
Peter Manley (11)
Terry Jenkins (9)
John Part (9)
Play-off final:
Phil Taylor 16-8 James Wade

Season 2009
Phil Taylor (18)
JAMES WADE (17)
Raymond van Barneveld (13)
Mervyn King (12)
Terry Jenkins (9)
John Part (9)
Jelle Klaasen (6)
Play-off final:
James Wade 13-8 Mervyn King

Season 2010
PHIL TAYLOR (26)
Simon Whitlock (16)
James Wade (14)
Mervyn King (13)
Ronnie Baxter (13)
Raymond van Barneveld (11)
Adrian Lewis (11)
Terry Jenkins (8)
Play-off final:
Phil Taylor 10-8 James Wade

Season 2011
Phil Taylor (26)
Raymond van Barneveld (18)
GARY ANDERSON (17)
Adrian Lewis (14)
James Wade (13)
Simon Whitlock (11)
Terry Jenkins (8)
Mark Webster (5)
Play-off final:
Gary Anderson 10-4 Adrian Lewis

Season 2012
PHIL TAYLOR (24)
Simon Whitlock (16)
Andy Hamilton (13)
James Wade (13)
Raymond van Barneveld (13)
Adrian Lewis (12)
Kevin Painter (11)
Gary Anderson (10)
Play-off final:
Phil Taylor 10-7 Simon Whitlock

Season 2013
MICHAEL VAN GERWEN (24)
Raymond van Barneveld (23)
Phil Taylor (20)
James Wade (17)
Robert Thornton (15)
Simon Whitlock (15)
Andy Hamilton (12)
Adrian Lewis (10)
Wes Newton (5)
Gary Anderson (5)
Play-off final:
Michael van Gerwen 10-8 Phil Taylor

Season 2014
Michael van Gerwen (24)
RAYMOND VAN BARNEVELD (20)
Phil Taylor (20)
Gary Anderson (20)
Peter Wright (17)
Adrian Lewis (15)
Dave Chisnall (10)
Robert Thornton (9)
Wes Newton (6)
Simon Whitlock (5)
Play-off final:
Raymond van Barneveld 10-6 Michael van Gerwen

Season 2015
Michael van Gerwen (23)
Dave Chisnall (22)
GARY ANDERSON (20)
Raymond van Barneveld (19)
Phil Taylor (15)
Adrian Lewis (14)
James Wade (12)
Stephen Bunting (11)
Peter Wright (6)
Kim Huybrechts (4)
Play-off final:
Gary Anderson 11-7 Michael van Gerwen

Season 2016
MICHAEL VAN GERWEN (26)
Phil Taylor (24)
Gary Anderson (20)
Adrian Lewis (19)
Peter Wright (17)
James Wade (16)
Raymond van Barneveld (12)
Robert Thornton (6)
Dave Chisnall (3)
Michael Smith (3)
Play-off final:
Michael van Gerwen 11-3 Phil Taylor

2017 Premier League Darts 2017 Table

  1. MVG (Q) P 16 W 10 D 4 L 2 LegD +32 Pts 24
  2. Wright (Q) P 16 W 10 D 3 L 3 LegD +30 Pts 23
  3. Taylor (Q) P 16 W 8 D 3 L 5 LegD +7 Pts 19
  4. Anderson (Q) P 16 W 7 D 4 L 5 LegD +12 Pts 18
  5. Chisnall P 16 W 6 D 4 L 6 LegD -5 Pts 16
  6. RVB P 16 W 6 D 2 L 8 LegD -10 Pts 14
  7. Wade P 16 W 5 D 3 L 8 LegD -13 Pts 13
  8. Lewis P 16 W 6 D 1 L 9 LegD -14 Pts 13
  9. Klaasen P 9 W 1 D 1 L 7 LegD -16 Pts 3
  10. Huybrechts P 9 W 0 D 3 L 6 LegD -23 Pts 3

Finals Night Results

Semi Finals (Best of 19 legs)

  • Michael van Gerwen 10-7 Gary Anderson
  • Peter Wright 10-9 Phil Taylor

Final (best of 21 legs)

  • Michael van Gerwen 11-10 Peter Wright

CLICK HERE FOR ALL THE 2017 SEASON RESULTS & WEEKLY REPORTS & STATS

2018 Premier League Darts Table

  1. MVG P 16 W 11 D 1 L 4 LegD +43 Pts 23
  2. Smith P 16 W 9 D 2 L 5 LegD +24 Pts 20
  3. Anderson P 16 W 8 D 3 L 5 LegD +15 Pts 19
  4. Cross P 16 W 8 D 3 L 5 LegD +5 Pts 19
  5. Gurney P 16 W 4 D 8 L 4 LegD +1 Pts 16
  6. Barney P 16 W 6 D 4 L 6 LegD -8 Pts 16
  7. Wright P 16 W 4 D 6 L 6 LegD -20 Pts 14
  8. Whitlock P 16 W 5 D 3 L 8 LegD -18 Pts 13
  9. Suljovic P 9 W 2 D 0 L 7 LegD -13 Pts 4
  10. Price P 9 W 0 D 2 L 7 LegD -29 Pts 2

Play-Off Night Results

  • Michael van Gerwen 10-6 Rob Cross
  • Michael Smith 10-6 Gary Anderson
  • Final: Michael van Gerwen 11-4 Michael Smith

CLICK HERE FOR PLAY-OFF REVIEW & STATS

CLICK HERE FOR ALL THE RESULTS FROM THE WHOLE SEASON

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